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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
148

Alice Fowler is reputed to be a witch for muttering and grumbling to herself regularly.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange News from Shadwell being a True and Just Relation of the Death of Alice Fowler. London: 1684, 1

1684 Shadwell (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
239

Anne Fowler is accused by Walter Fowler, her son, of bewitching him and others for many years.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange News from Shadwell being a True and Just Relation of the Death of Alice Fowler. London: 1684, 2

1684 Shadwell (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
250

Justice Arthur Robinson, having held a long suspicion that Elizabeth Sawyer is a witch, has thatching taken from her roof. He alleges that wherever some of the thatching was burnt, Sawyer was soon seen to come, thereby proving she is a witch. (A4-B1)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, A4-B1

1621 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
251

Elizabeth Sawyer's appearance and habits are used as further proof that she is a witch. She is allegedly bloodlessly pale and ghost-like in her face, with a tendency to stare at the ground; her body is crooked and deformed, and her tongue appears to be under the Devil's control at her apprehension and trial, due to her long cursing, swearing, blaspheming and imprecating. Her tongue in particular is identified as "the meanes of her owne destruction, which had destroyed many before."(B1)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B1

1621 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
254

Mr. Radcliffe gives deposition alleging that Elizabeth Sawyer threatened his wife, Agnes Radcliffe. According to Mr. Radcliffe, the two women fought after Sawyer's sow ate some of Agnes' soap, and Agnes struck the animal. Sawyer told Agnes "for that Elizabeth Sawyer would be reuenged of her, and thus threatned Agnes Ratcleife, that it should be a deare blow vnto her."(B2-B3)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B2-B3

1621 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
255

Mr. Radcliffe alleges in his deposition that the evening after Agnes Radcliffe and Elizabeth Sawyer fought, Agnes fell sick and "was extraordinarily vexed, and in a most strange manner in her sicknesse was tormented." She died about four days later, foaming at the mouth and distempered. Radcliffe claims that Agnes, on her deathbed, said to him, "if shee did die at that time shee would verily take it on her death, that Elizabeth Sawyer her neighbour, whose Sowe with a washing-Beetle she had stricken, and so for that cause her malice being great, was the occasion of her death."(B2-B3)

Appears in:
Goodcole, Henry. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London: 1621, B2-B3

1621 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
432

Anne Kirk is executed for witchcraft at Tyburne on December 4, 1599.(99)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 99

1599 Tyburne    London, Greater  MIddlesex  England 
433

Anne Kirk allegedly has a falling out with a woman in the street; that night, the woman's child gives a shriek as they sit by the fire. It then pines away until it dies.(99-100)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 99-100

1599 London (Castle Alley)    London, City of  MIddlesex  England 
435

Anne Kirk allegedly becomes offended when not invited to a child's christening, and causes the child to become strangely tormented. (100)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 100

1599 London (Castle Alley)    London, City of  MIddlesex  England 
436

The parents of a child, believed to be bewitched by Anne Kirk, consult with Mother Gillam, who tells them their child is forespoken. She advises them to "cut of a piece of the witches coate with a payre of sheeres, & burne it togeather with the childs vnder cloth." They do, and the child heals.(100)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 100

1599 London (Castle Alley)    London, City of  MIddlesex  England 
437

Anne Kirk allegedly has a falling out with an innkeeper, Anonymous 459, and causes his child to become strangely tormented in revenge. Anonymous 459 cannot cure his child with physick, so he goes to a cunning-man, Anonymous 461 for help. Anonymous 461 makes him swear not to reveal who told him, then identifies Kirk as the person responsible for his child's illness and shows him Kirk's image in a glass. However, he is unable to help the child, who dies of his fits.(100-101)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 100-101

1599 London (Castle Alley)    London, City of  MIddlesex  England 
682

A young girl (Anonymous 79) who is nursed by Alice Flower accuses her of being a witch.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange News from Shadwell being a True and Just Relation of the Death of Alice Fowler. London: 1684, 2

1684 Shadwell (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
683

Alice Flower falls ill and gets a neighbour (Anonymous 80) to nurse her. When the neighbour returns from running errands, she finds Alice Flower stripped, dead and cold on the floor with her toes tied together with a blanket over her.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange News from Shadwell being a True and Just Relation of the Death of Alice Fowler. London: 1684, 3

1684 Shadwell (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
684

Alice Fowler is found (by her neighbours) to have five teats on her body that are black as coal.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange News from Shadwell being a True and Just Relation of the Death of Alice Fowler. London: 1684, 3

1684 Shadwell (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
984

Joan Peterson delivers a paper of witnesses to defend her during her trial; this results in the calling of physicians Dr. Bates and Dr. Colledon, and surgeons Mr. Stamford, and Mr. Page to give evidence. They describe Lady Powel's severe and lengthy sickness from "Dropsie, the Scurvey, and the yellow Jaundies," and express wonder that she lived as long as she did. Their testimony vindicates Mrs. Levingston and Joan Peterson on the charge bewitching Lady Powel to death. Lady Powel is said to have been 80 years of age at the time of her death.(6-7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Declaration in Answer to Several Lying Pamphlets Concerning the Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 6-7

1652, April 7 London (Hicks Hall)     London, City of  Middlesex  England 
987

Joan Peterson is found not guilty of bewitching Lady Powel to death, but is found guilty of bewitching Christopher Wilson; she is condemned to die as a witch.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Declaration in Answer to Several Lying Pamphlets Concerning the Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 8

1652, April 7 London (Hicks Hall)     London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1133

Elizabeth is terrified when she a woman (Anonymous 139) allegedly asks her for a pin. She runs inside screaming and falls ill shortly thereafter, refusing to eat meat from that point on. ()

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings. British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Foster, Donald W., ed. "The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings." Normalized text, ed. D. Foster (1999), from British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1999.: 1622,

1622, January 13 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1135

Elizabeth Jennings grows increasingly ill, losing the ability to walk. ()

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings. British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Foster, Donald W., ed. "The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings." Normalized text, ed. D. Foster (1999), from British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1999.: 1622,

1622, February 15 London Borough of Hounslow  Thistleworth (Syon House)  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1136

Lady Jennings, increasingly concerned with their daughter Elizabeth's languishing fits and "idle talk" send to word to London physician Dr. Fox. Dr. Fox brought Elizabeth back to London with him where she continued to suffer. ()

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings. British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Foster, Donald W., ed. "The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings." Normalized text, ed. D. Foster (1999), from British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1999.: 1622,

1622, February 19 London Borough of Hounslow  Thistleworth (Syon House)  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1142

Margaret Russell visits Anne Goodcole's house to request assistance in healing Elizabeth Jennings. ()

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings. British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Foster, Donald W., ed. "The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings." Normalized text, ed. D. Foster (1999), from British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1999.: 1622,

1622, April 24 Clerkenwell    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1287

King Charles' surgeons, ten midwives and five others are sent to re-examine the bodies of the women indicted at Lancaster. Jenet Hargreaves, Frances Dickenson and Mary Spencer are not found to have witch's marks or any other strange marks on their bodies.()

Appears in:
, William Farrer & J. Brownbill (editors). Townships: Goldshaw Booth. Unknown: 1911,

1634, June 29 London (Mugwell Street, Barber-Surgeons' Hall)  St. Olaf  London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1300

Margaret Johnson is found to have two teats on her body, "one betweene her secretts and the ffundament on the edge thereof he other on the middle of her left buttocke," but neither have a "hollowness" from which blood or juice could escape.(129-130)

Appears in:
Bruce (Editor), John. Calendar of State Papers Domestic Series: Charles I, 1634-5. Unknown: 1864, 129-130

1634, June London (Mugwell Street, Barber-Surgeons' Hall)  St. Olaf  London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1302

Four of the seven witches arrested as a result of Edmund Robinson Jr.'s testimony are pardoned by the King.()

Appears in:
Bruce (Editor), John. Calendar of State Papers Domestic Series: Charles I, 1634-5. Unknown: 1864,

1634, June London (Mugwell Street, Barber-Surgeons' Hall)  St. Olaf  London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1487

Margaret Wellam is suspected of being a witch and feeding evil spirits. Andrew Cansfield of London testifies against her.(265)

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937, 265

1616, August 1 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1489

Barbara Bartle allegedly bewitches Elizabeth Gyan. Gyan languishes in pain, is lame, and is left speechless for nearly a month.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

1653, June 17 Stepney  Stepney  Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
1491

Barbara Bartle of Stepney, Middlesex is tried for allegedly bewitching Elizabeth Gyan of Stepney, Middlesex. Gyan is allegedly made lame, languishes, and is speechless for nearly a month by the time the trial takes place. Bartle pleads not guilty.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

1653, July 12 Stepney  Stepney  Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
1492

Elizabeth Newman allegedly bewitches three children named John, Elizabeth and James Gale. The children languish and eventually become deaf and dumb.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

1653, August 1 Whitechapell  Whitechapell  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1493

Elizabeth Newman allegedly bewitches Joan Holland. From August to January, Holland "was wasted consumed and pyned in her body."()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

1653, August 1 Whitechapell  Whitechapell  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1494

Elizabeth Newman puts herself on trial for bewitching Joan Holland. She pleads guilty, but her punishment is unknown.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

1653, August 1 Whitechapell  Whitechapell  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1500

Emma Branch allegedly bewitched the infant Edward Wheeler, Anne Howell, and Joan Aldridge. Wheeler eventually dies while the other two languish but live.()

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

1616, June 5 Tottenham    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1501

Emma Branch, suspected witch, is committed to the goal for allegedly bewitching Edward Wheeler, Anne Howell, and Joan Aldridge. The charges are brought against her by Mary Aldridge, Katherine Barbor, and Alice Smythe. She is released due to lack of evidence.()

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

1616, June 5 Tottenham    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1573

Richard Burt, servent to M. Edling, goes to his master's barn, accompanied by a "great massive dogge." Along the way there, a hare crosses their path and the dog "in stead of following began to faint, and runne rounde his maister, and to whine pitifully." (2-3)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 2-3

1592, March London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1574

Richard Burts, a servant to the gentleman M. Edling, greets Mother Atkins as she passes by his master's barn. Mother Atkins, " like a peruerse woman, like a perilous waspe, like a pestiferous witch, incensed with hate at the sight of him held downe hir head, not baigning to speake."(3)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 3

1592, March 7 (Tuesday) London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1575

The servant Richard Burt follows a hare that crossed the path of him and his dog to Mother Atkin's house, "whome before that time he knew to be a notorious witche."(2-3)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 2-3

1592, March London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1576

The servant Richard Burt, while taking his lunch at work in his master's barn around the hour of noon is visited by a "monstrous blacke Cat among the straw." The animal acts strangely and startles him.(3)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 3

1592, March 8 (Wednesday) London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1577

Richard Burt, after being startled by a monstrous black cat during the course of his lunch around noon, hears a strange voice that commands him to leave his master's workplace. Upon asking where he is expected the go, "the Spirit answering againe sayde: Come and leave thy vittles behind thee and thy knife also."(3)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 3

1592, March 8 (Wednesday) London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1578

After being commanded by a voice to leave his master's barn, the servant Richard Burt is "hoised up into the aire" and carried over many fields and a great pond where his hat fell, and over Harrow Church. Even though he cried out, none could hear him, and he ended up "into a place which was all fire, where was heard such lamentable howling and dollful crieng, as if all the damned fiends of hell had been tortured, and tormenten in that Limbo."(4)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 4

1592, March 8 (Wednesday) London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1579

Richard Burt finds himself after he has been magically "hoised up into the aire," in a strange place, which is dark, "plentiful in filthy odors and stinches," full of noise, and full of fire. This causes an "unquenchable drouth in his stomach," although there is nowhere for him to find refreshment. (4)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 4

1592, March Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1580

Richard Burt, imprisoned for four days in a dark, unknown location in Middlesex that full of fire, filthy odors, and noises, is told that he is forbidden to speak of what has befallen him upon returning home. Richard Burt asserts that he must tell his mother, and was then made to suffer by his tongue doubling and being severely burned and scratched with thornes and briers, "that it is both lamentable and terrible to behold him."(4)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 4

1592, March 8 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1581

The servant, Richard Burt, is returned from some unknown location full of darkness and fire in Middlesex to Pinner in Middlesex, where he drinks from a ditch. Although some four days had passed during which he was missing, he does not visit his home or his friends.(5)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5

1592, March 11 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1582

Maister Edling of Woodhall passes a man on the way to Church four days after his servant, Richard Burt disappeared. Maister Edling asks the man if he can find him a new servant, and the man is revealed to be the lost Richard Burt. Maister Edling beseeches Richard Burt to tell him where he has been, but the servant cannot talk and only gestures towards the witch Mother Atkin's house.(5)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5

1592, March 11 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1583

The servant of Maister Edling, Richard Burt who has been rendered mute, is treated by the parson of the town, M. Smith, and Master Burbridge of Pinner. (5)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5

1592, March 11 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1584

Upon being healed of the inability to speak by the parson M. Smith of Pinner, the servant Richard Burt cries, "Woe worth mother Atkins, woe worth mother Atkins, for she hath bewitched me: whereupon he would not be quiet, but ever requested that he might speak with hir," thereby accusing Mother Atkins.(5)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5

1592, March 11 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1585

Mother Atkins, after being accused of bewitching the servant Richard Burt, is sent for by Master Burbidge and the parson P. Smith. Richard Burt scratchs her until he draws blood, which makes him well and ends her bewitchment over him. (5-6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5-6

1592, March 11 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1586

Mother Atkins, a notorious witch, goes to M. Burbidge's house to ask for milk, at which time the maids were busy at the dairy, and is denied.(6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 6

1592 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1587

After Mother Atkins is denied milk at Master Burbridge's house, "immediately upon hir departure out of the doores, the Creame beganne to swell and rise in the cherne," so that it ran about the kitchen and down the sink-hole. All chores were wrecked that day.(6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 6

1592 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1588

Mother Atkins visits the grounds of Gregorie Coulson to ask for charity, but she found him busy working with the lambs. This caused him some delay in bringing her charity, and "she flung forth in a fume."(6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 6

1592 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1589

After Mother Atkins is angered by the slow speed Gregory Coulson uses to bring her charity, two lambs of Gregory Coulson are let forth into a yard, and "suddenly they began so nimbly to skip and frilke to and fro, that they never ceased after til they died."(6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 6

1592 London   Pinner  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1625

William Whycherly, during his examination by Sir Thomas Smith, claims that "he knoweth that one Lowth, in Flete-strete, a broderer, useth the cristall stone, and goeth about daily to dygge for treasure."(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

1597 London (Fleet Street)    London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1627

William Whycherly, during his examination by Sir Thomas Smith, claims that Sir John Lloyd, and "Maier, a preest, and now say-master of the mynt at Durham house, hath conjured for treasure and their stolne goods."(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

1597 London (Durham House in the Strand)    London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1629

William Whycherly, during his examination by Sir Thomas Smith, claims that the priest Sir Robert Brian of Highgate is sometimes "a conjureth with a syve and a pair of sheeres, invocating saith Paule and Saint Peter. And that he also useth the psalter and the key with a psalme." (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

1597 Highgate     London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1630

William Whycherly, during his examination by Sir Thomas Smith, claims that "One Thomas Shakilton occupieth the syve and sheeres, and he dwellith in Aldersgate-strete, a laborer."(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

1597 London (Aldersgate Street)    London, City of  Middlesex  England 
1791

A soldier (Anonymous 291) stationed on his Watch, near the Chappel of St. James's House is thrown over by an unknown being in the form of an affrightening shape. The soldier (Anonymous 291) saw the shape coming towards him and told it to stop or he would shoot it, when it ran upon him, and threm him over the way far off.(57-58)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 57-58

1671 London (Queen's Chapel at St. James' Palace)    London, City of  Middlesex  England 
2055

Joan Peterson is indicted for bewitching Christopher Wilson, as alleged by Margaret Austin and two other witnesses; Peterson is said to have first cured Wilson then caused him to become ill again after he was unable to pay for her services. Notably, Wilson himself does not claim any such thing, though he is alleged to suffer fits and "rot as he lies". Numerous witnesses are called against her, but give only hearsay; Peterson is able to produce only a few witnesses, and those who do appear to support her are mocked and sent away by the Officer of the Court. (7-8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Declaration in Answer to Several Lying Pamphlets Concerning the Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 7-8

1652, April 7 London (Hicks Hall)     London, City of  Middlesex  England 
2056

A stranger offers to depose in court that Thomas Southwick, a servant of Thomas Cromton's, has been standing in the sessions yard proclaiming Peterson a witch and offering money to anyone who will swear the same in court; when the Justices on the Bench is call for Southwick, he cannot be found. The Recorder is made to take note of it, and an Order given that Southwick is to be brought before the court.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Declaration in Answer to Several Lying Pamphlets Concerning the Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 8

1652, April 7 London (Hicks Hall)     London, City of  Middlesex  England 
2150

Alice Bradley is indicted at Hampstead in the county of Middlesex for using witchcraft on Richard Philpott so that he languished for twenty days and remained so at the time the text was written. ()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887,

1567, August 24 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2151

Alice Bradley is indicted for allegedly using witchcraft in order to kill two young cows belonging to Philip Barrett.(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1568, December 28 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2152

Alice Bradley is indicted for using witchcraft in order to kill four hogs worth fifty shilling belonging to Robert James.(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1569, January 4 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2153

Alice Bradley is indicted for allegedly using witchcraft so that Margaret James "languished and wasted in her body for the space of three days."(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1569, February 21 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2154

Alice Bradley is acquitted of the charge in the case of Robert Phillpot. Bradley had allegedly bewitched Phillpot so that he languished for twenty days and continued so at the time of the trial.(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1567, August 24 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2155

Alice Bradley is acquitted in the charge in the case of Phillip Barrett. Bradley had allegedly used witchcraft to kill two of Barrett's young cows.(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1568, December 28 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2156

Alice Bradley is acquitted of the charge in the case of Margaret James. Bradley had allegedly used witchcraft on James so that she languished and wasted in her body for three days (and remained so at the time of the trial). (7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1569, February 21 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2157

Alice Bradley is acquitted of the charge in the case of Robert James. Bradley had allegedly used witchcraft in order to kill four of his hogs worth fifty shillings.(7-8)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 7-8

1569, January 4 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2187

Rose Mersam is indicted for allegedly causing James Thompson to languish and his body to waste for the space of five days. He continued in this state at the time of the indictment. Mersam allegedly committed this act using witchcraft and at the instigation of the Devil. (20)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 20

1569, May 21 Whitecross Street  St. Luke's  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2188

Rose Mersam pleads not guilty to bewitching James Thompson. (20)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 20

1569, May 21 Whitecross Street  St. Luke's  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2210

Rose Mersam, at the instigation of the Devil, allegedly practices witchcraft upon James Thompson so that he languished and wasted in his body for the space of five days and remained so at the time the text was written.(20)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 20

1569, May 21 Whitecross Street  St. Luke's  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2229

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft upon Edward Boulton. Boulton languished for nineteen days and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1575, April 9 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2230

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Edward Boulton, causing his death. Boulton languished for eleven days and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1575, April London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2231

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft upon John Bailye causing his death. Baylie languished got 2 days and then died.(72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1579, September 1 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2232

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon John Baylie. Baylie languished for two days and then died.(72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1579, September London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2233

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft on Thomas Coleman, causing his death. Coleman languished for a month and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1582, May 7 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2234

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Thomas Coleman. Coleman languished for a month and then died.(72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1582, June London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2235

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft upon Josias Boswell, causing his death. Boswell languished for twenty days and then died.(72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1583, May 1 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2236

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Josias Boswell, causing him death. Boswell languished for two days and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1583, September London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2237

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft on Richard Frisby, causing his death. Frisby languished for over two weeks and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1583, December 17 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2238

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft on Richard Frisby. Frisby languished for over two weeks and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1584, January London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2239

Anne Beaver allegedly practices witchcraft upon Susan Mason. Mason languishes for eleven days and then dies. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1584, July 10 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2240

Anne Beaver is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Susan Mason, causing her death. Mason languished for eleven days and then died. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1584 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2241

Anne Beaver pleads not guilty to practicing witchcraft upon and murdering Edward Boulton, John Baylie, Thomas Coleman, Josias Boswell, Richard Frisby, Susan Mason. She is acquitted of all charges. (72-73)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 72-73

1575 London  Edmonton  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2242

Elizabeth Rutter allegedly practices witchcraft upon Priscella Fielde. Fielde languishes for two days and then dies. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577, January 17 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2243

Elizabeth Rutter is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Priscella Fielde. Fielde languished for two days and then died. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2244

Elizabeth Rutter pleads not guilty to practicing witchcraft on Priscella Fielde, causing her to die. Rutter is found guilty and is sentenced to hang. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2246

Elizabeth Rutter allegedly practices witchcraft upon William Lyon causing him to languish. He continued in that state at the time of the indictment. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2247

Elizabeth Rutter is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft on William Lyon, causing him to become lame. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577, 1 November Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2248

Elizabeth Rutter allegedly practices witchcraft upon Frances Fielde. Fielde languishes for two days and then dies. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577, January 30 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2249

Elizabeth Rutter allegedly practices witchcraft upon Frances Fielde. Fielde languishes for two days and then dies. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577, January 30 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2251

Elizabeth Rutter allegedly practices witchcraft upon John Fielde, causing him to languish for nearly two weeks and then die. ()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887,

1577, February 18 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2252

Elizabeth Rutter is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon John Fielde, causing him to languish for nearly two weeks and then die. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1577 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2253

Elizabeth Rutter is found guilty of practicing witchcraft on William Lyon, causing him to become lame, as well as on Priscella, John, and Frances Fielde, causing all of them to die. She is sentenced to be hanged. (108, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 108, 218

1578, March 29 Barnet  Fynchley  London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
2254

Joan Hunt allegedly practices witchcraft upon a three year old infant named John Nutting. Nutting sickens and languishes for three days and then dies. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1578, March 28 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2255

Joan Hunt is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon a three year old infant named John Nutting. Nutting sickened and languished for a few days and then died. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1579, April 13 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2256

Joan Hunt pleads not guilty to having practiced witchcraft upon John Nutting, causing him to sicken, languish, and die. She is, however, found guilty and sentenced to hang. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1579, April 21 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2257

Joan and William Hunt allegedly bewitch Ales James and Richard Parrett, causing them to become lame. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1578, May 6 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2258

Joan and William Hunt are indicted for allegedly bewitching Ales James and Richard Parrett, rendering them both lame. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1578, May 6 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2259

Joan and William Hunt plead not guilty to bewitching Ales James and Richard Parrett, causing James and Parrett to become lame. They are acquitted of the charges. (110, 218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 110, 218

1578, May 6 Hampstead    Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2279

Dorothy Magicke allegedly practices witchcraft upon Thomas Poole and Thomazine Heathe. (218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 218

1575, July     Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2280

Dorothy Magicke is indicted for allegedly practicing witchcraft upon Thomas Poole and Thomazine Heathe. (218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 218

1575, July 18     Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2281

Dorothy Magicke pleads not guilty to the charge of practicing witchcraft upon Thomas Poole and Thomazine Heathe. She is, however, found guilty and sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison. (218)

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 2: 1603-25. Unknown: 1887, 218

1575, July 18     Middlesex  Middlesex  England 
2362

The Colonel Venables "had a Soldier (Anonymous 403) in his Army that came out of Ireland," who was very "pale and sad, and pined." The soldier confesses that he was a servant "to one that carried Stockins and such ware about to sell," but he "had Murdered his Master" for his money, and "buried him in such a place." After, the man fled to Ireland, and became a soldier. However, for "a long time, " when "he lay alone," a spirit in the form of a "headless Man, stood by his Bed," saying to him "Wilt thou yet confess?" This continued until the spirit seemed "a Bed-fellow," still saying "Wilt thou yet confess," which causes his confession. The man is sentenced to go to Hispaniola, "in stead of Death, where vengeance followed him." (57-58)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 57-58

1670 London (Queen's Chapel at St. James' Palace)    London, City of  Middlesex  England 
2930

The innkeeper, Anonymous 459, sees Anne Kirk exiting a neighbour's house not long after she allegedly bewitched his child to death. He waits until she has left, then tells his neighbour that she is a witch and responsible for his child's death. He falls sick when he gets home, and dies not long after.(100-101)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 100-101

1599 London (Castle Alley)    London, City of  MIddlesex  England