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139

Rose Cullender and Amy Denny are jointly indicted at the assizes held at Bury St. Edmonds in Suffolk. The trial is presided over by Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Baron of His Majesties Court of Exchequer, and lasts four days. They are charged with bewitching Elizabeth Durent, Ann Durent, Jane Bocking, Susan Chandler, William Durent, Elizabeth Pacy, and Deborah Pacy.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 1

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
430

Doll Bartham is arraigned before the Lord Chief Justice of England at S. Edmondsbury in Suffolk and condemned for the bewitchment of Joan Jorden. She is executed on July 12, 1599.(92)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 92

1599, July 12 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
802

Anne Durent, Susan Chandler and Elizabeth Pacy allegedly arrive at Bury St. Edwards for the trial of Rose Cullender and Amy Denny in good health, but the morning of the trial fall into violent fits accompanied by shrieking and are thus rendered unable to give deposition before the court. When they finally recover, all three are said to be struck dumb for the duration of the trial.(4-5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 4-5

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
828

Dorothy Durent is allegedly cured of her lameness at the moment Amy Denny is pronounced guilty of witchcraft. She is seen to return home without the use of her crutches.(13-15)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 13-15

1662, March 13 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
829

Elizabeth Pacy is brought to court to give indictment against Amy Denny for Denny's alleged bewitchment of Elizabeth and her younger sister Deborah, but Pacy is unable to speak and lays senseless and motionless on a cushion at court. Although she is said to have come to herself after a while, she can neither see nor speak.(15-16)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 15-16

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
830

Sir Matthew Hale, the judge presiding over the court, instructs that Amy Denny to be privately brought before Elizabeth Pacy. Though Pacy is in an insensible state and her eyes are shut, she reacts immediately when Denny touches her hand, leaping up and scratching Denny until she draws blood. Pacy must be removed from Denny, and thereafter continues to make angry motions in Denny's direction.(16-17)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 16-17

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
852

Dr. Thomas Browne of Norwich gives deposition in court as an expert witness. In his opinion, Elizabeth Pacy, Deborah Pacy, Elizabeth Durent, Ann Durent, Jane Bocking and Susan Chandler are indeed bewitched, citing a recent Danish example of witchment. He claims that bewitchment is menstrual hysteria that has been heightened by the Devil in cooperation with witches.(44-45)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 44-45

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
863

Susan Chandler is allegedly called into the court to give deposition against Rose Cullender, but falls into a fit and must be carried out. Struck dumb, the only words she can get out are "burn her." (41-42)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 41-42

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
865

Sargent Earl, Sargent Banard, and Sargent Keeling attend Amy Denny and Rose Cullender's trial; Sargent Keeling is said to be dissatisfied with with evidence presented. While convinced the children were indeed possessed, he is not convinced that Denny and Cullender were responsible, and argued that prosecuting based on the imaginings of the afflicted puts everyone in danger for then anyone could imagine a crime and accuse an innocent party. Keeling particularly objected to Elizabeth Pacy's reaction to Denny's touch while blindfolded being taken as proof of bewitchment.(43)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 43

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
879

Richard Spencer gives deposition in court claiming that he overheard Amy Denny say that "the Devil would not let her rest until she were Revenged" on Ann Sandeswell.(55)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 55

1662, March 10 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
883

The Jury finds Amy Denny and Rose Cullender guilty on thirteen counts of witchcraft and Justice Matthew Hale sentences them to hang. The date of execution is set for March 17, 1662. Though they are urged to confess prior to their execution, both refuse. Hale was later revealed to be hesitant to acquit or pardon, lest he countenance a disbelief in witchcraft, and thus in Christianity.(59-60, 61-62)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 59-60, 61-62

1662, March 14 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
884

The morning after Rose Cullender and Amy Denny are sentenced, Samuel Pacy, Elizabeth Pacy, Deborah Pacey, Mary Chandler and Susan Chandler visit the home of Lord Chief Baron Matthew Hale. All three children are allegedly in good health, though Susan is said to still be thin and wan. Samuel Pacy reports that his daughters were restored to their speech and health within half an hour of the convictions. Susan Chandler allegedly had pains in her stomach that night, however. (60-61)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Tryal of Witches. London: 1682, 60-61

1662, March 15 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
962

Alice Huson and Doll Bilby are searched as witches, at the behest of Henry Corbet. His daughter, Faith Corbet, had accused both women of bewitching her for over four years.(55-56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55-56

1644, April 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
963

Doll Bilbly, during her re-examination as a witch (done at the behest of Henry Corbet) confesses to bewitching Faith Corbet.(55-56)

Appears in:
Hale, Matthew. A Collection of Modern Relations of Matter of Fact Concerning Witches & Witchcraft. London: 1693, 55-56

1644, April 29 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1619

Mr. Lowes Parson of Branson in Suffolke confesses to bewitching a ship near Harwidge, raising "blusterous windes," which sink the ship and kill all passengers.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1620

Mr. Lowes Parson confesses "that he had done many other most hanous, wicked, and accursed acts," with the help of six imps which are his daily visitors. (3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1655

Mr. Lowes Parson is convicted by the judge and justices at a "sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke," and he is condemned to death for witchcraft. Mr. Lowes Parson had confessed to: bewitching a ship, sinking it and all its passengers, and many other "accursed acts" through the help of six imps. He is one among eighteen witches at the session.()

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645,

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1656

Mr. Lowes Parson is executed on the 27th of August, 1645 after confessing to witchcraft. Mr. Lowes Parson confessed to: bewitching a ship, sinking it and all its passengers; and causing "accursed acts" with the help of six imps. ()

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645,

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1665

The cooper Thomas Evererd, and his wife Mary, who both work in a brewhouse in Halesworth confess that "they had bewitched Beere in that Brewhouse," causing such an "infectious stinke" that it caused many people to die. (3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3-4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1666

Thomas and Mary Evererd of Halesworth, Suffolk confess to many "mischiefes they had perpetrated and acted by their witchcrafts and damnable Sorceries."(3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3-4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1667

Thomas Evererd and his wife Mary of Halesworth, Suffolk confess that they had impes "to whom they gave suck."(3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3-4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1668

Thomas Evererd, a cooper from Halesworth, Suffolk, as well as his wife Mary are tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." They had previously confessed to: bewitching beer at the brewery they worked at, killing several people; various mischiefs; and having several imps. They are two among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover, 3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover, 3-4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1669

The cooper Thomas Evererd and his wife Mary are convicted of witchcraft and executed the 27th of August, 1645, in St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke. (Cover, 3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover, 3-4

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1670

Mary Bacon is tried for witchcraft at a "sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1671

Anne Alderman of Suffolk is tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1672

Rebecca Morris of Suffolk is tried for witchcraft at "a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1673

Mary Fuller is tried at "a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke," for witchcraft. She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1674

Mary Clowes is tried as a witch "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches present at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1675

Margery Sparham is tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches tried. (Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1676

Katherine Tooley is tried as a witch "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(1645)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 1645

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1677

Sarah Spinlow is one among eighteen witches tried for witchcraft, at a "sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke."(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1678

Ian Limstead is tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." He is one among eighteen witches at the session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1679

Anne Wright is tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches present at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1680

Mary Smith is one among eighteen witches present "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is tried for witchcraft.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1681

Ian Rivert is tried for witchcraft at a "sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." He is one of eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1682

Susan Manners is tried at a "sessions holden in St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke," for witchcraft. She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1683

Mary Skipper is tried for witchcraft "at a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one of eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1684

Anne Leech is tried for witchcraft at a "sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." She is one among eighteen witches at the sessions. (Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1687

Thomas Evererd and his wife Mary are convicted of witchcraft, and condemned to death by "the judges and justices of the said sessions," which took place at "St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." They had previously confessed to: bewitching beer at the brewery they worked at, killing several people; various mischiefs; and having several imps. They are two among eighteen witches at the sessions.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1689

Mary Bacon is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1691

Mary Bacon is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1693

Anne Alderman is convicted and condemned to death by "the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1694

Anne Alderman is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1695

Rebecca Morris is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1696

Rebecca Morris is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1697

Mary Fuller is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1699

Mary Fuller is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1700

Mary Clowes is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1701

Mary Clowes is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1702

Margery Sparham is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1703

Margery Sparham is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1704

Katherine Tooley is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1705

Katherine Tooley is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1706

Sarah Spinlow is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1707

Sarah Spinlow is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1708

Ian Limstead is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. He is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1709

Ian Limstead is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. He is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1710

Anne Wright is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1711

Anne Wright is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1712

Mary Smith is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1713

Mary Smith is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1714

Ian Rivert is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. He is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1715

Susan Manners is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1716

Mary Skipper is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1717

Anne Leech is convicted and condemned to death "by the judge and justices" for witchcraft, at the sessions at Bury St. Edmonds, in Suffolk. She is one of eighteen witches condemned at that session.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1718

Ian Rivert is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. He is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1719

Susan Manners is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1720

Mary Skipper is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1721

Anne Leech is executed for witchcraft on the 27th day of August, 1645, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She is one among eighteen witches executed that day.(Cover)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover

1645, August 27 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1725

An old woman (Anonymous 271), one among eighteen witches on trial at Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk, confesses "she had beene a Witch the space of above fifty yeares," during which time she bewitched cattle and corn. (4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1726

An old woman (Anonymous 271) confesses to bewitching seven people of one family to death, "a man together with his wife and five children." She is one among eighteen witches on trial at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolke. (4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1727

An old woman (Anonymous 271) confesses to having several imps "which came to her in severall shapes." She is one among eighteen witches on trial at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. (4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1731

A woman, described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272) confesses she "had beene a Witch above five and twenty yeares," during which time among "many other such like evill deeds" she bewitched a child (Anonymous 283) to death. She is one among eighteen witches at a session held in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1732

A woman, described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272), one among eighteen at a session at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, confessed to bewitching a "great store of Cattle," causing hardship to the owners who "were much impoverished" by the death of their stock, or their "unserviceablenesse."(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1733

A woman described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272), one among eighteen at a session at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, confessed to bewitching "standing corne," causing great losses to the owners, as they could not "benefit of there long, hard, and by her made, fruitlesse labours."(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1734

Thomas Evererd, and his wife Mary, both workers at a brewhouse in Halesworth, Suffolk are convicted of witchcraft and condemned to death by "the judge and justices" of "a sessions holden at St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke." They are guilty of: bewitching beer, causing the death of many; mischief through witchcraft; and giving suck to imps. (Cover, 3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, Cover, 3-4

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1735

Four searchers from the county of Suffolk, two men (Anonymous 277 and Anonymous 278) searchers to search men suspected to be witches, and two women searchers (Anonymous 279 and Anonymous 280) to search women suspected to be witches, examine eighteen suspected witches at a session in Bury St. Edmunds: Mr. Lowes Parson, Thomas Evererd and his wife Mary, Mary Bacon, Anne Alderman, Rebecca Morris, Mary Fuller, Mary Clowes, Margery Sparham, Katherine Tooley, Sarah Spinlow, Ian Limstead, Anne Wright, Mary Smith, Ian Rivert, Susan Manners, Mary Skipper, and Anne Leech. They were all found "to have Teats or Dugs which their Impes used to suck so often as they came to them." These teats were found all over their bodies. Imps visited "in the shape of Mice, sometimes in the shape of Kitens, sometimes in the shape of Snayles, and other-while in the shape of Snakes, Hornets, Waspes, and divers other shapes."(4-6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4-6

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1737

A woman (Anonymous 273), one of 120 being held in prison at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, confesses that she had "carnall copulation with the Devill," before her husband died, and by this deed, she conceived twice by the Devil, but as soon as the offspring was born, "they run away in most horrid long and ugly shapes."(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1740

A woman, described as "another of these witches" (Anonymous 274) from Suffolk confessed to sending one of her imps "in the likenesse of a little black smoth dog" to play with the young son (Anonymous 275) of a gentleman (Anonymous 281) and his wife (Anonymous 282) to whom she felt a grudge, as they were unhappy with her frequent visits.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1741

A woman, described as "another of these witches" (Anonymous 274) from Suffolk confessed at a session in Bury St. Edmund to sending her imp to play with the child (Anonymous 275) of a gentleman (Anonymous 281) and his wife (Anonymous 282) to whom she felt a grudge; and the imp "brought the child to a water side, and there drowned the said child to the great grief of the parents." (5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
1742

A woman, described as "one witch" (Anonymous 276) in prison at Bury St. Edmunds was very penitent for her "lewd and abominable indevours" and asked to have "petitions put up to divers godly Ministers that they would be pleased to pray in their severall Congregations" so that her imps can no longer harm others.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645 Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England 
2914

Doll Barthram is imprisoned for witchcraft. While she is imprisoned, her familiar Gyles allegedly claims to have been in her service for 10 or 20 years.(94-95)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial of Maist. Dorrell. Unknown: 1599, 94-95

1599, June Bury St. Edmunds  Bury St. Edmunds  Suffolk  West Suffolk  England