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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1267

A woman goes to Guildhall to seek advice from Dr. Browne because he husband is ill and she believes he has been bewitched.(150-151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150-151

Grace Matthew Grace Matthew Witness
1269

A man from Exeter in the county of Devon, who is ill and whose wife (Grace Matthew) believes him to have been bewitched.(150-151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150-151

Anonymous 209 Victim
1270

A man who gives Grace Matthew "physical directions" (medical advice) to help her husband who has been ill for the past three years and whom she believes has been bewitched.(149-150)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 149-150

Browne Dr. Browne Physician
1271

A woman from Exeter in the county of Devon, who is allegedly able to help Grace Matthew's husband and a former servant of Dr. Browne's. She gives Grace Matthew a remedy to apply to her sick husband.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 210 Apothecary
1272

A woman from Exeter in the county of Devon, described as Dr. Browne's former servant who warns Grace Matthew. If Grace Matthew should see her, she should give her nothing but say that her husband is bewitched and that a plot is laid for the suspected one.(150)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150

Anonymous 211 Suspect
1273

A witch who, allegedly sensing that her "spells were being interfered with" as Grace Matthew was applying the remedy to her husband, instantly shows up at Grace Matthew's and her husband's (Anonymous 209).(150)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150

Joan Baker Joan Baker Witch
1274

A woman from Exeter in the county of Devon, described as a servant-maid who is allegedly bewitched by Joan Baker. She suffered from a wasting illness for over nine months, in grievous pain, until she was consumed "away in her body and soe dyed." During this time, she "often cried out in her sickness that she was bewitched."(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 212 Victim
1274

A woman from Exeter in the county of Devon, described as a servant-maid who is allegedly bewitched by Joan Baker. She suffered from a wasting illness for over nine months, in grievous pain, until she was consumed "away in her body and soe dyed." During this time, she "often cried out in her sickness that she was bewitched."(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 212 Demoniac
1275

A relative of Joan Baker's who finds her sitting in her house with a toad on her lap and two others by her feet. As a result of this, Joan Baker is committed to the goal.(150)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150

Peter Baker Peter Baker Witness
1276

A witch who allegedly commits arson to Mr. Ezekiel Trible's house, renders him unable to properly smoke his pipe, and makes a boy ill. She also allegedly made Mrs. Dicker's child sick after the latter allegedly called her an old witch when Crosse had come to her begging. Other similar testimonies reaffirm that family members and acquaintances became sick after the appropriate accuser refused Crosse when she begged them. Crosse was pricked twelve times by Mary Cleake but did not draw blood. (250)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 250

Diana Crosse Diana Crosse Witch
1277

A tobacco pipe maker who accuses Diana Crosse of burning down his home, rendering him unable to smoke his pipe properly, and bewitching one of his employees so that he becomes ill. (150-151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150-151

Ezekiel Trible Ezekiel Trible Accuser
1278

A boy from Exeter in the county of Devon, who works for Ezekiel Trible, the tobacco pipe maker, and who is allegedly rendered ill by Diana Crosse.(150-151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 150-151

Anonymous 213 Victim
1279

A witness who states that Diana Crosse came to her house begging. She declines to relieve Crosse and calls her an old witch. Shortly after, one of her children falls sick, and in cleaning her house she finds a toad in her chamber and small worms.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Dicker Mrs. Dicker Witness
1279

A witness who states that Diana Crosse came to her house begging. She declines to relieve Crosse and calls her an old witch. Shortly after, one of her children falls sick, and in cleaning her house she finds a toad in her chamber and small worms.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Dicker Mrs. Dicker Accuser
1280

A child from Exeter in the county of Devon described as one of Mrs. Dicker's who becomes ill shortly after Mrs. Dicker refuses to help Diana Crosse.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 214 Victim
1281

A woman from Exeter in the county of Devon, who testifies against Diana Crosse. She claims that her children (Anonymous 216 & 217) fell sick because she refused Diana Crosse some milk. She also claims her husband (Anonymous 218) fell ill about two years previous, an illness for which she consulted Dr. Browne, who could not diagnose nor cure him. (151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 215 Accuser
1282

A child from Exeter in the county of Devon, who allegedly falls ill because his mother (Anonymous 215) refused Diana Crosse some milk.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 216 Victim
1283

A child from Exeter in the county of Devon, who becomes ill allegedly because his mother (Anonymous 215) refused Diana Crosse some milk.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 217 Victim
1284

A man from Exeter in the county of Devon, described as the husband of Anonymous 215 and a wool-comber by trade, who allegedly is ill. At the time of examination, (Anonymous 218) has been ill for two years.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 218 Victim
1288

A man from Exeter who testifies against Diana Crosse. He claims that after he refused to bring the mayor a petition on her behalf, his wife (Anonymous 221) fell ill, suffering from limb pain; his son (Anonymous 222) fell down and broke his arm; and worst of all, his brew "would not run at the 'penn'."(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 220 Accuser
1289

A woman from Exeter who allegedly falls ill, suffering from pain in her limbs, as a magical consequence of her husband's (Anonymous 220) refusal to bring a petition to the Mayor on behalf of Diana Crosse. Her son (Anonymous 222) also falls and breaks his arm after this event. (151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 221 Victim
1310

A man who is allegedly bewitched by Johan Furnace. He has "fits in his head and distempers in his body" and seems to be unable to speak normally except in the presence of Johan Furnace.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Greene Greene Demoniac
1310

A man who is allegedly bewitched by Johan Furnace. He has "fits in his head and distempers in his body" and seems to be unable to speak normally except in the presence of Johan Furnace.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Greene Greene Victim
1291

A boy, the son of (Father: Anonymous 220 and Mother: Anonymous 221), from Exeter who allegedly falls and breaks his arm, an accident read as the magical consequence of his father's refusal to bring a petition to the Mayor on behalf of Diana Crosse. His mother also grows ill with limb pain.(151)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 151

Anonymous 222 Victim
1297

A woman who testifies against Diana Crosse. She claims that Crosse is responsible for the death of her husband and child as well as for Goodwife Woodman.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Southcott Mrs. Southcott Victim
1298

A child who allegedly falls ill after leaving Diana Crosse's school. She is ill for five years and then dies.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Southcott Southcott (Child) Victim
1299

A tailor who allegedly becomes ill and dies a few weeks after his daughter who allegedly died as a result of leaving Diana Crosse's school.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Southcott Mr. Southcott Victim
1300

A woman who allegedly dies not long after Mrs. Southcott's daughter. Mrs. Southcott's daughter had come to goodwife Woodman's school not long after leaving Diana Crosse's.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Goodwife Woodman Victim
1309

A woman who is accused of bewitching a man named Greene. The man allegedly suffers from fits and becomes unable to speak normally unless Furnace is present. She is also accused of bewitching Greene's child.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Johan Furnace Johan Furnace Witch
1311

A child of Greene's who is allegedly "creemed" by Johan Furnace and would have allegedly been again had the witch not been fed small pieces of silver.(152)

Appears in:
Woollcombe, William Cotton, Henry . Gleanings from the Municipal and Cathedral Records Relative to the History of the City of Exeter. Unknown: 1877, 152

Greene Greene (Child) Victim