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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
SparrowA familiar that appears in the form of a Sparrow, and is allegedly kept by Anne Cate; the familiar was given to Cate in approximately 1620 by her mother. Cate claims that "to whomsoever shee sent the said Imp called Sparrow, it killed them presently."The Examination of Anne Cate, alias Maidenhead, of Much-Holland, in the County aforesaid, taken before the said Justices the 9th day of May, 1645. This Examinant saith, that she hath four Familiars, which shee had from her mother, about two and twenty yeeres since; and that the names of the said Imps are James, Prickeare, Robyn, and Sparrow; and that three of these Imps are like Mouses, and the fourth like a Sparrow, which she called Sparrow: And this Examinant saith, that to whomsoever shee sent the said Imp called Sparrow, it killed them presently; and that first of all shee sent one of her three Imps like mouses, to nip the knee of one Robert Freeman,

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, 34