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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
85

Mother Lakeland is burned to death on September 9, 1645. She is condemned for murdering her husband and for several others by witchcraft.(8)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 8

1645, September 9 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
245

Mother Lakeland confesses to murdering her husband, Anonymous 45. After making a pact with the Devil, Lakeland bewitches her husband, causing him to suffer in misery for a while and then die.(7-8)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 7-8

1645, September 9 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
246

Mother Lakeland confesses to sending one of her familiars that appears in the shape of a dog to torment Mr. Lawrence and his child. The familiar torments Mr. Lawrence first and kills him, and then torments and kills the child.(8)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 8

1645 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
247

Mother Lakeland confesses to sending a mole familiar to torment and kill Mrs. Jenings, after she refused to lend Lakeland a pin. Lakeland was also trying to avoid paying off a debt of one shilling.(8)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 8

1645 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
248

Mother Lakeland allegedly sent one of her imps to kill Mr. Beale. The imp only succeeded in tormenting him, forcing him to live as his body rots.(8)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 8

1645 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
556

Mother Lakeland is approached by the Devil. He tells her that if she will serve him, she shall never want again. After approaching her with this offer on several occasions, Mother Lakeland consents, at which point receives three imps, two little dogs, and a mole from the Devil.(7)

Appears in:
Lakeland, Mother. The Laws Against Witches and Conjuration. London: 1645, 7

1645, September 9 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England 
1397

A witch (Anonymous 194) sends her maid (Anonymous 195) to fetch a handful of herbs; she returns home, late having spent time with her lover, but with a handful of herbs, regardless. The maid (Anonymous 195) witnesses her mistress (Anonymous 194) cutting the herbs and strewing them about the room. The next morning the witchs husband (Anonymous 196) finds twelve or fourteen dead hogs in his yard, which he believes is the work of his wife (Anonymous 194) and the maid (Anonymous 195). It may be, however, that Anonymous 195's sweetheart pointed her to the wrong herbs, and seeking to cover up the grievous mistake, the story shifts to the suspicious actions of he mistress scattering the herbs. (4-5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Arraignment of Thirty Witches at Chensford in Essex. London: 1645, 4-5

1645, July 25 Ipswich  Ipswich; Gippeswick  Suffolk  Suffolk  England