|Anonymous 123||A familiar from Belvoir in the County of Leicestershire, known to take the shape of a white rat, allegedly belonging to Phillip Flower. Flower alleged during her examination that this spirit would suck from her left breast, and had been doing so for three or four years. She added that "when it came first vnto her, shee gaue her Soule to it, and it promised to doe her good, and cause Thomas Simpson to loue her, if shee would suffer it to sucke her, which shee agreed vnto." At the time of the examination, it had last sucked on the night of February 23, 1618. ||The Examination of Phillip Flower, the 25. of February, 1618. before Francis Earle of Rutland, Francis Lord Willoughby of Ersby, Sr. George Manners, and Sr. William Pelham.
SHee confesseth and saith, that shee hath a Spirit sucking on her in the forme of a white Rat, which keepeth her left breast, and hath so done for three or foure yeares, and concerning the agreement betwixt her Spirit and her selfe, she confesseth and saith, that when it came first vnto her, shee gaue her Soule to it, and it promised to doe her good, and cause Thomas Simpson to loue her, if shee would suffer it to sucke her, which shee agreed vnto; and so the last time it suckt was on Tuesday at night, the 23. of February.
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, F4v
|Anonymous 123||A familiar from Feversham in the County of Kent, alleged to appear in the form of a hedgehog and belong to Jane Hott. Hott claimed during her examination that Anonymous 123 started visiting her 20 years before to suck from her once or twice a month. If it came to suck in the night, the pain of it would awaken her. When it tried to lay on her breast, she would strike it off with her hand. It was said to be "as soft as a Cat."||The Examination of Jane Hott widdow, taken before the Major and Jurates the 25 of September, 1645.
THis examinant confesseth that a thing like a hedghog had usually visited her, and came to her a great while agoe, about twenty yeares agoe, and that if it sucked her it was in her sleep, and the paine thereof awaked her, and it came to her once or twice in the moneth and sucked her, and when it lay upon her breast she strucke it off with her hand, and that it was as soft as a Cat.|
Anonymous. The Examination, Confession, Trial, and Execution, of Joane Williford, Joan Cariden, and Jane Hott. London: 1645, 4