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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
22

Ursley Kempe allegedly sends her familiar Jacke to kill her brother's wife, Mrs. Kempe, because she "had called her whore and witche."(18)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 18

1582, February   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
24

Ursley Kempe confesses to sending her familiar Tyttey to plague Thorlowe's wife [Grace Thurlowe] by hurting her knee.(23-24)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 23-24

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
25

Ursley Kempe is condemned in April, 1582 for being a witch and using magic to harm others.(19)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 19

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
26

Joan Pechey is accused by Ales Hunt of being skilfull and cunning in witchery.(A4-A4v)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, A4-A4v

1582, February 25   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
27

Elizabeth Bennet is accused of bewitching William and Joan Byet and three of his livestock, all of which died. She also confesses to bewitching William Willes' wife and William Willinga[...]e.(102)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 102

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
28

Annis Glascocke is allegedly identified by one of her old roommates as "a naughtie woman, and a dealer in witchcrafte," according to Michael Stevens. Glascocke "denyeth that she knewe anye such woman, or that any such speaches were vsed vnto her." (38)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 38

1582, March   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
29

Alice Manfielde is accused of sending her imp Robin to plague Cheston's bull, make it pine, and die. This was seen as an act of retribution; Cheston's wife allegedly chides Manfielde and speaks many evil words to her.(63)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 63

1575   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
30

Alice Manfielde is accused of bewitching Joan Cheston's cattle.(70)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 70

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
31

Alice Manfielde is condemned of witchcraft, and swiftly executed in April, 1582.(61)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 61

1582, April   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
32

Margaret Grevell is accused by John Carter of bewitching a brew and halting beer production in her town.(73-79 )

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 73-79

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
33

Margaret Grevell is sent to prison for her mischievous actions.(68)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 68

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
34

Elizabeth Ewstace is accused of hurting Felice Okey's geese. Felice Okey testifies against Elizabeth Ewstace during her trial. (75)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 75

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
35

Elizabeth Ewstace allegedly threatens Felice Okey's husband, leaving him bewitched for a short while with scratches on his face, and no ability to see, hear, or speak.(76)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 76

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
36

Elizabeth Ewstace is interrogated in prison by Brian Darcey; she denies participating in a malefic conspiracy with Alice Manfield, noting that their only business has been when she buys ointment from Manfield to treat her lameness.(79)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 79

1582, February   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
38

Joan Robinson is accused of bewitching animals and men.(100)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 100

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
99

Alice Newman allegedly plagues a nobleman with a spirit.(54)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 54

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
100

Margery Sammon confesses to taking two spirits from her mother.(47)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 47

1582, February 25   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
130

Rose Hallybread explains that she fed her familar with oatmeal, and allowed it to suckle upon her body as payment for services rendered.(29-30)

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, 29-30

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
131

Joyce Boanes allegedly went to John Spall's home, and used imps to kill ten or twelve of his sheep.(31)

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, 31

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
132

Rebbecca Jones confesses that a very handsome young man appeared to her, who may have been the devil.(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

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
266

Ursley Kempe allegedly bewitches Grace Thurlowe's infant, causing the child to fall out of her cradle and break its neck. Kempe later confessed to this crime, claiming that she had sent her familiar Tyffin to hide in the cradle and rock it, jostling the infant, causing it to fall out and break its neck. (Av-A2)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, Av-A2

1581   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
267

Ursley Kempe appears without having been called for and offers to cure Grace Thurlowe's lameness for the cost of twelve pence. Thurlowe accepts the offer and agrees to the price and "she was wel & in good case as shee was before." However, when Kempe appears to collect the money, "saide Grace made answere, that shee was a poore and a needie woman, and had no money: & then the said Ursley requested of her cheese for it: but she said she had none." Kempe left, vexed and annoyed and claimed that she would be even with Thurlowe, and indeed she was. It wasn't simply that Thurlowe's illness returned, it was that she could, from that point in time, never return to health without it appearing that it was costing her son his health to do so: "she saith, that when she is any thing well or beginneth to amend, then her childe is tormented, and so continueth for a time in a very strange case, and when he beginneth to amend: Then shee the saide Grace becommeth so lame, as without helpe shee is not able to arise, or to turne her in her bed."(A2-A2v)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, A2-A2v

1580   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
268

Annis Letherdall accuses Ursley Kempe of bewitching her daughter, Elizabeth Letherdall. Kempe had sent her own son, Thomas Rabbet to Letherdall's home to request some scouring sand, and offered to dye some hose in return. Letherdall refused and sent Kempe's son away empty handed. Upon witnessing Letherdall's daughter Elizabeth carry some sand to another neighbor, Kempe cursed the girl in revenge, causing her belly and private parts to swell. (5)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 5

1581   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
269

Alice Newman, at Ursula Kempe's behest, conspires to sends her spirit Jacke to bewitch Edna Stratton to death. Kempe had been insulted by Edna' husband, and refused spices by Edna herself. This was considered an act of just retribution. (BV, B2)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, BV, B2

1581, December   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
270

Ursley Kempe accuses Ales Newman of sending the spirit Pigin to plague a child.(28)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 28

1582, February 9   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
561

Thomas Rabbet accused Ales Newman allegedly sends two familiars, one to kill Johnson and one to plague his wife.(11)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 11

1582, February 25   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
562

Joan Pechey is allegedly accused by Ales Hunt's mother of being skilled at witchcraft.(12)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 12

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
564

Febey Hunt says that her mother-in-law, Ales Hunt, has two familiars she describes as "little thinges like horses, the one white, the other blacke, the which shee kept in a litle lowe earthen pot with woll, colour white and blacke: and that they stoode in her chamber by her bed side, and saith, that shee hath seene her mother to feede them with milke out of a blacke trening dishe, things that are like horses which she keeps in an earthen pot."(14)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 14

1582, February 25   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
565

Ursley Kempe claims to have learned how to unwitch herself from 'one Cockes wife of Weley.'(17)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 17

1570   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
566

William Hook accuses Ales Newman of having bewitched her husband.(16)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 16

1582, February 23   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
567

Elizabeth Bennet informs (in front of Brian Darcey) on the case of Ales Newman. She states that Ales Newman never sent her familiars to plague Johnson and his wife.(16)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 16

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
568

Annis Glascocke is searched by Annis Letherdall and Margaret Sympson. Glascocke is found to have witch's marks on her left shoulder and thigh that look like they had been sucked, just like Ursley Kempe.(40)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 40

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
569

Margery Sammon is accused of having inherited her deceased mother, Mother Barnes' familiars. Sammon first confesses to returned home to care for her mother for the six months before her death, but she both denies that she had "any spirites of her sayd Mother, or that her mother had any to her knowledge." Having been pulled aside by her sister Ales Hunt, Sammon later confesses to have received two familiars, Tom and Robbyn, from her mother on the day she died.(C4-C4v)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, C4-C4v

1582, February 25   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
574

William Bonner accuses Elizabeth Bennet of causing his wife's lip to swell and her eyes to sink in by kissing her.(20)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 20

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
575

Ursley Kempe informs against Elizabeth Bennet which leads to her being apprehended. After this, Elizabeth Bennet is pressured to confess. She admits sending her familiars to plague her neighbour's cattle.()

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582,

1582, February 22   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
576

Arnold's wife of Sudbury is identified as a witch by Annis Glascocke during her trial.(39)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 39

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
577

Annis Glasgocke calls Ursley Kempe a whore and accuses her bewitching her because she cannot weep.(41)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 41

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
578

Ales Hunt is tried for witchcraft (in front of Brian Darcey). She confesses that two spirits appeared to her and said that Ursley Kempe would betray her.(41)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 41

1528, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
579

Alice Hunt confesses that her sister, Margery Sammon, has two familiars that she inherited from their mother.(43)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 43

1582, February 24   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
580

Joan Pechey is accused during her trial of lying in bed naked with her own son. She denies this, but her son confesses that this is true.(48)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 48

1582, February   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
581

Robert Sanneuet accuses Elizabeth Ewstace of bewitching him circa 1567 and Margaret Ewstace of bewitching his brother Crosse circa 1570.(49)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 49

1582, March 9   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
582

Henry Sellis is accused by Richard Ross of bewitching his horses to death in 1574. (51)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 51

1582, March 1   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
583

Henry Sellis describes (to Brian Darcey) how his mother, Cysely Sellis, kept her goose-eyed black male imp, Hercules (or Jacke) and her white female imp, Mercurie hidden by "foure Brome fagots" in the roots of a crabtree, where they "stand and lye vpo~ a sleese of wooll."(52)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 52

1582, March 3   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
602

John Sellis, the youngest son of Cysley and Henry Sellis, testifies (in front of Brian Darcey) against his parents. He describes an encounter with his parents' white familiar "Impe" and black familiar "John" claiming that "one night there was a blacke thing like his sister, that tooke him by the legge and that hee cried out, saying, father, father, come helpe me and defende mee, for there is a blacke thing that hath me by the legge: at which he saith, his father said to his mother, ye stinking whore what meane yee? can yee not keepe your imps from my children." He also claimed that he had seen "his father to feede them out of a blacke dish with a woodden spone," and "his mother to feed them twise, and that out of a dish with a spone with thinne milke."(53)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 53

1582, March 3   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
603

John and Cysley Sellis are accused by Joan Smith of bewitching a child to death.(53)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 53

1581 (one holy day in the after noone sithence Michaelmas before the trial)   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
604

Henry and Cysley Sellis are tried for witchcraft (by Brian Darcey). Henry Sellis denies having had any part in the death of Richard Ross's horses. Cysley denies any harsh conversation with Ross's wife.(58)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 58

1582, March 1   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
605

Cysley Sellis is searched by Ales Gilney, Joan Smith, and Margaret Simpson for witch's marks. The marks they find are identified as witch's marks on the basis that they are like Ursley Kempe's marks (who was identified as a witch).(58)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 58

1582, March 1   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
606

Ales Baxster is unable to speak or stand after a 'thinge all white like a Cat' paws at her chest.(60)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 60

1581 ? (circa Hallymas pre-trial)   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
615

Ales Hunt and her mother, the Widow Barnes are accused by Ursely Kempe of bewitching Rebecca Durrant, a crime for which Hunt is indicted and tried, but found not guilty.(D4v)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, D4v

1582, March 29   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
616

Cysley Sellis is accused by Thomas Death of bewitching his son, John to death. A crime for which she is indicted, found guilty, and remanded. (D8v)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, D8v

1582, March 29   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
617

Thomas Death accuses Cysley Sellis of murdering his calve.(68)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 68

1558, March 1   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
773

Davie Thurlowe, who is "strangely taken and greatly tormented," and whose had in twisted fully backwards, allegedly recovers from his torments after Ursley Kempe visits him. Kempe had employed a combination of countermagic and reassurance to do this work. She took Davie's hand and said "A good childe howe art thou loden and so went thrise out of the doores, and euery time when shee came in shee tooke the childe by the hands, and saide A good childe howe art thou loden." Kempe reassured Thurlow, firmly stating "I warrant thee I, thy Childe shall doe well enough." Grace Thurlowe, under examination by Brain Darcey, tells this story to Brian Darcy, shortly before she recounts how her and Kempe had fallen out. (A-A2)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, A-A2

1581   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
787

Annis Glascocke is accused of having bewitched Martha Stevens, Charity Page, and the Page's child (or ward) to death. (102)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 102

1582   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
1963

Thomas Bragge is bewitched by Margaret Landish so that he was "was wasted, consumed." Thomas Bragge may be the man represented in _A True and Exact Relation_ as Robert Turners's servant (see Anonymous 331).(http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341178)

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=341178

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2023

Robert Turner's servant (Anonymous 331) is allegedly bewitched by Joyce Boanes, Rose Hallybread, Susan Cock, and Margaret Landish, by virtue of their familiars. Sometimes he would be " struggling with such strength (being but a youth) that four or five strong men were not able to hold him down in his bed."(33)

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, 33

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2024

Robert Turner's servant (Anonymous 331) is heard to crow "perfectly as a cock," an affliction blamed on the torments caused by, or possession by, Susan Cock's familiar. (33)

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, 33

1645, April   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2025

Robert Turner's servant (Anonymous 331) is heard to bark like a dog, an affliction blamed on the torments caused by, or possession by, Joyce Boanes familiar Rug.(33)

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, 33

1645, April   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2026

Robert Turner's servant (Anonymous 331) is heard to "groan in such an extraordinary manner," and "beyond the ordinary course of nature" an affliction blamed on the torments caused by, or possession by, Margaret Landish's familiar. (33)

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, 33

1645, April   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2034

Robert Turner's servant (Anonymous 331) is heard to "to sing sundry tunes in his great extremity of paines," an affliction blamed on the torments caused by, or possession by Rose Hallybread's familiar.(33)

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, 33

1645, April   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2035

Rose Hallybread allegedly accepts a familiar spirit from Goodwife Hagtree (circa 1630). She entertains the familiar for around a year and a half, feeding it with blood and oatmeal, and the loses it.(33-34)

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, 33-34

1630   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2037

Ten or twelve of Richard Welch's lambs are allegedly killed by Joyce Boane's familiars, at her behest.(34)

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, 34

1632   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2038

A calf, a sheep, and a lamb, owned by Thomas Clynch are allegedly killed by Joyce Boane's familiars, at her behest.(34)

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, 34

1632 ?   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2039

Susan Cock allegedly receives two familiar spirits, a mouse named Susan, and a cat names Bess, from her mother, Margery Stokes while she is on her death-bed.(35)

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, 35

1641   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2040

Ten or twelve of John Spall's sheep are allegedly killed by familiars employed by Susan Cock, Rose Hallybread, Joyce Boanes, and Margaret Landish, allegedly at their best. Spall had evidently earned this malice when his wife refused to give or sell cheese curds to a preganant Susan Cock.(35)

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, 35

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2062

Rebecca Jones allegedly teams with Joyce Boanes and they send their familiars (Jones: Margaret, Boanes: Anonymous 45) to kill Thomas Bumstead "who died about three weekes after. Jones was allegedly irate with Bumstead after he had beaten her son for stealing his honey. Jones is tried and found guilty for bewitching Bumstead. (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

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2063

Rebecca Jones allegedly sends her familiar named Amie to kill Katherine Bumsteads, who died "within a short time after." This crime was allegedly spurred on after Thomas Bumstead beat Jones' son for eating his honey. Jones was tried and found guilty for the malefic murder of Katherine Bumstead. (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

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England 
2064

Rebecca Jones allegedly sends her familiar spirit Margaret to torment Mistress Darcy's child. She claims that she did send Margaret to torment Darcy's child, but that she recalled it.(36, 37-38)

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, 37-38

1645   St. Osyth; St. Ofes; St. Oses  Essex  Essex  England