|Wynowe||One of three black mole shaped familiars which allegedly belongs to Anne Cooper and "suckled on the lower parts of her body." This familiar is allegedly sent by Cooper to kill Gregory and Joan Rous' child, Mary, who was "strangely taken sick, and languishing, and within a short time died. Panu also appears with moles named Jeso and Wynowe. Wynowe may have been presumed to be involved in John Curstissurre's bewitchment.||The Information of Joseph Long Minister of Clacton in the County of Essex, taken before the said Just: April 29. 1645.
THis Informant saith, that Anne the wife of John Cooper of Clacton aforesaid, being accused for a Witch: Confessed unto this Informant, that she the said Anne was guilty of the fin of Witchcraft; and that she hath had three black Impes suckled on the lower parts of her body: called by the names of
Wynowe, Jeso, and Panu [...]
And this Informant saith, that the said Anne confessed unto him, that she the said Anne about ten yeers since falling out with Johan the wife of Gregory Rous of Clacton aforesaid; the said Anne Cooper sent one of her Impes to kill the daughter of the said Gregory and Johan named Mary: And this Informant saith, that to his own knowledge about the same time the said child was strangely taken sick, and languishing, within a short time died. |
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