Elizabeth Sawyer
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Elizabeth Sawyer
Elizabeth Sawyer, an artist's impression.

Elizabeth Sawyer (died 1621) was a convicted witch during the reign of James I of England. She lived in Winchmore Hill.

It was said that a demon, in the form of a dog named Tom, had appeared before her and seduced her into serving Satan. The story was the inspiration for Thomas Dekker's play, The Witch of Edmonton.[1]

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  1. ^ Devil dogs, Mark Stoyle, p.26, May 2011, BBC History Magazine

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