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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
253

Elizabeth Sawyer is arraigned and indicted for witchcraft at the Old Bailey. She is charged with bewitching her neighbours infants and cattle, and Agnes Radcliffe, to death.(B2)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B2

1621, April 14 London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England 
431

Anne Kirk is arraigned in London on November 30, 1599 on charges of witchcraft before Lord Anderson and Justices. She is found guilty, and condemned to death.(99)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 99

1599, November 30 London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England 
678

Arthur Robinson, a Justice of Peace, gives deposition alleging that numerous of Elizabeth Sawyer's neighbours came to him and said Sawyer had "a priuate and strange marke on her body." He thus requested that the Bench assemble a Jury of Women to search Sawyer, which the Bench granted.(B3)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B3

1621, April 14 London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England 
679

A Jury of Women, composed of Margaret Weaver and two matrons, Anonymous 40 and Anonymous 41, is assembled and charged with searching Elizabeth Sawyer for witch's marks. According to their deposition in court after the search, Sawyer "fearing and perceiuing shee should by that search of theirs be then discouered, behaued her selfe most sluttishly and loathsomely towards them, intending thereby to preuent their search of her." They complete their search nevertheless: "they all three said, that they a little aboue the Fundiment of Elizabeth Sawyer the prisoner, there indited before the Bench for a Witch, found a thing like a Teate the bignesse of the little finger, and the length of halfe a finger, which was branched at the top like a teate, and seemed as though one had suckt it, and that the bottome thereof was blew, and the top of it was redde."(B3-B4)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B3-B4

1621, April London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England 
1444

Mary Poole is tried at the Old-Bailey on December 13, 1699 for allegedly having stolen seven pounds and ten shillings from Richard Walburton last January and a piece of silver from another gentleman (Anonymous 204) some time ago. Many others (Anonymous 205) also claim that she stole money from them.(1-2)

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Proceedings of the Old Bailey: Mary Poole, Theft > grand larceny, 13th December 1699. . London: 1699, 1-2

1699, December 13 London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England 
1446

Mary Poole is found guilty of theft (but not of witchcraft) on 13 December, 1699. She is sent to be branded. She is burned on the hand.(2)

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Proceedings of the Old Bailey: Mary Poole, Theft > grand larceny, 13th December 1699. . London: 1699, 2

1699, December 13 London (Old Bailey)    London, City of  London  England