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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
DickeA spirit or familiar from Milton in the county of Bedford, known to belong to Mother Sutton and Mary Sutton. After sucking on the Suttons' teats along with fellow familiar Jude, Dicke was charged with striking down Master Enger's young son. The child was soon "put to such bitter and insupportable misery, as by his life his torments were augmented, and by his death they were abridged."To effect their diuellish purpose to the young childe of Master Enger, they called vp their two Spirits, whom she called Dicke and Iude: and hauing giuen them sucke at their two Teats which they had on their thighes (found out afterwards by enquirie, and search of women) they gaue them charge to strike the little boy, and to turne him to torment. Which was not long in performing, but the childe being distract, was put to such bitter and insupportable misery, as by his life his torments were augmented, and by his death they were abridged. For his tender and vnripe age was so infeebled and made weake by that diuellish infliction of extremitie, as in fiue daies, not able longer to endure them, death gaue end to his perplexities.

Appears in:
Anonymous. Witches Apprehended, Examined, and Executed. London : 1613, Cv