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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 131A familiar spirit from Molesworth in the County of Huntingdon, which appeared in the form of a white cat, and known to belong to John Winnick. Anonymous 131 allegedly first appeared to Winnick in the company of Anonymous 130 and Anonymous 132 after Anonymous 130 returned Winnick's purse. After Winnick agreed to worship all three spirits and signed away his soul in blood, the spirits would suck from marks on Winnick's body. This spirit's function was to hurt animals at Winnick's behest, but Winnick claimed he never took advantage of its services.The said Spirit at that time brought with him two other Spirits, for shape, bignesse, & colour, the one like a white Cat, the other like a grey Coney: and while this Examinate was upon his knees, the Beare Spirit spake to him, saying, you must worship these two Spirits and you worship me, and take them for your Gods also: then this Examinate directed his body towards them, and calld them his Lords and Gods. Then the Beare Spirit told him that when he dyed he must have his soule, whereunto this Examinate yielded. Hee told him also that they must suck of his body, to which this Examinate also yielded, but they did not sucke at that time. The Beare Spirit promised him that he should never want victualls. The Cat Spirit that it would hurt cattel when he would desire it. And the Coney-like Spirit that it would hurt men when he desired. The bear Spirit told him that it must have some of his blood wherewith to seale the Covenant, whereunto this Examinate yeelded, and then the beare Spirit leapt upon his shoulder, and pricked him on the head, and fr[om] thence tooke blood: and after thus doing, the said Spirits came to him while hee was in the field, and told him the were come to such of his body, to which he yielded, and they sucked his body at the places where the marks are found, and from that time to this, they have come constantly to him once every 24 hours, sometimes by day, and most commonly by night.

Appears in:
Davenport, John. The Witches of Huntingdon. London: 1646, 3-4