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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1203

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be the son of the Mayor of Windsor Master Galis, brother to James Galis, and the author of "A brief treatise containing the most strange and horrible cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her confederates, executed at Abingdon, upon R. Galis." This pamphlet contains a full account of his alleged bewitchment at the hands of Elizabeth Stile (alias Rockingam), his meeting with Mother Dutton, his life at sea, and his return home.(2-3)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, 2-3

Richard Galis Richard Galis Victim
1203

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be the son of the Mayor of Windsor Master Galis, brother to James Galis, and the author of "A brief treatise containing the most strange and horrible cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her confederates, executed at Abingdon, upon R. Galis." This pamphlet contains a full account of his alleged bewitchment at the hands of Elizabeth Stile (alias Rockingam), his meeting with Mother Dutton, his life at sea, and his return home.(2-3)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, 2-3

Richard Galis Richard Galis Demoniac
1203

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be the son of the Mayor of Windsor Master Galis, brother to James Galis, and the author of "A brief treatise containing the most strange and horrible cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her confederates, executed at Abingdon, upon R. Galis." This pamphlet contains a full account of his alleged bewitchment at the hands of Elizabeth Stile (alias Rockingam), his meeting with Mother Dutton, his life at sea, and his return home.(2-3)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, 2-3

Richard Galis Richard Galis Author
1209

A woman from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, described as a maid who works for Richard Galis' father during the time of Galis' torments. She is called to bring a candle into Richard Galis' room so that he can better see the Mightie Black Cat which haunted him, but neither are able to see this cat, and the candle burns out.(6)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, 6

Anonymous 187 Witness
1210

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be the brother of Richard Galis and the son of Mayor of Windsor Master Gallis, allegedly bewitched by Mother Dutton sometime in 1564. According to Richard Galis' account, James is still forespoken and "bereft of his wits" in 1579. (Image 4)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 4

James Galis James Galis Victim
1210

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be the brother of Richard Galis and the son of Mayor of Windsor Master Gallis, allegedly bewitched by Mother Dutton sometime in 1564. According to Richard Galis' account, James is still forespoken and "bereft of his wits" in 1579. (Image 4)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 4

James Galis James Galis Demoniac
1232

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, who suffered an ailment of his limbs while at his country house and alleged that he had been bewitched; he sent for his friend Richard Galis and requested Galis find witches to help break the bewitchment. Galis brings Mistress Audrey, Elizabeth Stile, Mother Dutten, and Mother Devell, and caused the four to kneel before Handley, but they could not ease his grief or tell the cause of it. Handley recovers shortly after nevertheless. (Image 5-6)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 5-6

Robert Handley Robert Handley Victim
1233

A man from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be a student of physic, who participates in the brutal intimidation of alleged witches Mistress Audrey, Elizabeth Stile, Mother Dutton and Mother Devell, by "holding a good cudgel over their backs" as Richard Galis demanded they not attempt to lie, but rather tell what ailed Robert Handley and ease his grief.(Image 6)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 6

Henry Bust Henry Bust Physician
1238

A woman from Windsor in the county of Berkshire, who is accused of bewitching Richard Galis. Audrey dies under mysterious circumstances. Elizabeth Stile alleged under examination that Audrey was "the chef Mistresse" of the group that included Elizabeth Stile, Mother Devell, Mother Dutten, Mother Margaret, and Mother Nelson. (Image 6, 10, 14)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 6, 10, 14

Audrey MIstress Audrey Witch
1899

A man of Windsor in the county of Berkshire, known to be a knight, to whom Richard Galis complained to in the matter of Mistress Audrey, Elizabeth Stile, Mother Dutton and Mother Nelson; Nevel agreed to examine the four and found them unable to engage in prayer. Nevel declared Galis overseer of their religious reform, responsible for ensuring they are publicly at the pulpit at Service. When Galis brings Stile to him again, this time uninvited with Stile in tow bound and foaming at the mouth, Nevel refuses to assist him. When Galis is at last able to provide sufficient evidence against Stile, Nevel is the one to commit her to Reading Gaol and order her examined.(Image 9, 11, 12)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 9, 11, 12

Henry Nevel Sir Henry Nevel Examiner/Justice
1898

A man from Windsor in the county of Windsor, known to be Mayor of Windsor, and the man Richard Galis applied to for a warrant against Mother Dutton for her imprisonment; Redforth refused and commanded Galis to let Dutton go.(Image 4-5)

Appears in:
Galis, Richard. A Brief Treatise Containing the Most Strange and Horrible Cruelty of Elizabeth Stile alias Rockingham and her Confederates. London: 1572, Image 4-5

Richard Redforth Richard Redforth Celebrity