The story of Mary Easty, the 58-year-old sister of Rebecca Nurse and Sarah Cloyce from Topsfield usually draws the portrait, now
legendary, of a courageous martyr fighting for her innocence. Her case gives insight into the workings of the trials, and her
eloquent and legally astute petitions have been said to help bring them to an end.
Important Persons in the Salem Court Records Salem Witch Trials, Univ. of Virginia