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List of all Event assertions around a specific city

ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
391

Alice Huson of Burton Agnes, Yorkshire is accused of bewitching Faith Corbet, causing her to scream, bite, and scratch.(53)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 53

1660 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
392

Alice Huson of Burton Agnes, Yorkshire confesses to having the devil appear to her in the form of a black man; He promised her financial security if she would bind herself to him and forsake the Lord. He kept this promise in as much as that he gave her small sums of money six or seven times. (58)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 58

1664, April 28 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
952

Alice Huson asks to be paid for the services she provides Mrs. Corbet, with a piece of cloth which Corbet's children had worn next to their skin. Corbet gives her a neck cloth made of an old sheet, Huson refuses the gift; still she often frequents the Corbet's home and is given 'meat and drink'(52-53)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 52-53

1660 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
953

Faith Corbet begins to have fits not long after her gloves went missing. Faith had been scolded by her mother ealier for suggesting Huson was a witch, and does not immediately accuse her of the theft. However, Faith but comes to blame Alice Huson, who had been sitting alone in her mother's kitchen, for the loss of her gloves and her subsequent fits. (53)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 53

1660 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
954

Faith Corbet's fits are diagnosed by 'numerous people' as natural. They are categorized as hysteria, melancholy, and convulsions.(53-54)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 53-54

1660 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
955

Faith Corbet is seen by a battery of physicians from all over York over a four year period. Corbet responds to their treatments only sometimes; her fits come in intervals.(53-54, 56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 53-54, 56

1660 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
958

Faith Corbet suffers from the worst of her fits: it last twenty two hours. Sometimes her tongue hangs out, sometimes her teeth grit. Her legs and arms twist, her stomach carves in. She lays still with her eyes open, as though dead, but can hear, understand, and at times accuse Alice Huson and Doll Bilby.(55)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55

1664, April 22 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
959

Faith Corbet, after a short recovery, facilitated by the presence and attention of three doctors, again falls into fits after seeing Doll Bilby. Henry Corbet decide to take action against Alice Huson and Doll Bilby(56-57)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 56-57

1644, April 24 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
960

Alice Huson and Doll Bilby are apprehended as witches, at the behest of Henry Corbet. His daughter, Faith Corbet, had accused both women of bewitching her for over four years.(56-57)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 56-57

1644, April 25 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
961

Alice Huson and Doll Bilby are examined as witches, at the behest of Henry Corbet. His daughter, Faith Corbet, had accused both women of bewitching her for over four years.(55-56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55-56

1644, April 26 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
964

Alice Huson, during her re-examination as a witch (done at the behest of Henry Corbet) confesses to bewitching Faith Corbet.(55-56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55-56

1664, April 28 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
965

Alice Huson and Doll Bilby are jailed as witches, at the behest of Henry Corbet. After 3 days of interrogation and searching (beginning on the 26th and ending on the 29th of April 1644), both women confessed to bewitching his daughter Faith.(55-56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55-56

1644, April 29 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
966

The devil in the shape of a black man with cloven feet and upon a horse appears to Alice Huson. He promises her that if she would give herself to him, she should never want. She agrees and her gives her money (5 or 7 shillings, altogether about 7 times). She falls to her knees and worships him, because she 'said [she] would.'(58)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 58

1661 ? Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
969

Alice Huson confesses 'in her own words' to killing Dick Warren. She committed this crime through use of the evil eye and ill intent.(59)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 59

1664, April 28 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
971

Alice Huson is allegedly tormented by the devil.(58-59)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 58-59

1661 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
972

Alice Huson allegedly has a witch's mark from which the devil sucks.(58-59)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 58-59

1664, April 28 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England 
1307

Edmund Robinson Jr. claims Frances Dickenson took him to a house where many people were feasting. He claims he was offered meat and bread by a woman he knew not (Anonymous 156), but he refused to eat it after one bite. (lxii)

Appears in:
Potts, Edward Bromley (Sir.), James Crossley, Thomas. Potts's Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. Unknown: 1845, lxii

1632 Burton Agnes  Burton Agnes  Yorkshire  York  England