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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
106

A woman from Yowell in the county of Surrey, who was brought to trial in Southwark on charges of being a common witch and enchantress; she allegedly bewitched Mary Farmer, causing her to become sick and die, and tormented Elizabeth Burgiss through witchcraft, causing stones and household goods to fling themselves at her, and sticking a wad of clay full of pins to her back. She pleaded innocent, and is found not guilty due to insufficient evidence.(1, 2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1, 2

Joan Buts Joan Buts Witch
272

A woman from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be the maidservant of Mr. Tuers, who alleges that Joan Buts tormented her with witchcraft after she refused to give Buts a pair of old gloves, but would give her a pin for her neckcloth. She claims that fourteen days later, stones began to fly about the yard and hit no-one but her, and to suffer pains in her back that are discovered to be caused by lumps of clay filled with pins stuck fast to her back. Household goods such as linen and candlesticks are also alleged to fly around in Burgiss' presence.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

Elizabeth Burgiss Elizabeth Burgiss Victim
409

A woman from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be the mother of Mary Farmer and a witness in the trial against Joan Buts, who gave deposition alleging that Buts had bewitched her daughter to death. Mrs. Farmer and her husband, Mr. Farmer, consulted with Dr. Bourn; he said their child was under an "ill tongue" and advised them to catch some of Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it, then burn the girl's clothes, and that doing so would draw out the witch. When the Farmers did so, Joan Buts allegedly came into their home and sat on a stool looking ghastly, and when asked said that she had not been well in several weeks, and could not help coming to the house. She was then seen to throw down her hat and roll on the ground making a horrible noise, then get up and start cursing.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Farmer Mrs. Farmer Witness
409

A woman from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be the mother of Mary Farmer and a witness in the trial against Joan Buts, who gave deposition alleging that Buts had bewitched her daughter to death. Mrs. Farmer and her husband, Mr. Farmer, consulted with Dr. Bourn; he said their child was under an "ill tongue" and advised them to catch some of Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it, then burn the girl's clothes, and that doing so would draw out the witch. When the Farmers did so, Joan Buts allegedly came into their home and sat on a stool looking ghastly, and when asked said that she had not been well in several weeks, and could not help coming to the house. She was then seen to throw down her hat and roll on the ground making a horrible noise, then get up and start cursing.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Farmer Mrs. Farmer Relative of Victim
410

A man from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be the father of Mary Farmer and a witness in the trial against Joan Buts, who gave deposition alleging that Buts had bewitched his daughter to death. Mr. Farmer and his wife, Mrs. Farmer, consulted with Dr. Bourn; he said their child was under an "ill tongue" and advised them to catch some of Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it, then burn the girl's clothes, and that doing so would draw out the witch. When the Farmers did so, Joan Buts allegedly came into their home and sat on a stool looking ghastly, and when asked said that she had not been well in several weeks, and could not help coming to the house. She was then seen to throw down her hat and roll on the ground making a horrible noise, then get up and start cursing.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Farmer Mr. Farmer Witness
410

A man from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be the father of Mary Farmer and a witness in the trial against Joan Buts, who gave deposition alleging that Buts had bewitched his daughter to death. Mr. Farmer and his wife, Mrs. Farmer, consulted with Dr. Bourn; he said their child was under an "ill tongue" and advised them to catch some of Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it, then burn the girl's clothes, and that doing so would draw out the witch. When the Farmers did so, Joan Buts allegedly came into their home and sat on a stool looking ghastly, and when asked said that she had not been well in several weeks, and could not help coming to the house. She was then seen to throw down her hat and roll on the ground making a horrible noise, then get up and start cursing.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Farmer Mr. Farmer Relative of Victim
411

A girl from Yowel in Surrey, who was allegedly bewitched by Joan Buts; she became ill and died. Witnesses at Buts' trial swore that they had to remove pins from Farmer's arms and other parts of her bodies many times, also attributed to Buts' bewitchment of the child.(1, 2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1, 2

Mary Farmer Mary Farmer Demoniac
411

A girl from Yowel in Surrey, who was allegedly bewitched by Joan Buts; she became ill and died. Witnesses at Buts' trial swore that they had to remove pins from Farmer's arms and other parts of her bodies many times, also attributed to Buts' bewitchment of the child.(1, 2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1, 2

Mary Farmer Mary Farmer Victim
412

A man from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be a doctor and a cunning-person, whom the parents of Mary Farmer allegedly consulted on the matter of her bewitchment. He is said to have confirmed that Mary was "under an ill tongue" and advised Mr. and Mrs. Farmer to save Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it in the earth, then burn Mary's clothes, and that this would draw out the witch who had afflicted her.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1

Bourn Dr. Bourn Cunning-folk
412

A man from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be a doctor and a cunning-person, whom the parents of Mary Farmer allegedly consulted on the matter of her bewitchment. He is said to have confirmed that Mary was "under an ill tongue" and advised Mr. and Mrs. Farmer to save Mary's urine, close it in a bottle and bury it in the earth, then burn Mary's clothes, and that this would draw out the witch who had afflicted her.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1

Bourn Dr. Bourn Physician
867

A man from Yowell in the county of Surrey, known to be a gentleman and the employer of Elizabeth Burgiss; he allegedly witnessed household goods flying in the presence of Burgiss, and pulled lumps of clay filled with pins from her back.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

Tuers Mr. Tuers Witness
1963

A woman of Yowell in the county of Surrey, whom Mr. and Mrs. Farmer and several others alleged in their depositions was present when Joan Buts entered the Farmer home; she is said to have questioned Buts on why she looked so ill and what she was doing at the home.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Anonymous 374 Witness
1964

As many as 19 or 20 unknown persons from Yowell in the county of Surrey who gave deposition alleging that Joan Buts had caused Mary Farmer's violent illness, caused pins to be stuck in Farmer, and came when the person causing the harm was summoned; one also alleged he heard Buts say "That if she had not bewitched her, if all the Devils in Hell could help her, she would bewitch her."(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 1-2

Anonymous 375 (Plural) Witness
1966

A man from Yowell in the County of Surrey, known to have been a witness against Joan Buts, whom Buts alleged in court had "given himself to the Devil Soul and Body;" she was unable to answer as to how she knew this, and rebuked for abusing witnesses.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. An Account of the Tryal and Examination of Joan Buts, for being a Common Witch and Inchantress. London: 1682, 2

Hakeing Hakeing Witness