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Mother Agnes Waterhouse is executed for witchcraft on July 29, 1566. On the day of her execution, she "bewayled, repented, and asked mercy of God, and all the worlde forgyuenes, and thus she yelded vp her sowle, trusting to be in ioye with Christe her sauiour, whiche dearely had bought her with his most precious bloudde."(38-40)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 38-40

1566, July 29   Chelnes-forde; Chelmesforde; Chelmifforde; Chensforde;Chelmes-forde  Essex  Essex  England 
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Mother Agnes Waterhouse makes her final confession on the day of her execution, July 29, 1566. She admits to having been a witch for the last 15 years, to have committed many abominable deeds, and to desire God's forgiveness for her abuse of His name and her devilish practices. (38-40)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 38-40

1566, July 29   Chelnes-forde; Chelmesforde; Chelmifforde; Chensforde;Chelmes-forde  Essex  Essex  England 
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Mother Waterhouse confesses on the day of her execution to having sent her familiar Sathan to hurt and destroy the goods of a tailor named Wardol, whom she was offended by. Sathan was unable to do anything to him, despite numerous attempts, because Wardol "was so strong in fayth that he hadde no power to hurt hym."(38-40)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 38-40

1566, July 29   Chelnes-forde; Chelmesforde; Chelmifforde; Chensforde;Chelmes-forde  Essex  Essex  England 
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Mother Agnes Waterhouse alleges in her final confession that she was a regular church-goer and would pray heartily while there. When asked what prayers she used, she said she would recite the Lord's Prayer, the Ave Maria and the belief, but in Latin. When demanded why not in English as the law required, she replied "sathan wolde at no tyme suffer her to say it in englyshe, but at all tymes in laten." (38-40)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 38-40

1566, July 29   Chelnes-forde; Chelmesforde; Chelmifforde; Chensforde;Chelmes-forde  Essex  Essex  England