On 20 May 1990, a stone memorial commemorating the 350th anniversary of Kongla Ann’s trial for witchcraft, was unveiled in the North-Estonian parish of Viru-Nigula. A nearby notice describes the memorial as “a symbol honouring nonconformers and dissenters throughout the ages whose activity has enabled Estonian traditions and customs to survive to this day.”
Ann testified to having turned into a tornado many times as well as a werewolf, although she denied causing any harm in this form, apart from chasing dogs. A witnessed claimed to have seen Ann transform into an invisible dog, in which guise she bewitched and caused the death of a child at Pada Manor, where she was later tried.
The Old Estonian trial transcript reads Ann's confession that she ran as a werewolf (literally witch wolf) then hid her wolf pelt beneath a large stone.
A pdf of Ann's trial transcript (in Old Estonian) is available here:
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