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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 92A familiar of Mother Atkins who darts across the path of the servant, Richard Burt, in Pinner, Middlesex, who is walking his master's dog. The dog "began to faint, and runne rounde about his maister, and to whine pitifully, as who shoulde say that hinde of game was not for them," and once the servant follow the hare, he discovers it going to the notorious witch Mother Atkin's house. About Shrouetide last, one Richard Burt, servant to a Gentleman, named M. Edling, dwelling at Woodhall in the parishe of Pinner in Middlesex, a myle beyond Harrow on the Hill, going to his maysters barne, standing at the Townes ende, accompanied with a great massive dogge, suddenly espied an Hare dart before him, and thinking to have let his dogge at her, missed of his purpose: for the dogge not onely refused to follow, but in stead of following began to faint, and runne rounde about his maister, and to whine pitifully, as who shoulde say that hinde of game was not for them: The man taking heartie grace himselfe, followed to nighe, that he saw her take in at one Mother Atkyns house, whome before that time he knew to be a notorious witche: Whereupon blessing himselfe, mindful of the name of God, he boldly said, avant witch.

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 2-3