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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1133

Elizabeth is terrified when she a woman (Anonymous 139) allegedly asks her for a pin. She runs inside screaming and falls ill shortly thereafter, refusing to eat meat from that point on. ()

Appears in:
Unknown, . The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings. British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Foster, Donald W., ed. "The Bewitchment of Elizabeth Jennings." Normalized text, ed. D. Foster (1999), from British Library MS Add. 36674, fols. 134-7. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1999.: 1622,

1622, January 13 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1487

Margaret Wellam is suspected of being a witch and feeding evil spirits. Andrew Cansfield of London testifies against her.(265)

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937, 265

1616, August 1 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1579

Richard Burt finds himself after he has been magically "hoised up into the aire," in a strange place, which is dark, "plentiful in filthy odors and stinches," full of noise, and full of fire. This causes an "unquenchable drouth in his stomach," although there is nowhere for him to find refreshment. (4)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 4

1592, March Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England 
1580

Richard Burt, imprisoned for four days in a dark, unknown location in Middlesex that full of fire, filthy odors, and noises, is told that he is forbidden to speak of what has befallen him upon returning home. Richard Burt asserts that he must tell his mother, and was then made to suffer by his tongue doubling and being severely burned and scratched with thornes and briers, "that it is both lamentable and terrible to behold him."(4)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 4

1592, March 8 Ilseworth    London, Greater  Middlesex  England