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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
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 
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