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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
2059

A "very handsome young man" appears to Rebecca Jones, standing at the door of her employer's home in Great Clacton, asked Jones how she was, asked to see her her left wrist, and taking a pin from out of her sleeve, and pricked her wrist. This man, a person Jones comes to 'believe' is the devil, carries a drop Jones' blood away on her finger tip. (36-37)

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, 36-37

1620 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
2060

While en route to St. Osyth, Rebecca Jones encounters a man wearing "a ragged sute, and having such great eyes, that this Examinant was much afraid of him." This man gave (loaned) Jones three familiars like moles, described as having "foure feete apiece, but without tayles, and of a blacke colour" and named Margaret, Amie, and Susan. This wide eyed ragged man also instructed Jones on how to entertain and employ these familiars: nursing them, giving them milk, and using them for select acts of vengeance and murder. (36-37)

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, 36-37

1620 Clacton-on-Sea  Great Clacton  Essex  Essex  England 
2061

Rebecca Jones allegedly sends one of her three familiars to kill Bejamin Howes' swine, which dies accordingly. She does not name which familiar allegedly did this crime. (36, 37)

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, 36, 37

1620   Little Clacton  Essex  Essex  England