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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1288

Doctor Harvey, "although very learned otherwise," will not confirm or deny the existence of witches.(282-283)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 282-283

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1289

Doctor Harvey explains that he went to a house on the edge of town where there allegedly lived a witch (Anonymous 154). When he first arrived, the woman seemed very suspicious, but when Harvey claimed to be a wizard she warmed up and reaffirmed this because of Harvey's allegedly "magical face."(283)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 283

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1290

The old woman (Anonymous 154) puts out a saucer of milk and calls her familiar (for Dr. Harvey) which appears to her immediately in the shape of a toad.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1291

Doctor Harvey sends the woman off to get some ale. While she is away, Doctor Harvey captures her toad by throwing some milk as the old woman had done and opens it up using his scalpel to examine its entrails and determine whether it is different from a normal toad.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1292

Harvey notes that this toad is anatomically normal. He concludes the witch's purported familiar was an ordinary toad, tamed by the old woman.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1293

Doctor Harvey concludes that the old woman (Anonymous 154) had tamed an ordinary toad and then come to believe that it was a familiar. (285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1294

The old woman (Anonymous 154) attacks Doctor Harvey when she discovers he has killed her toad. In an effort to get her to stop, he tells her he is the king's physician sent to find out whether or not she is a witch.(286)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 286

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1606

Thomas Paman confesses to having feigned mental illness and bewitchment, and having assaulted alleged witch Alice Read who had been sent to see him by Sir Martin Stuteville.(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

1630 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England