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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1479

A woman from Golding Lane in the parish of St. Giles who allegedly "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools], and she only speaketh with the fayrayes [faries]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith.(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Croxton Mrs. Croxton Cunning-folk
1480

A man born in Walden in the county of Essex who comes from a family of "good rank, quality, and wealth." Smith attended Queen's College at Cambridge University where he was "a great refiner of the English writing; which to these times was too rough and unpolished." Smith held various secular positions throughout his career, including Master of Requests to Somerset, Regius Professor of the civil law, and Chancellor to the Bishop of Ely. Smith was also Secretary of State to King James VI and Queen Elizabeth, and examined known conjurer, William Whycherly.(331)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 331

Thomas Smith Sir Thomas Smith Celebrity
1481

A person and broderer (a member of the guild of embroiderers) from Fleet Street in London who allegedly "useth the cristall stone, and goeth about daily to dygge for treasure." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Lowth Magician
1482

A man from Goldstone beside Yarmouth who is allegedly a "skryers of the glasse [a person who uses material objects such as mirrors, glass, or crystals for divination purposes]." This information comes from WIlliam Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Thomas Malfrey Thomas Malfrey Magician
1483

A woman who is allegedly a "skryers of the glasse [a person who uses material objects such as mirrors, glass, or crystals for divination purposes]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Anonymous 257 Divine
1484

A man and the "now say-master of the mynt" at Durham house in the City of London, who has allegedly "conjured for treasure and their stolne goods." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Maier Magician
1485

A priest from "Godstone besides Croydon" who allegedly uses divination tools such as crystals to find treasure and other stolen goods. This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

John Lloyd Sir John Lloyd Preacher/Minister
1485

A priest from "Godstone besides Croydon" who allegedly uses divination tools such as crystals to find treasure and other stolen goods. This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

John Lloyd Sir John Lloyd Magician
1486

A man from Yarmouth who is allegedly "a conjurer, and hath very good bookes of conjuring, and that a great number." This information comes from WIlliam Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith.(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Thomas Owldring Thomas Owldring Magician
1487

A priest from the village of Highgate (now in Greater London) who is allegedly "a conjureth with a syve and a pair of sheeres [divination tools], invocating saint Paule and Saint Peter. And he also useth the psalter [book of psalms] and the key with a psalme." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith.(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Robert Brian Sir Robert Brian Preacher/Minister
1488

A man and labourer from Aldersgate Street, in the City of London, who is said to "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Thomas Shakilton Thomas Shakilton Cunning-folk
1489

A man, plasterer, and the husband of Mrs. Morgan from Beche-lane, besides the Barbicane (now Beach Street, near the Barbican complex in the City of London) who is said to "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Christopher Morgan Christopher Morgan Divine
1489

A man, plasterer, and the husband of Mrs. Morgan from Beche-lane, besides the Barbicane (now Beach Street, near the Barbican complex in the City of London) who is said to "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Christopher Morgan Christopher Morgan Co-conspirator
1490

A woman, and the wife of Christopher Morgan, from Beche-lane, besides the Barbicane, (now Beach Street, near the Barbican complex in the City of London), who is said to "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith.(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Morgan Mrs. Morgan Cunning-folk
1490

A woman, and the wife of Christopher Morgan, from Beche-lane, besides the Barbicane, (now Beach Street, near the Barbican complex in the City of London), who is said to "occupieth the syve and sheeres [divination tools]." This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith.(334)

Appears in:
Foxe, Thomas Cranmer, John Gough Nichols, John. Narratives of the Days of the Reformation. Unknown: 1859, 334

Morgan Mrs. Morgan Co-conspirator