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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
349

Alison Device is examined at Reade on March 30, 1612 before Justice of the Peace for Lancashire Roger Nowell.(E4)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, E4

1612 Reade  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England 
1198

Elizabeth Device is examined at Read in Lancashire by Justice of the Peace Roger Nowell on March 30, 1612. During her examination, she claims that her mother, Elizabeth Southerns, "hath had a place on her left side by the space of fourty yeares."(C2v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C2v

1612, March 30 Reade  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England 
1199

Justice of the Peace Roger Nowell orders Elizabeth Southerns, alias Demdike, Anne Whittle, alias Chattox, Alison Device and Anne Redferne imprisoned at the Castle at Lancaster to await their trials. They are imprisoned on the strength of their examinations and the accusations against them.(C2v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C2v

1612, April 2 Reade  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England 
1979

Richard Dugdale, a young man from Lancashire, begs leave of his master to go to a rushbearing, or a rural festival at the dedication of a church, in Whalley. The following morning, returning to work, Richard Dugdale "being troubled in Mind, he thought that he saw several Apparitions, but could not tell the resemblance thereof."(62)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 62

1690 Whalley  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England 
2190

While at a rushbearing, a rural festival at the dedication of a church, in Whalley, Richard Dugdale allegedly offers himself to the Devil, "on condition the Devil would make him a good Dancer." He makes this deal in order to gain the favour a young woman at the festival.(2)

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

1688, July 25 Whalley  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England 
2472

Alison Device is examined before Justice of the Peace Robert Nowell at Reade in the County of Lancaster to give evidence against her grandmother, Elizabeth Southerns.(C)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C

1612, March 13 Reade  Whalley  Lancashire  Lancashire  England