Go back
8 records returned.

List of all Event assertions around a specific parish

ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
126

Anne Cooper allegedly sends one of her Imps to kill a young girl named Mary.(19)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 19

1645 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
1922

Anne Cooper allegedly attempts to give her daughter Sarah a familiar in the form of "gray Kite, to suck on [her]"(22-23)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 22-23

1645 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
1923

Elizabeth Hare, accused of giving Mary Smith "two Impes" exclaimed, with her hands "upward, that if she were guilty of any such thing, He would shew some example upon her." Immediately "after she shaked and quivered, and fell down to the ground backward, and tumbled up and down upon the ground, and hath continued sick ever since."(23)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 23

1645 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
1956

George Fossett is allegedly bewitched by Mary Wiles "whereby his body was consumed."(http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341122)

Appears in:
Essex Record Office, . Calendar of Essex Assize Records. Online. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk: 2011, http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341122

1645 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
1958

Mary Knights is allegedly bewitched by Anne Cooper; she dies within a month. Cooper is found not guilty of this crime. (http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341134)

Appears in:
Essex Record Office, . Calendar of Essex Assize Records. Online. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk: 2011, http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341134

1637 ? Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
1959

James Curstissurre was allegedly bewitched by Anne Cooper; he dies within one day (or one year?). Anne Cooper is found guilty of this murder. (http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341130)

Appears in:
Essex Record Office, . Calendar of Essex Assize Records. Online. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk: 2011, http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341130

1645 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
2059

A "very handsome young man" appears to Rebecca Jones, standing at the door of her employer's home in Great Clacton, asked Jones how she was, asked to see her her left wrist, and taking a pin from out of her sleeve, and pricked her wrist. This man, a person Jones comes to 'believe' is the devil, carries a drop Jones' blood away on her finger tip. (36-37)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 36-37

1620 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
2060

While en route to St. Osyth, Rebecca Jones encounters a man wearing "a ragged sute, and having such great eyes, that this Examinant was much afraid of him." This man gave (loaned) Jones three familiars like moles, described as having "foure feete apiece, but without tayles, and of a blacke colour" and named Margaret, Amie, and Susan. This wide eyed ragged man also instructed Jones on how to entertain and employ these familiars: nursing them, giving them milk, and using them for select acts of vengeance and murder. (36-37)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 36-37

1620 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England