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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
188

For the next several days after Joseph Weedon refused to sell Mary/Ann Foster mutton, he allegedly finds over 30 of his sheep "in a miserable condition, with all their Leggs broken to pieces in several places" and "their Bones all shattered in their Skins." Foster is suspected in their demise.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Relation of the Most Remarkable Proceedings at the late Assizes at Northampton. London: 1674, 4

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
189

Joseph Weedon attempts to scratch Mary/Ann Foster with his fingernails, and when they prove too dull, slices her hand open with a knife. He is encouraged in this endeavour by the "general opinion, that fetching blood of the witch takes a way her power of doing any harm." (4-5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Relation of the Most Remarkable Proceedings at the late Assizes at Northampton. London: 1674, 4-5

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1548

Joseph Weeden, of the Town of Eastcoat near Fosters-Booth in Northampton Shire, refused to spare the old woman, Ann Foster, some of his mutton, no matter how much she offered him for it. Ann Foster "went away murmerring and grumbing," warning Joseph Weeden that he should have done as she asked.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Relation of the Tryal, Condemnation, and Execution of Ann Foster. London: 1674, 4

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1549

After Joseph Weedon draws blood using a knife from Mary/Ann Foster, her wound "wrankled and swell'd extreamly," and she returns to threaten Joseph Weedon with arrest.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Relation of the Tryal, Condemnation, and Execution of Ann Foster. London: 1674, 5

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
1550

After drawing blood from Mary/Ann Foster and causing a swelling wound, Joseph Weedon offers Mary/Ann Foster some "twenty shillings towards her cure," which she refuses, claiming that she would punish him. (5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Relation of the Tryal, Condemnation, and Execution of Ann Foster. London: 1674, 5

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England 
2849

Mary/Ann Foster's hand becomes infected after Joseph Weedon cuts her with a knife, and she threatens to sue him for damages. Weedon gives her 20 shillings in reparation, but she is soon heard boasting that "it was the devil in her shape that received it of VVeedon, and that now she had thereby power to do him further mischief."(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Relation of the Most Remarkable Proceedings at the late Assizes at Northampton. London: 1674, 5

1674, April   Eastcote  Northamptonshire  Northamptonshire  England