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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
55

Geillis Duncane confesses to being enticed by the Devil and practicing witchcraft, after she is tortured and found to have witch's marks.(7)

Appears in:
Carmichael, James. News from Scotland, Declaring the Damnable Life and Death of Doctor Fian a Notable Sorcerer. London: 1592, 7

1591 Trenet  Tranent  East Lothian  Scotland 
56

Geillis Duncane is sent to prison because she possesses a witch's mark on her throat.(7)

Appears in:
Carmichael, James. News from Scotland, Declaring the Damnable Life and Death of Doctor Fian a Notable Sorcerer. London: 1592, 7

1591 Trenet  Tranent  East Lothian  Scotland 
57

Agnes Sampson is found to be a witch, after having all her hair shaved off and a witch's mark is found near her private parts.(10)

Appears in:
Carmichael, James. News from Scotland, Declaring the Damnable Life and Death of Doctor Fian a Notable Sorcerer. London: 1592, 10

1591 Trenet  Tranent  East Lothian  Scotland 
117

Lewis Gaufredy confesses to having read a book on magic that he inherited from his uncle.(12)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 12

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
259

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that destroys the bindings on his animals.(7)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 7

1695, February Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
261

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that sets fire to his house.(7)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 7

1695, February Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
262

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that throws stones into his house.(7)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 7

1695, 7 March Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
263

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that rattles objects in his house, makes loud noises, disrupts prayer, and frightens a dog.(9)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 9

1695, March 22 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
264

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that hurts another man named Andrew Aewart by throwing rocks at his head.(9-10)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 9-10

1695, April 4 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
265

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that leaves a letter written and sealed in blood that speaks of repentance.(11)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 11

1695, April 8 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
271

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that says it will stop bothering him if Andrew Mackie worships the spirit instead of God.(14)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 14

1695, April 26 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
272

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that pulls one of his children out of bed and hangs them by the shoulders in a tree.(14)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 14

1695 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
273

Andrew Mackie of Ringcroft of Stalking is allegedly haunted by a spirit that takes the form of a black cloud, and also throws mud and chaff.(15)

Appears in:
Telfair, Alexander. A True Relation of an Apparition Expressions and Actings of a Spirit. Edinburgh: 1696, 15

1695, April 30 Auchencairn    Dumfries and Galloway (Council Area)  Scotland 
274

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles is accused of bewitching Mistress Victoire Corbier into continually lusting after him.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 4

1611, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
275

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles is accused of introducing Mistress Magdalen of the Marish to the Devil, causing her to have marks on her body.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 8

1611 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
276

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles is apprehended and put in prison after Magdalen of the Marish confesses to Gaufredy's involvement with the Devil.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 8

1611 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
277

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles confesses to how he married Magdalen of the Marish to the Prince of Devils, called Beelzebub, who took the form of a gentleman.(12-13)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 12-13

1611 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
278

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles confesses to baptizing children into the Devil's service by using salt and sulfur in the water.(16)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 16

1611 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
279

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles is tried by a court and found guilty of rape, seduction, sorcery, magic, and other devilish acts.(19)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 19

1611, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
280

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseilles is executed in Marsellies on April 30, 1611 for being a magician and in communion with the Devil.(23)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 23

1611, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
334

Martha Brossier of Romorantin-Lanthenay is allegedly possessed by a wicked spirit. (3)

Appears in:
Marescot, Michel. A True Discourse, Upon the Matter of Martha Brossier of Romorantin Pretended to be Possessed by a Devil. London: 1599, 3

1599, March 30 Romorantin-Lanthenay    Centre (Region)  France 
335

Martha Brossier of Romorantin-Lanthenay is tried, found to not be possessed by wicked spirits, and released to her father.(36)

Appears in:
Marescot, Michel. A True Discourse, Upon the Matter of Martha Brossier of Romorantin Pretended to be Possessed by a Devil. London: 1599, 36

1599, March 30 Romorantin-Lanthenay    Centre (Region)  France 
337

Lewis Gaufredy of Marseille allegedly gives his soul to the devil in return for women and honour above all other priests.(1)

Appears in:
Machaelis, Sebastien. The Admirable History of the Posession and Conversion of a Penitent Woman. London: 1613, 1

1611, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
338

Magdelene of Demandoule allegedly accidentally learns witchcraft from Lewis Gaufredy.(4)

Appears in:
Machaelis, Sebastien. The Admirable History of the Posession and Conversion of a Penitent Woman. London: 1613, 4

1611, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
339

Magdalene of Demandoule is possessed by the devil into having bodily fits(90-91)

Appears in:
Machaelis, Sebastien. The Admirable History of the Posession and Conversion of a Penitent Woman. London: 1613, 90-91

1610, December 16 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
340

Blanche of Marseille uses charms to cause Magdalene of Demandoule to only see Lewis Gaufredy when she looks on other people.(320)

Appears in:
Machaelis, Sebastien. The Admirable History of the Posession and Conversion of a Penitent Woman. London: 1613, 320

1611, January 16 Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
352

Martha Brossier of Romorantin-Lathenay is pricked by a needle but does not bleed and is not conclusively determined to be a witch.(20)

Appears in:
Marescot, Michel. A True Discourse, Upon the Matter of Martha Brossier of Romorantin Pretended to be Possessed by a Devil. London: 1599, 20

1599, March Romorantin-Lanthenay    Centre (Region)  France 
409

Two stars appear over a Protestant army fighting in Ireland. They are seen as a sign from God.(5-6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Lamentable Newes from Ireland being a True, Perfect, and Exact Relation of the Landing of 10000 men in that Kingdom. London: 1642, 5-6

1642, May 6     Ireland 
442

A monster with three pairs of hands is allegedly bred in Russia. It is understood as a portent of the war between Russia, Poland, and Sweden.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Stranges News of a Prodigious Monster Born in the Township of Allington. Unknown: 1613, 5

1608     Russia 
1092

Lewis Gaufredy confesses that the devil did appear to him in the shape of a gallant fellow.(12)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 12

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
1093

Lewis Gaufredy confesses making a bargain with the Devil that included giving his soul and all his possessions to the Devil.(10-11)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 10-11

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
1094

Lewis Gaufredy claims that the Devil appeared to him again and gave him the ability to make any woman fall in love with him by simply smelling his breath. (11)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 11

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
1095

Lewis Gaufredy confesses as to how Mistris Madgalen of the Marish gave herself freely to the Devil. Lewis Gaufredy pricks her finger with a needle to draw blood so as to secure the promise.(13)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 13

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
1096

Lewis Gaufredy confesses that he and Magdelen of the Marish have been marked by the Devil.(14)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 14

1612, April Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France 
1097

Magdalen of the Marish is observed by Dr. Frier Sebastian Michell to be suffering from fits for over five weeks. (19)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Life and Death of Lewis Gaufredy. London: 1612, 19

1612, January Marcielle    Provence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur (Region)  France