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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
ChristOne of the twelve imps which allegedly belong to Margaret Moone which include Jesus, Jockey, Sandy, Collyn, Christ, and Mounsier. Her imps, presumably in the shape of mice or rats, or whatever might emerge from a hole in the wall, can allegedly be called to manifest with a bit of bread and beer. She claims, when they do not appear, that her "Devilish Daughters" must have "carried her Impes away in a white bagge." Although Moone is searched and found to have witch-marks, accusations against her do not include the entertaining or employing of spirits. The Information of Ric. Carter and Henry Cornwall of Thorp, taken upon oath before the said Justices, April 29.1645. THese Informants say, that being appointed to watch Margaret Moone, after she was accused and apprehended for a Witch, the said Margaret going about the Roome, these Informants did see a thing drop from under her coats (as they thought) in the likenesse of a Rat for bignesse and shape, but of a grayer colour; And presently there was such an extreame offensive stink in the Roome, that these Informants were scarce able to endure to stay in it; And these Informants asking the said Margaret what it was that dropped from her, she bids them coop it up and catch it if they could. And this Informant Henry Cornwall saith, that the said Margaret did confesse to him that she had twelve Impes, and called them by their names; of which he remembers onely these following: Jesus, Jockey, Sandy, Mris. Elizabeth, and Collyn.

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, 25