T/A 418/127/53
July 1645
Indictment of Mary wife of Nicholas Johnson of Wivenhoe seaman, 28 April 21 Chas.I, there "did enterteine. employ and feed" three evil spirits, two of them in the from of procurinf their help in witchercraft &c.
Pleads not guilty;
guilty, to be hanged.
Reprieved after judgement.
Witnesses: Ellen Mayors, Elizabeth Hunt, Anne Darrell, Priscilla Briggs. [Ass 35/86/1/53]