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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1037

Mother of the bewitched Fairfax children and wife of Edward Fairfax(50)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 50

Dorothy Fairfax Dorothy Fairfax Witness
1037

Mother of the bewitched Fairfax children and wife of Edward Fairfax(50)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 50

Dorothy Fairfax Dorothy Fairfax Accuser
885

A Justice of the Peace who presides over the examination, trial, and condemnation of Margaret Thorpe.(87-88)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 87-88

Anonymous 130 Examiner/Justice
325

A woman from Ledston executed for witchcraft is 1603.(98)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 98

Mary Pannell Mary Pannell Witch
757

A twenty one year old woman, daughter of Edward Fairfax. Fairfax describes her as home schooled, 'slow of speach,' 'patient of reproof,' and free of melancholy(32)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32

Helen Fairfax Helen Fairfax Demoniac
757

A twenty one year old woman, daughter of Edward Fairfax. Fairfax describes her as home schooled, 'slow of speach,' 'patient of reproof,' and free of melancholy(32)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32

Helen Fairfax Helen Fairfax Victim
758

A seven year old girl, daughter of Edward Fairfax. Fairfax describes her as lively, and quick witted, and 'able to receive any instruction and willing to undergo pains'(32)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32

Elizabeth Fairfax Elizabeth Fairfax Victim
1038

A country gentleman, renown writer and translator, husband of Dorothy Fairfax and father to several bewitched children (esp Helen and Elizabeth), Fairfax is the author of Daemonologia, a tract he wrote to vindicate the legal prosecution of several witches.(31-33)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 31-33

Edward Fairfax Edward Fairfax Author
1038

A country gentleman, renown writer and translator, husband of Dorothy Fairfax and father to several bewitched children (esp Helen and Elizabeth), Fairfax is the author of Daemonologia, a tract he wrote to vindicate the legal prosecution of several witches.(31-33)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 31-33

Edward Fairfax Edward Fairfax Accuser
1038

A country gentleman, renown writer and translator, husband of Dorothy Fairfax and father to several bewitched children (esp Helen and Elizabeth), Fairfax is the author of Daemonologia, a tract he wrote to vindicate the legal prosecution of several witches.(31-33)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 31-33

Edward Fairfax Edward Fairfax Witness
765

A twelve year old girl, the daughter of John Jeffray, who was allegedly bewitched in Yorkshire, in 1621.(32)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32

Maud Jeffray Maud Jeffray Demoniac
803

A woman from Knaresborough in the county of North Yorkshire, who came to live in York, arriving with the reputation for witchcraft and theft; her husband was executed as a witch.(32)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32

Margaret Waite Margaret Waite Witch
804

A young woman, the daughter of Margaret Waite, from Knaresborough in the county of North Yorkshire, who described as 'imprudent and lewd.'(32-33)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 32-33

Margaret Waite Margaret Waite (Jr.) Witch
805

An elderly woman, around eighty years old, who was allegedly a witch in the county of York for 40 years and whose who family, including Margaret Thorpe, were allegedly witches as well.(33)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 33

Jennit Dibble Jennit Dibble Witch
806

A young woman, the daughter of Margaret Thorpe, who is called 'an obedient child and docile scholar' of witchcraft. She is recognized by a spot on her face -- a witch's mark -- which she trys to give Helen and Elizabeth Fairfax(33, 84-84)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 33, 84-84

Margaret Thorpe Margaret Thorpe Witch
807

A woman, and daughter of the infamous Grace Foster, and alleged witch.(34)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34

Elizabeth Fletcher Elizabeth Fletcher Witch
808

A renown witch in the county of York, so powerful that all the wealthiest families would attempt to feed and please her. Mother of Elizabeth Fletcher.(34)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34

Grace Foster Grace Foster Witch
809

A woman from the county of York, wife of William Dickenson, who was an alleged witch.(34)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34

Elizabeth Dickenson Elizabeth Dickenson Witch
810

A woman from the county of York, called 'the strange woman' who allegedly tormented Edward Fairfax's children, but who was never identified. She could turn herself, according to Helen Fairfax, into a hare and a cat.(34)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34

Anonymous 116 Witch
832

A group of "wizards" from Knaresborough forest in North Yorkshire who allegedly practice and teach countermagic. (34-35)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34-35

Anonymous 326 (Plural) Cunning-folk
832

A group of "wizards" from Knaresborough forest in North Yorkshire who allegedly practice and teach countermagic. (34-35)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34-35

Anonymous 326 (Plural) Un-witcher
832

A group of "wizards" from Knaresborough forest in North Yorkshire who allegedly practice and teach countermagic. (34-35)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 34-35

Anonymous 326 (Plural) Magician
833

A man, eldest son of Edward Fairfax, who witnessed his sister Elizabeth's fits.(37)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 37

William Fairfax William Fairfax Witness
834

A minister in Fuystone, York whose sermon is determined to be the first cause of Elizabeth Fairfax's fits. He bacame a spiritual protector to her.(37, 40)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 37, 40

Cooke Mr. Cooke Preacher/Minister
856

A servant in the household of Lord and Lady Fairfax who witnesses the possession behaviours of Elizabeth Fairfax (Fairfax's bewitchment actually begins as she sits on Elizabeth's lap).(61)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 61

Elizabeth Smith Elizabeth Smith Witness
874

A Vicar in Fuystone, York who witnessed the strange reapperance of a cursed penny, but would not support Fairfax's witch hunt.(45, 50)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 45, 50

Smithson Mr. Smithson Preacher/Minister
874

A Vicar in Fuystone, York who witnessed the strange reapperance of a cursed penny, but would not support Fairfax's witch hunt.(45, 50)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 45, 50

Smithson Mr. Smithson Witness
875

The aunt of the Fairfax children. A woman allegedly appears claiming to be Pannel, to try to convinvce Helen Fairfax to accept spices.(64-65)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 64-65

Pannel Mrs. Pannel Witness
876

The 10 year old son of Edward Fairfax and witness to some of his sisters, Helen and Elizabeth Fairfax's bewitchments(45)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 45

Edward Fairfax Edward Fairfax Jr. Witness
879

A woman identified as a witch, in person, and as an apparition, by Helen Fairfax.(75, 78)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 75, 78

Peg Waite Peg Waite Witch
880

A reputed witch who allegedly lived a few miles from Edward Faifax's home.(85)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 85

Umpleby Mrs. Umpleby Witch
881

A witch who allegedly appeared as an apparition to Helen and Elizabeth Fairfax; they allegedly witnessed her nurse her familiar spirit at her breast. (85, 86)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 85, 86

Umpleby Umpleby (Daughter) Witch
886

A young man who is allegedly attacked by a clowder of cats in the Forest of Knaresborough, close to Margaret Wait's home.(91)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 91

Thomas Forrest Thomas Forrest Victim
888

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

Anonymous 131 Examiner/Justice
896

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

George Ellis Sir George Ellis Examiner/Justice
891

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

Anonymous 132 Examiner/Justice
892

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

Anonymous 133 Examiner/Justice
893

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

Anonymous 134 Examiner/Justice
895

A Justice of the Peace who, as part of the York Assize Grand Jury, presides over the indictment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson.(126)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 126

Anonymous 135 Examiner/Justice
898

The Judge who presided over the arraignment of Margaret Waite (Sr), Margaret Waite (Jr.), Jennit Dibble, Margaret Thorpe, Elizabeth Fletcher, and Elizabeth Dickenson, and who dismissed charges against them.(127)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 127

Anonymous 136 Examiner/Justice
899

A man, son of alleged witch Jennit Dibble, who was able work to secure to release of his mother and the other women accused by Helen and Elizabeth Fairfax and Maud Jeffray(127)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 127

John Dibble John Dibble Jr. Witness
906

A constable (Anonymous 137) who apprehended and carried Margaret Thorpe and Margaret Waite to Edward Fairfax's home.(77)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 77

Anonymous 137 Examiner/Justice
1050

A man who allegedly hired Margaret Waite and Margaret Thorpe to bewitch Helen and Elizabeth Fairfax, and Maud Jeffray.(92)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 92

Henry Graver Henry Graver Co-conspirator
1219

A woman from Knaresborough in the county of North Yorkshire, described as one of a jury of women who search Margaret Thorpe, Peg Wait, and Jennit Dibble for witch's marks. Peg Wait is later identified to have a spot on her face.(78)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 78

Anonymous 191 Witch-Searcher
1472

A maid (Anonymous 253) from Bedford in the county of Bedfordshire who, upon refusing to share her pease porridge with Goodwife Rose, found it had gone mealy. This maid turned accuser against Rose and went so far as to offer to be swum next to her, to prove an honest woman would sink while a witch floated. This is indeed what happened, but as much to the Maid's detriment as to Rose's. While Rose floated sinisterly on the water, the Maid almost drowned, and could hardly be recovered. (41)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 41

Anonymous 253 Accuser
1472

A maid (Anonymous 253) from Bedford in the county of Bedfordshire who, upon refusing to share her pease porridge with Goodwife Rose, found it had gone mealy. This maid turned accuser against Rose and went so far as to offer to be swum next to her, to prove an honest woman would sink while a witch floated. This is indeed what happened, but as much to the Maid's detriment as to Rose's. While Rose floated sinisterly on the water, the Maid almost drowned, and could hardly be recovered. (41)

Appears in:
Fairfax, Edward . Daemonologia: a Discourse on Witchcraft as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax. Unknown: 1621, 41

Anonymous 253 Victim