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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1811

Anonymous 269 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1618, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1812

Sir Humphrey Winch and Sargent Randolf Crewe order the imprisonment of six unnamed women on the l5th of October at Husbands Bosworth Leicester, for the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, October 15 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1813

By order of King James, who personally examined John Smyth and encouraged him to retract his accusations of bewitchment, five women were released on October 16, 1616 from the goal at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, October 16 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1814

Anonymous 301, one of six women imprisoned and examined in October 1616 for bewitching John Smyth, allegedly admitted to the jailer that she was working in concert with her familiar, and with the other accused witches, to torment Smyth. She begged him not to reveal her secret, lest the other women torment her for speaking against them. (271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, October 15 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1815

John Smyth begins to have "dyvars wonderful straunge fyts," where he exhibited inhuman strength so that he could not be held down and where he would beat himself, administering anywhere from fifty to three hundred blows to his body. Smyth was miraculously unhurt by these efforts. (271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1816

While in his foaming fits, John Smith allegedly is able to "contract his whole Body, within the Compass of a Joyn'd-stool, and write in Hebrew, and Greek Characters."(6-9)

Appears in:
Osborne, Francis. A Miscellany of Sundry Essayes, Paradoxes, and Problematicall Discourses, Letters and Characters. London: 1659, 6-9

1616 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1817

John Smyth exhibits a attributes of the six familiar spirits (a horse, a dog, a cat, pullemar, a fish, and a code) which allegedly possess and bewitch him. When the horse "tormented him, he woold whinny; when the cat tormented him, he would cry like a cat, &c."(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1818

Six of the nine women accused of bewitching John Smyth in July 1616 are made to recite a bit of counter-magic to call back the spirits which that allegedly sent to plague and torment Symth. If they spoke this charm (which identified them as a witches), "I such a one chardge the hors, yf I be a wiche, that thou com forthe of the chilld," Smyth would be at peace, and fall asleep; if they did not, he would become agitated.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1822

Anonymous 301 dies on October 15, 1616 while in custody at the goal in Husbands Bosworth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, October 15 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1823

Anonymous 292 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1824

Anonymous 293 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1825

Anonymous 294 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth. (271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1826

Anonymous 295 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth. (271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1827

Anonymous 297 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1828

Anonymous 298 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1829

Anonymous 299 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth. (271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1830

Anonymous 300 is hanged as a witch on July 18th, 1616 at Husbands Bosworth, Liescester. She was executed for her supposed involvement in the alleged bewitchment of John Smyth.(271)

Appears in:
Nichols, John . A Letter from Alderman Robert Heyrick, of Leicester, to his brother Sir William, in the year 1616. London: 1898, 271

1616, July 18 Husbands Bosworth    Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England