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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

by Elizabeth George Speare

Goodwife Cruff Timeline and Summary

  • Goodwife Cruff’s daughter, Prudence, loses her doll in the ocean. Kit rescues it.
  • She spreads the rumor that Kit is a witch.
  • Goodwife Cruff won’t let Prudence take lessons at the dame school.
  • She accuses Kit of witchcraft.
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