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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
137

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury is executed in Fisherton Anger on March 19, 1653 for being a witch. During her execution, she claimed that "God nothing had to doe with her," and she "did nought but curse and sware."(36)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 36

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
200

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury uses green glass to inform Anne Styles about who has stolen Master Goddard's silver spoon.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 3

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
201

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury appears in the shape of a great black cat.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 5

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
202

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury draws a circle and calls upon the devil, to which two spirits appear.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 5

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
203

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury allegedly calls upon a devil to torment a maid from Salisbury (Anonymous 5).(6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 6

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
204

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury is hanged for allegedly being a witch in Salisbury, 1653.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 8

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
281

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger teaches Anne Styles a spell that can be used to break Mistress Sarah Pocket's neck.(3-4)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 3-4

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
294

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger gives a charm made out of yellow powder in the shape of a cross to Anne Styles to help protect Thomas Mason.(4)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 4

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
295

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger uses a staff, a book, and a piece of green glass as magical instruments to call upon the Devil. At her invocation, five spirits appear in the form of ragged boys; Bodenham scatters bread crumbs for them. (4-5)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 4-5

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
297

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger casts a circle and calls upon the Devil, who appears in the form of a little boy, then a snake, and finally a shaggy dog.(6)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 6

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
298

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger allegedly gives Anne Styles (for her Mistress to use) powder made of leaves, some dried leaves, and fingernail parings; this is a three prong magical approach designed to poison Sarah and Anne Goodard. The powder was to be administer in a "drink or broth, to rot their Guts in their Bellies; the leaves to rub about the brims of the Pot, to make their Teeth fall out of their Heads; and the paring of the Nayls to make them drunk and mad."(11)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 11

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
299

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger casts a circle and calls upon the Devil, who appears as two spirits in the the forms of long-haired boys; the boys sign a contract in blood with Anne Styles.(11)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 11

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
300

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger allegedly bewitches Anne Styles into having fits.(14)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 14

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
301

Anne Styles is questioned by a jury as to the state of her spirituality, and whether she would like to be saved by God.(16-17)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 16-17

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
302

Anne Styles confesses that Anne Bodenham persuaded her to become involved in witchcraft, but that she freely consented to participating in it.(18)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 18

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
307

Anne Bodenham of Fisherton Anger confesses to being able to cure diseases by charms and spells and through the use of glass and books.(25-26)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 25-26

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
308

Anne Bodeham of Fisherton Anger has her body searched by a group of women that find a teat on her shoulder.(28-29)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 28-29

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
342

Anne Bodenham places glass on an image and rubs it to see for a client what others are doing in her absence.(3-4)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 3-4

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
343

Anne Bodenham of Salisbury allegedly transforms and appears in the form of a black cat to Anne Styles.(11)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 11

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
553

Anne Styles confesses to Mr. Chandler that she made a contract with the Devil and that he gave her silver. Anne Bodenham had pricked her finger with a pin and had her sign her name in blood.(13)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 13

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
554

Anne Styles falls into a trance crying that she should be thrown into the fire shortly after she tells Mr. Chandler about making a contract with the Devil.(13)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 13

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
895

Anne Styles comes to ask Anne Bodenham if she has been poisoned. When Anne Styles arrives at Anne Bodenham's house, Anne Bodenham is allegedly already expecting her and knows that it is about poison.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 4

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
896

Anne Bodenham gives Anne Styles powder, dill, and her own nails with instructions on bewitching Anne and Sarah Goddard.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 4

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
897

Anne Styles accuses the Devil, two ragged boy spirits, and Anne Bodenham, of being the source of her torments.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 5

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
900

Anne Styles is tormented by fits for the space of five days, during which a spirit in the form of a black man appears asking for her soul, but she refuses.(6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 6

1653 Sarum (Salisbury)    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England (Salisbury) 
901

Anne Styles has many fits where she has trances and foams at the mouth and is tossed from one bed to another, but is cured of her fits, and cries out thanking the lord for her deliverance upon hearing that Anne Bodenham has been executed.(6-7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 6-7

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
902

Anne Bodenham is allegedly able to perform spells and charms and throw a man into the air for forty miles.(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Doctor Lambs Darling. London: 1653, 7

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
903

Anne Bodenham is searched for witch's marks. Two are discovered, one her shoulder and one in "her secret place." (28-29)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 28-29

1653 Salisbury    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
904

Anne Styles pays Anne Bodenham twelve pence and a jug of beer to find out who took Master Goddard's spoon. Bodenham then tells her a little boy will bring it back shortly.(4-5)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 4-5

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
926

Anne Styles returns several times to Anne Bodenham to find out things for other people. On one occasion, she wishes to know who has stolen Thomas Mason's pieces of gold. She pays Anne Bodenham seven shillings and Anne Bodenham then places a green glass on a book to show her what is going on at the Goddard residence.(5-6)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 5-6

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
927

Anne Styles goes again to see Anne Bodenham because Elizabeth Rosewell wants to know if Anne and Sarah Goodard want to poison her. Upon Anne Style's arrival, Anne Bodenham says that she had been expecting her and knew it was about poison.(6)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 6

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
976

Anne Styles confessed to Mr. Chandler to having "received a peece of Silver of the Devill," and two pins from Anne Bodenham as signs of her demonic pack. She prophesied that she would become "troubled" because she had revealed these details after the Devil instructed her not to.(16)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 16

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
978

Anne Styles is brought to Edward Tucker for examination. (19)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 19

1653 Sarum (Salisbury)    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England (Salisbury) 
979

Anne Bodenham is brought to see Anne Styles who is finally able to sleep in prison, after being tormented by the devil. A group asks Anne Bodenham about Anne Styles and they pray for her. After the meeting, Anne Styles wakes up from sleep and is suddenly cured from her fits. When Anne Stiles walks, "she praised God she felt no paine."(26)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 26

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
982

Anne Styles is apprehended and examined by Edward Tucker on suspicion of having secured poison, allegedly for her Mistress. Anne Bodenham is likewise apprehended.(17)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 17

1653 Sarum (Salisbury)    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England (Salisbury) 
1364

Thomas Simpson claims Phillip Flower bewitched him, a bewitchment manifest in the inability to leave her and the sensation that he was marvelously altered both in mind and body since he met her. (7)

Appears in:
Flower, Margaret. Witchcrafts, strange and wonderfull: discovering the damnable practices of seven witches. London: 1635, 7

1653 Northamptonshire  Northampton  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1365

Joan Flower is considered, in popular opinion, to be a witch because she looks and acts like a witch. She has fiery, hollow eyes, a strange and exotic demeanor, considerable knowledge of oaths and curses, and seems to lack the Christian faith.(7-8)

Appears in:
Flower, Margaret. Witchcrafts, strange and wonderfull: discovering the damnable practices of seven witches. London: 1635, 7-8

1653 Northamptonshire  Northampton  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1366

Joan Flower, Philip Flower, and Margaret Flower are offered services from the Devil who states that, in return for their souls, that he will appear to the women in the form of a dog, rat, or cat, and do their bidding. They ratify the contract with "certaine charmes and conjurations," and "abominable kisses, and an odious sacrifice of blood."(9)

Appears in:
Flower, Margaret. Witchcrafts, strange and wonderfull: discovering the damnable practices of seven witches. London: 1635, 9

1653 Northamptonshire  Northampton  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1367

Sir Francis Manners, the Earl of Rutland and his wife, the Countess of Rutland, suffer from sickness and extraordinary convulsions. These ailments are thought to be the work of accused witches Margaret Flower, Phillip Flower, and their mother, Joan Flower.(8-9)

Appears in:
Flower, Margaret. Witchcrafts, strange and wonderfull: discovering the damnable practices of seven witches. London: 1635, 8-9

1653 Northamptonshire  Northampton  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1371

A jury of five women, including Melier Damer, Alice Cleverly, and Grace Stockes, claim at trial to have discovered witch's marks on Anne Bodenham's shoulder and in "her secret place." They reexamine one of the marks again at Bodenham's trial, where they confess it did not look newly sucked. (28-29)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 28-29

1653 Salisbury    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
1372

Mr. Chandler throws the pins Anne Bodenham allegedly pressed on Anne Styles and the money the Devil allegedly gave her into a fire at an Inn in Stockbridge as a way of undoing their magic. The pins allegedly disappeared, but the money remained.(13)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 13

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
1380

Anne Bodenham allegedly sent Anne Styles to a local Apothecary (along with one of the eight shilling Styles Mistress Rosewell has given as payment) to buy some white arsenic, which she promised to burn to prevent the poisoning. Mistress Roswell and Thomas Mason laughed at Styles when she returned eight shillings poorer, with only a promise to suggest potential counter-magic.(5-6)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 5-6

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
1398

Anne Bodenham is questioned by Edmund Bower about who she knows to be a witch. Bodenham states that she only knows one, a man named Withers, who lived by Rumsey in Hampshire, and who could do the most tricks of any one she knew. (34-35)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 34-35

1653 Sarum (Salisbury)    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England (Salisbury) 
1401

Mr. Withers, who lives in Romesy Hampshire, is identified by Anne Bodenham of being in possession of the Devil's Red Book (by signing one's name in this book a woman becomes a witch).(26)

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 26

1653 Rumsey    Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
1496

Agnes Berry of Enfield is sentenced to be hanged for allegedly bewitching Grace Hasley.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

1653 Enfield (London Borough of Enfield)    London, Greater  London  England 
2105

Mistress Bodenham is allegedly beguiled by the Devil, and gives him her "soule Sealed in a bloody scroule."(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 1

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
2106

Mistress Bodenham, having allegedly signed a deal with the Devil, takes "a looking glasses she had likewise," and uses it to allegedly conjure many things.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 1

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
2107

Mistress Bodenham allegedly seduces at the Devil's request "a silly maid," one Anne Styles, by granting her a looking glass which would show "wisdome and true grace." Mistress Bodenham further promises "wealth and ease" to Anne Styles if she learns "her art," and gives her soul to the Devil, all of which Anne Styles agrees to "and seald it with her blood."(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 1

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
2108

Anne Styles repents after allegedly being seduced by Mistress Bodenham and signing her soul to the Devil, "when she understood That she must loose the joyes of heaven." (1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 1-2

1653 Fisherton Anger    Wiltshire  Wiltshire  England 
2112

Having repented signing her soul to the Devil, Anne Styles tells Mistress Bodenham who convinced her to the agreement that "to London she would flye." Mistress Bodenham agrees, and "bid her fly with speed." However, Anne Styles is stopped at Stockbridge by the Devil.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 2

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
2113

Anne Styles is stopped on her flight to England at Stockbridge, by the Devil, and he "cast her to and froe," in front of a number of witnesses (Anonymous 351).(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 2

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
2114

Anne Styles is tortured by the Devil in the shape of a snake while a Gentleman (Anonymous 352) prays for her for a period of four days.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 2

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England 
2116

Mistress Bodenham tells the Gentleman (Anonymous 352) who helped Anne Styles, that she "would tell him all her art," and that she was unrepentant for her witchcraft and her deal with the Devil, for "she should be a great Lady in Hel."(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Salisbury Assizes. Or the Reward of Witchcraft. London: 1653, 2

1653   Stockbridge  Hampshire  Hampshire  England