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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
72

Arthur Bill is accused of bewitching Martha Aspine to death, based on strong suspicions that he was also guilty of having previously bewitched numerous kinds of cattle, and the evil reputation he and his parents have earned.(C2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witches of Northampton-shire. Agnes Browne. Joane Vaughan. Arthur Bill. Hellen Jenkenson. Mary Barber. London: 1612, C2

1611 Raunds  Raundes  Northamptonshire  County of Northampton; Northants  England 
73

Arthur Bill, Bill (Mother) and Bill (Father) are apprehended. The Justices and officers responsible for their capture allegedly decide to swim them to determine whether they are indeed witches. All three are bound thumb-to-toe and thrown into water; they are said to float. This is taken as confirmation of their guilt.(C2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witches of Northampton-shire. Agnes Browne. Joane Vaughan. Arthur Bill. Hellen Jenkenson. Mary Barber. London: 1612, C2

1611 Raunds  Raundes  Northamptonshire  County of Northampton; Northants  England