Medieval witch with her crow familiars. In the Middle Ages, demons or familiars in the forms of owls or crows supposedly attended witches, accompanying them on their broomstick flights and carrying out their evil commands.
Medieval drawing of a witch flying with an herbal aid. from Witch Hunts in Scotland: Scottish Witch Isobel Gowdie and King James' Role in Witch Trials by Carolyn Emerick. Click the picture to read :-) www.carolynemerick.com