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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1459

A man from Newmarket in the county of Suffolk who suffers from fits and bewitchment. He is visited by a local witch, Alice Read, sent to him at the behest of Sir Martin Stuteville, to test him or cure him. Paman attacks Read. He later retracts his possession.(198-199)

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, Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 1629-1631. London: 1830, 198-199

Thomas Paman Thomas Paman Demoniac
1460

A woman from Newmarket in the county of Suffok who is asked by Sir Martin Stuteville to go visit a man, Thomas Paman, who suspects he is bewitched (possibly by her). Read is "presumed to be a witch," and violently attacked by Paman upon arrival. Read appears to leave the attack somewhat unscathed and is never prosecuted as a witch; Paman retracts his bewitchment.(198-199)

Appears in:
, Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 1629-1631. London: 1830, 198-199

Alice Read Alice Read Un-witcher
1460

A woman from Newmarket in the county of Suffok who is asked by Sir Martin Stuteville to go visit a man, Thomas Paman, who suspects he is bewitched (possibly by her). Read is "presumed to be a witch," and violently attacked by Paman upon arrival. Read appears to leave the attack somewhat unscathed and is never prosecuted as a witch; Paman retracts his bewitchment.(198-199)

Appears in:
, Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 1629-1631. London: 1830, 198-199

Alice Read Alice Read Witch
1461

A man and member of the gentry from Dalham in the county of Suffolk. The friends of Thomas Paman write to Stuteville asking for legal, philosophical, or practical assistance is diagnosing or treating Paman's alleged possession. Stuteville sends Alice Read to see Paman, although it is unclear if he sends her as an unwitcher (to cure him) or as a witch (to be scratched by him). Paman attacks Read but later retracts his possession. Stuteville appears in the historical record for having paid for the tower arch of St Mary's church in Dalham and for his correspondence with Joseph Mede (1621-1631, Harley MSS 389 and 390). Curiously, Mede appears to have written to Stuteville about Mead wrote about Sir Edward Coke, father of Lady Purbeck, who was accused of using magic, (or paying for magic to be done by Dr. Lamb) against her husband.(198-199)

Appears in:
, Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 1629-1631. London: 1830, 198-199

Martin Stuteville Sir Martin Stuteville Examiner/Justice