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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
366

James Device gives deposition alleging that both Jane Bulcock and John Bulcock attended the feast at Malking Tower on Good Friday.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
367

James Device gives deposition that, at the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower, he heard John Bulcock and Jane Bulcock confess to bewitching Jennet Deane, and give their consent to bewitching Master Thomas Lister and Leonard Lister to death.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
910

Elizabeth Device alleges during her examination that she heard Katherine Hewit and John Bulcock give their consent to assist Jennet Preston in murdering Master Lister at the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
915

From all the depositions given in court, a partial guest list for the feast at Malking Tower on Good Friday is drafted. This list includes Elizabeth Device, Alice Nutter, Katherine Hewit, John Bulcock, Jane Bulcock, Alice Grey, Jennet Hargraves, Elizabeth Hargraves, Christopher Howgate, Christopher Hargraves, Grace Hay, Anne Crunckshey, Elizabeth Howgate and Jennet Preston.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2489

Elizabeth Device alleges in her confession that, on Good Friday, she had a number of witches at her home of Malking Tower to dine. She confirmed the list her son James Device had given as being in attendance.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2490

Elizabeth Device alleges in her confession that on Good Friday, the same day she held a feast of witches at her home of Malking Tower, her mother Elizabeth Southerns had two women of Burneley Paris at her house, the names of whom Richard Nutter's wife could tell, and that Anne Crouckshey of Marsden was also there.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2491

Elizabeth Device alleges in her confession that she recalls discussing killing Master Lister at the feast at Malking Tower, but she denies that there was any talk of killing the gaoler, or of blowing up Lancaster Castle.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2492

Jennet Device alleges during her examination that 20 people, only two of which were men, attended the feast at Malking Tower on Good Friday. Her mother, Elizabeth Device, told her they were all witches, and that they were there to give a name to her sister Alison Device's familiar. They feasted on beef, bacon and mutton. Jennet gave the names of six of the attending witches: The wife of Hugh Hargraves, her uncle Christopher Howgate and his wife Elizabeth Howgate, Dick Miles' wife, and Christopher Jacks and his wife. She did not know the names of the rest, but confirmed that her mother and brother, James Device, were also there.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2493

James Device alleges during his examination that numerous people dined at his mother's home of Malking Tower at noon on Good Friday, three of which were men. They met to name his sister Alison Device's familiar, which they could not do because Alison was imprisoned at Lancaster Castle. The conversation turned to discussion of freeing Elizabeth Southerns, Alison Device, Anne Whittle and Anne Redferne from their imprisonment. They determined that they would need to kill the gaoler at Lancaster and blow up the castle before the next assizes in order to let them escape.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2494

James Device alleges during his examination that the following people were witches and had attended the feast at Malking Tower on Good Friday: Hugh Hargreave's wife, Christopher Bulcock's wife, John Bulcock, Myle's Nutter's mother, Elizabeth Hargreaves, Christopher Howgate, Elizabeth Howgate, Alice Graye, and Kathryn Hewit (alias Mould-heel), Preston's wife, his mother Elizabeth Device, and himself. Device claimed that they all left on horseback after agreeing to meet the next Good Friday at Preston's wife's home. If they needed to meet in the mean time, that meeting would be held at Romley's Moor.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2496

James Device alleges during his examination that he stole a wether (a castrated sheep) from John Robinson and brought it to Malking Tower for the Good Friday feast. He also restated that the meeting was to name Alison Device's familiar, but that she was not there, and that they had discussed killing the gaoler at Lancaster and blowing up the castle to free the prisoners.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2497

James Device alleges during his examination that one of the women at the Malking Tower feast on Good Friday had come to ask assistance from the rest to bewitch Thomas Lister to death. She claimed that Lister had "orne malice vnto her, and had thought to haue put her away at the last Assises at Yorke." She also claimed not to have the power to do the deed herself.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2521

James Device alleges during his examination that Alice Nutter attended the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2523

James Device alleges during his examination that Katherine Hewit attended the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower. He also claimed to have overheard Hewit and Alice Grey confess to killing the child Anne Foulds and to having Michael Hartley's child in hand.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2524

Elizabeth Device alleges during her examination that Katherine Hewit was among the witches who attended the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower. Device claims to have heard Hewit and Alice Grey confess to having killed the child Anne Foulds, and to having got ahold of another child.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2525

Elisabeth Device alleges during her examination that, during the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower, she heard Katherine Hewit give her consent for the murder of Master Lister.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2553

James Device alleges during his examination that a woman from Gisburne Parish in Yorke (identified as Jennet Preston) came to the Good Friday feast at Malking Tower to ask the assistance of the company gathered there. She desired to kill Master Lister of Westby because he "had borne malice vnto her, and had thought to haue put her away at the last Assizes at Yorke." He heard her say that her power was not strong enough anymore for her to do it herself.

The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster

1612, April 6   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England