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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
607

Mildred Norrington begins to have fits; she roars, cries, gnashes her teeth, makes terrible gestures and expression, and is so strong she can not be held down by four men. She can not, or will not speak.(71)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 71

1574 Westwall  Westwell  Kent  Kent  England 
610

Partner, the familiar spirit possessing Mildred Norrington, confesses that its owner, Old Alice had sent it, and her other familiar Little Devil, to kill Richard Anger, his son, Edward Anger, and Wolston's wife(72)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 72

1574     Kent  Cantia  England 
611

Mildred Norrington is successfully dispossessed. Roger Newman and John Brainford were able to, through prayer, compel Partner to depart. Norrington confirms this by crying 'he is gone'.(72-73)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 72-73

1574 Westwall  Westwell  Kent  Kent  England 
612

Partner confesses stealing of meat, drink, and corn from "Petmans, at Farmes, at Millens, at Fullers, and in every house, at the behest of Old Alice.(72)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 72

1574 Westwall  Westwell  Kent  Kent  England 
613

Under examination, by George Darel and Thomas Wooton, Mildred Norrington retracts her possession.(74)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 74

1574   Bocton Malherbe  Kent  Kent  England 
614

After her examination, Mildred Norrington is made to illustrate her 'feats, illusions, and trances,' as a means of proving her possession was feigned.(74)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 74

1574   Bocton Malherbe  Kent  Kent  England 
1122

Rachel Pinder and Agnes Brigges are determined to have faked vomiting pins, straws, old "clout" and other bodies.()

Appears in:
Chrysostom, John. The Disclosing of a Late Counterfeyted Possession by the Deuyl in Two Maydens within the Citie of London. London: 1574,

1574 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1603

Agnes Sawen is indicted at the assize in Essex for allegedly bewitching Christopher Veele, son of Roger Veele rendering him lame and causing his feet to curve inwards that he could barely walk because of the pain. (http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?intOffSet=0&intThisRecordsOffSet=1)

Appears in:
Essex Record Office, . Calendar of Essex Assize Records. Online. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk: 2011, http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.asp?intOffSet=0&intThisRecordsOffSet=1

1574   Chelnes-forde; Chelmesforde; Chelmifforde; Chensforde;Chelmes-forde  Essex  Essex  England 
1927

William Long performs the alleged exorcism of Agnes Brigges, charging Satan to "depart, and neuer enter aney more." He succeeds in expelling Satan, causing the child Agnes Brigges to "helld up hur hands and said, he is gone, he will come no more." Her body contorts and her throat swells during these proceedings, as witnessed by George Allen, William Turner, William Pindar, William Edwards, and Sarah Dauars.(10-11)

Appears in:
Chrysostom, John. The Disclosing of a Late Counterfeyted Possession by the Deuyl in Two Maydens within the Citie of London. London: 1574, 10-11

1574 London (Paul's Cross)    London, City of  London   England 
1928

Agnes Brigges confesses at her examination by Roger Dogeson, James Style, a minister, and John Kent Percer to having "faigned and counterfelt" her possession, during which time a black silk thread, a feather, hair, a crooked pin, and two nails were pulled out of her mouth, all of which she placed there at diverse times. She performed all of this so "that no body was priuie to her doings, but herselfe."(12-14)

Appears in:
Chrysostom, John. The Disclosing of a Late Counterfeyted Possession by the Deuyl in Two Maydens within the Citie of London. London: 1574, 12-14

1574 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1929

Rachel Pindar confesses during her examination before the Reverend Father Matthew L, Archbishop of Canterbury, Sir Rosalind and William Fleetwood that her possession allegedly caused by Joan Thornton during which she took a feather and hair from her mouth, and during which she spoke in "diuers strange and hollowe speeches within her throate," was "untrue and the other feyned, for the which shee is nowe very sorie, and defyreus to aske the sayde Joane Thorneton forgivenesse." (15-17)

Appears in:
Chrysostom, John. The Disclosing of a Late Counterfeyted Possession by the Deuyl in Two Maydens within the Citie of London. London: 1574, 15-17

1574 London (Paul's Cross)    London, City of  London   England