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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
2734

Joan Throckmorton allegedly suffers a fit in which she bleeds profusely from her nose and talks to herself. After a while, a spirit seems to come to her; she describes it tumbling like a football. When she asks its name, she claims to hear it call itself Blew. As they converse, she repeats all of Blew's words back to itself(65-66)

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Anonymous. The Most Strange and Admirable Discouerie of the Three Witches of Warboys . Unknown: 1593, 65-66

1593, February 10 Warboys  Warboys  Cambridgeshire  Huntingdonshire  England 
2735

Joan Throckmorton calls for Agnes Samuel and asks where she was at, saying Agnes "had but too much libertie, and that she must be more straightly looked unto, for of late (said she) she was in y kitchin chamber talking with her spirits." She then tells Agnes that she believes she and her sisters will be no better until Agnes and her mother, Alice Samuel, have been hanged, for her spirits have told her so. Agnes admitted to having been in the kitchen, but denied talking to spirits or knowing anything about them despite Joan's insistence that she stop denying it.(65-66)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Most Strange and Admirable Discouerie of the Three Witches of Warboys . Unknown: 1593, 65-66

1593, February 10 Warboys  Warboys  Cambridgeshire  Huntingdonshire  England 
2736

Joan Throckmorton falls into the fit the spirit Blew allegedly warned her of, claiming that "she was marvellous sicke and full of paine" for half an hour. She claims that Blew has told her she will be worse handled than this in the future, and when she asks why she is being punished more than her sisters, it supposedly replies "because she told tales of their dame: who is your dame (saith she?) he answered Nan Samuell." Blew is then said to demand to know when the spirit Smack was with her, and she claims in turn to know no such being.(66-68)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Most Strange and Admirable Discouerie of the Three Witches of Warboys . Unknown: 1593, 66-68

1593, February 10 Warboys  Warboys  Cambridgeshire  Huntingdonshire  England