The witch of Wapping, Or An exact and perfect relation, of the life and devilish practises of Joan Peterson, : that dwelt in Spruce Island, near Wapping; who was condemned for practising witch-craft, and sentenced to be hanged at Tyburn, on Munday the 11th. of April, 1652. Shewing, how she bewitch'd a child, and rock'd the cradle in the likenesse of a cat; how she frighted a baker; and how the devil often came to suck her, sometimes in the likeness of a dog, and other times like a squirrel. Together, with the confession of Prudence Lee, who was burnt in Smithfield on Saturday the 10th. of this instant for the murthering her husband: and her admonition and counsel to all her sex in general.
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- Exact and perfect relation, of the life and devilish practises of Joan Peterson
- London : Printed for Th. Spring, 1652.
- Early English books online
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- Witchcraft -- England -- Early works to 1800.
- Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aprill. 12.".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 101:E659) s1999 miun s
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- Wing (2nd edition) W3137.
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