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Name Description Original Text
Jockey (2)One of two familiar spirits that are allegedly kept by Joyce Boanes. Boanes is accused of entertaining and feeding "two evill spirittes, one called Jockey and the other Rugge." Boanes pleads not guilty to the charges, but is ultimately found guilty and executed by hanging in 1645. WItnesses to the case include Robert Turner, Elizabeth Parker, and Rose Handkin. Assizes held at Chelmsford 17 July 1645 Indictment of Joyce wife of William Boones of Chich St. Osyth ueo., 1 February 20 Chas.I, "did enterteine and feefd" two "evill spirittes", one called Jockey and the other Rugge, &c. Pleads not guilty; guilty; hanged. Witnesses: Robert Turner, Elizabeth Parker, Rose Handkin.

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Essex Record Office, . Calendar of Essex Assize Records. Online. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk: 2011, http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?DocID=341174