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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Tom (2)A familiar known to belong to Mother Nokes; when angry with her husband and a tailor's wife for their infidelity and asked to reconcile with them, Nokes declared that "she cared for none of them all, as longe as Tom helde on her side, meanyng her Feende."Another affirmed, that when he had reproued the said Tailers wife, and Mother Nokes as thei were at Churche, and willed them to agree better, the same Mother Nokes in a fume aunswereth that she cared for none of them all, as longe as Tom helde on her side, meanyng her Feende.

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Detection of Damnable Driftes Practised by Three Witches Arranged at Chelmifforde in Essex. London: 1579, 16