‘The discoverer’ found that in Maningtree several female witches were gathering in the night with their imps to make sacrifices to the Devil, one witch was apprehended and found to have teats, includes a theoretical discussion of how to identify a witch and the Devil’s mark, answer to several queries about how the witches were detected and the witch hunter.
Month: January 1647
The Divell in Kent
John Mowlin fell into tears and a vision appeared to him, an apparition in the form of a man began reciting scripture to him, a sick woman who had seen the same vision was dipped with others into water, an examinant testified to seeing a speaking ball of fire, was told to go to John Mowlin to have the holy spirit breathed on him
a young woman named Joyce Dovey went into fits during a public sermon, the Devil spoke through her, and when some men mentioned Papists two crosses appeared on her neck, she was forced into a fire but did not burn, the Devil eventually left her