Go back
11 records returned.

List of all Event assertions around a specific date

ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
154

Elizabeth Anderson recalls how she saw the apparition of a "Black grim Man" approach her grandmother in her house.(9)

Appears in:
P., T.. A Relation of the Diabolical Practices of above Twenty Wizards and Witches of the Sheriffdom of Renfrew in the Kingdom of Scotland. London: 1697, 9

1697, January   West Central Lowlands  Renfrewshire  Renfrewshire  Scotland 
157

Agnes Nasmith discusses a man who she believes to be the devil.(8)

Appears in:
P., T.. A Relation of the Diabolical Practices of above Twenty Wizards and Witches of the Sheriffdom of Renfrew in the Kingdom of Scotland. London: 1697, 8

1697, January   West Central Lowlands  Renfrewshire  Renfrewshire  Scotland 
517

Christian Shaw has fits during which she has no pain, but has palpitations all over her body and makes strange gestures.(17-18)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 17-18

1697, January Glasgow    Lanarkshire  Lanarkshire  Scotland 
808

Christian Shaw is again carried down the stairs to the cellar where her brother and sister try to hold on to her. Mr. Alexander King grabs a hold of her when the brother and sister have lost her and tries to bring her upstairs again, but claims something is pulling her down. She then falls as though dead on the stairs.(13)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 13

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
809

Christian Shaw claims that the Devil is located in the cellar and that if she went down, she might be able to bring him out.(13)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 13

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
810

Christian Shaw's parents believe that Christian Shaw screams and shrieks like a creature, but when she overhears this Christian Shaw says it is Margaret that screams and shrieks at night.(14)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 14

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
811

After hearing her parents say she screams and shrieks in the night, Christian Shaw will not suffer anyone. She claims her tormentors promised her almonds and sweet treats if she got cravats, string, or aprons.(14)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 14

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
815

Christian Shaw claims that her tormentors were engaged by the Devil to carry her out and drown her in the well.(15-16)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 15-16

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
816

Christian Shaw has milder fits. Sometimes she is struck dumb or as though dead with her jaw opened so wide it seemed as though she was dead. Sometimes she would lie as though her neck and feet were tied together. Sometimes prayer abate her fits, but she also sometimes has fits making loud noises to cover the words of the person praying.(16)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 16

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
819

Christian Shaw's brother and sister claim seeing a woman with a red coat (Anonymous 97) in the garden even though every visitor had left.(17)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 17

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
820

Christian Shaw has violent fits during the evening on the same day that her siblings saw the lady in the red coat (Anonymous 97). Christian Shaw is senseless and breathless. Many witness her stomach swell, her eyes swell and her hands that are enchanted and try to strangle her.(17-18)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 17-18

1697, January Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland