Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

30.8.1656 (Saturday 30 August 1656)

document 70009580

30: gave Sr T. Honywood , the best, and most solemn advice I could, one J. Biford was clamoured on as a witch, and Mr C(ressener) thought his child ill by it, I could no way apprehend it, I took the fellow alone into the field, and dealt with him solemnly, and I conceive the poor wretch is innocent as to that evil.