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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
141

Mr. Farmer and Mrs. Farmer both give deposition alleging that, on the advice of their neighbours, they went to a Dr. Bourn to cure their bewitched daughter, Mary Farmer. Dr. Bourn told them that their daughter was "under an ill tongue." Dr. Bourn gave them instructions on how to determine who had bewitched Mary. First, they must save some of her urine, then stop it up in a bottle, bury it, and burn the her clothes. This would evidently draw the witch who was hurting Mary to the house.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
205

Mr. Farmer, Mrs. Farmer and various other witnesses (Anonymous 375) give deposition alleging that the Farmers followed Dr. Bourn's advice to bury a bottle of Mary Farmer's urine and burn her clothes, and that this act brought Joan Buts to the Farmers' home. Buts came in looking ghastly, sat down on a stool, and when questioned by a woman present (Anonymous 374) regarding why she looked so terrible and what brought her to the house, answered that she was ill, had not been out of her house in seven weeks, and that she "could not forbear coming." Buts then threw down her hat, fell to the floor and began wallowing while making a fearful noise; when she got up, she started cursing horribly. The witnesses presented this as proof that Buts was the person who bewitched Mary Farmer.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
236

Joan Buts is indicted at the Assizes of Southwark, Lord Chief Justice Sir Francis Pemberton presiding, on two counts: she is alleged to have bewitched Mary Farmer to death, and to have used witchcraft to torment Elizabeth Burgiss.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1

1690, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
548

Richard Dugdale returns drunk from a party. After being at home for a while, his side starts hurting and he sees an apparition that tells him to eat and take from the table in front of him. The table is suddenly filled with food and precious jewelery.(2)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. The Surey Demoniack, or, An Account of Satans Strange and Dreadful Actings. London: 1697, 2

1688, July     Surrey  Surrey  England 
549

After a night of drinking and dancing, Richard Dugdale begins to utter shocking profanities. He sees the apparition of a man's head and the Devil appears to him. (2-3)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. The Surey Demoniack, or, An Account of Satans Strange and Dreadful Actings. London: 1697, 2-3

1688, August     Surrey  Surrey  England 
555

Mr. Farmer, Mrs. Farmer and numerous others (Anonymous 375) give deposition in court alleging that Joan Buts caused the child Mary Farmer to become violently ill, caused her to be repeatedly stuck full of pins, and ultimately killed her through witchcraft.(1, 2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
693

Elizabeth Burgiss gives deposition in court that Joan Buts caused stones, some as large as a man's fist, to fly about her master's yard such that everyone was forced inside the house. The stones are said to have hit only her, and once everyone was inside, to have flung themselves at the windows without breaking the glass.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
694

Elizabeth Burgiss sees Joan Buts in her Master's house when others cannot, and also witnesses an object flying of its own accord. Afterward she is in great anguish and has clay pulled from her back that has thorns sticking out of it.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27     Surrey  Surrey  England 
1073

Joan Buts allegedly came to the house of Mr. Tuers and asked Elizabeth Burgiss for a pair of old gloves, but Burgiss, knowing Buts to be a person of ill repute, sends her away with a short, sharp refusal. Buts returns a short time later, this time asking for a pin for her neckcloth, which Burgiss provides.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 2

1681, October 5 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
1074

Jane Buts alleges in court that Hakeing, one of the witnesses, "had given himself to the Devil Soul and Body" but is unable to answer Lord Chief Justice Sir Francis Pemberton when he demands how she knows this. Pemberton rebukes her for abusing the witnesses.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
1368

A witness (Anonymous 375) gives deposition alleging that Joan Buts said, regarding Mary Farmer, "That if she had not bewitched her, if all the Devils in Hell could help her, she would bewitch her." Buts admitted to the statement, pleading that she said it in passion, but intended no such thing.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
1369

Elizabeth Burgiss is seen to have many household objects thrown about in her wake without anyone having touched them, including bellows and candlesticks.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 4

1681, October Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
1854

Mr. Goodwin is allegedly so bewitched with Mrs. Jones that it causes him to "fall a dancing, and capering, that he protested he thought he had been distraught."(13)

Appears in:
Vernon, Samuel . A Brief Relation of the Strange and Unnatural Practices of Wessel Goodwin. London: 1654, 13

1654 London  St. Paul  London, City of  Surrey  England 
2180

Mr Tuers, Elizabeth Burgiss' master, gives deposition alleging that Burgiss suddenly screamed out that there was something stuck in her back, and that he had pulled out of her back a large lump of clay with as many pins in it as it would hold, which he threw into the fire.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
2181

Elizabeth Burrige gave deposition that, the day after the first incident with the clay and pins, she went milking and saw Joan Buts lurking in the bushes, which frightened her and made her suspicious; she said that she reported the encounter to Mr. Tuers.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
2182

Mr. Tuers gives deposition alleging that he sent Elizabeth Burgiss upstairs to get him something from a trunk, and she called back that Joan Buts was in the house; when he came to investigate with several others, none of them could see Buts in the house. Instead, they saw several things in the room move without anyone near them, and coming back downstairs an iron flew over their heads from the chimney while Burgiss cried out that something was stuck on her back. He removed from her yet another piece of clay with pins stuck in it.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

1682, March 27 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
2183

Elizabeth Burgiss is allegedly pelted with stones when she travels to visit her mother.(4-5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 4-5

1681, October Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
2184

Elizabeth Burgiss' mother's house in Astead, three miles from Yowell, is allegedly plagued by strange occurrences during Elizabeth's visit. Her grandfather's britches are found on the roof above his bed, large quantities of nuts and acorns are seen to fly about, the pewter dances around the house and hits a gentleman in the back, and a fiddle was found in various places about the house before vanishing entirely.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 5

1681, October 9 Astead    Surrey  Surrey  England 
2185

Elizabeth Burgiss' mother meet Joan Buts at a fair in Yowell, whom after her daughter's visit she suspects to be a witch and the cause of Elizabeth's afflictions. Burgiss' mother beat and abused Buts until "she fetcht out some of her Hellish Hellish Blood."(5-6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 5-6

1681, October 18 Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England 
2186

Elizabeth Burgess allegedly suffers a second incident of torment to her back. A Mr. Waters witnesses the event, and puts his hand down her back to draw out a piece of clay thick with pins, which he casts onto the fire.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Wonderful News from Yowel in Surry giving a True and Just Account of One Elizabeth Burgiss. London: 1681, 3

1681, October Yowel  Yowel  Surrey  Surrey  England