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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 111A familiar which appears in the shape of a mole that belongs to Joan Upney of Dagenham, Essex, given to her by Mother Arnold (alias White-Cote) circa 1581 or 1582 along with a toad-shaped familiar, presumably as replacements for the first preternatural being (a mole) which died.The confession of Ioan Vpney of Dagenham, in the Countye of Essex, who was brought before Sir Henrye Gray Knight, the third of May. 1589. THis examinate saith, that one Fustian Kirtle, otherwise called White-cote, a witch of Barking, came to her house about seauen or eight yeeres agoe, and gaue her a thing like a Moule, and tolde her if she ought any body any ill will, if she did bid it, it would goe clap them. She saith that Moule taryed not aboue a yeere with her, but it consumed away, and then she gaue her another Moule and a Toad, which she kept a great while, and was neuer without some Toades since till her last going away from her house, when she confesseth she ranne away, because she heard Iohn Harrolde and Richard Foster say she was a witch, and urch other woordes.

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Apprehension and Confession of Three Notorious Witches. London: 1589, Sig. Aiiiv, B