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Name Description Original Text
SusanOne of three familiars described as being in the shape of black moles without a tails, which were allegedly given to Rebecca Jones by a man in a ragged suit with great eyes. It is fed with blood and milk and may have been the one to to "kill a Sowe of one Benjamin Howes of Little-Clacton in the County aforesaid; and the said Sowe was killed by the said Impe accordingly." Jones does claim that she sent Susan "to afflict the childe of one Mistris Darcy of St Osyth aforesaid," but not too much. The Examination of Rebecca Jones of St Osyth, taken before the said Justices the 9th of May. 1645. [...] a man met with her, being in a ragged sute, and having such great eyes, that this Examinant was much afraid of him; who came to this Examinant, and gave her three things like to Moules, having foure feete apiece, but without tayles, and of a blacke colour, and bid this Examinant nurse the said three things, untill he did desire them againe; And this Examinant asked the said man, what she should give them to eate, and he told this Examinant milke, and that they would not hurt her, and wished her not to be afraid of them: And the said man told this Examinant, that those three things which he gave her, would avenge her on her enemies, and bid her murther some, but not too many, and he would forgive her; and then went away from this Examinant: And this Examinant saith, that the first time shee imployed any of the said things, shee sent one of them to kill a Sowe of one Benjamin Howes of Little-Clacton in the County aforesaid; and the said Sowe was killed by the said Impe accordingly [...] And this Examinant further confesseth, that shee did send her other third Impe called Susan, to afflict the childe of one Mistris Darcy of St Osyth aforesaid: But did withall bid the said Impe it should not hurt the said child too much, and come away againe: And this Examinant faith, that the said Imp is come againe from the said Mistris Darcies childe.

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, 37-38