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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
754

Mother Sutton allegedly causes Master Enger's horses to die in their stables overnight. Some appear to have been strangled, others to have beaten out their own brains, and others dead without an obvious cause. (A4-A4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Witches Apprehended, Examined, and Executed. London : 1613, A4-A4v

1610   Milton Milles  Bedfordshire  Beford  England 
768

Mother Sutton allegedly causes Master Enger's swine to fall mad. Some eviscerate one other and feed on them, and others run to the mill pond and drown themselves in groups of ten and twenty as if one mind. (A4-A4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Witches Apprehended, Examined, and Executed. London : 1613, A4-A4v

1610   Milton Milles  Bedfordshire  Beford  England 
769

Mother Sutton and Mary Sutton's alleged campaign to destroy Master Enger's livestock causes 200 pounds worth of damage in less than two years.(A4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Witches Apprehended, Examined, and Executed. London : 1613, A4v

1610   Milton Milles  Bedfordshire  Beford  England 
1181

Thomas Shevel and Cuthbert Nicholson examine thirty women alleged to be witches. The women are brought to the town hall in Newcastle. Shevel and Nicholson thrust pins into various parts of their bodies and found nearly twenty-seven of the thirty women guilty of witchcraft.(114)

Appears in:
Gardiner, Ralph . England's Grievance Discovered. Unknown: 1796, 114

1610 Newcastle    Borough of Tyne and Wear  Northumberland  England 
1182

Thomas Shovel and Cuthbert Nicholson examine a woman (Anonymous 143) to determine whether or not she is a witch. Upon first looking at her, they disagree whether she even needs to be tried. They try her by making her stand naked to the waist, pricking her thighs with pins. She does not bleed and so is determined to be a witch and child of the devil.(115-116)

Appears in:
Gardiner, Ralph . England's Grievance Discovered. Unknown: 1796, 115-116

1610 Newcastle    Borough of Tyne and Wear  Northumberland  England 
1190

Lieutenant Colonel Hobson contests the former ruling that Anonymous 143 is a witch. Anonymous 143 is tried again. She is pricked again and blood gushes out. The former ruling is thus overturned.(115)

Appears in:
Gardiner, Ralph . England's Grievance Discovered. Unknown: 1796, 115

1610 Newcastle    Borough of Tyne and Wear  Northumberland  England 
1196

Bartholomew Hobson, the reputed witch-finder, is imprisoned and executed. He is allegedly responsible for the execution of approximately 220 men and women across Scotland and England.(116)

Appears in:
Gardiner, Ralph . England's Grievance Discovered. Unknown: 1796, 116

1610       Unknown  England 
1221

Allison Device alleges during her examination that, two years before, she heard that Anne Whittle was suspected of bewitching John Moore's drink, and that Whittle had said she would "meet with the said Iohn Moore, or his."(E4-E4v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, E4-E4v

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
1222

Alison Device alleges during her examination that she had seen Anne Whittle with a clay image of John Moore Jr, child of John Moore. The child fell sick, languished for half a year and died. (E4-F)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, E4-F

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
1223

Alison Device alleges during her examination that, two years before, she was visiting with Anne Nutter, Anthony Nutter's daughter at their home, when Anne Whittle came to call. Device and Anne laughed at Whittle, and Whittle said to them "I will be meet with the one of you." Anne Nutter became sick the next day and died three weeks later. (E4-E4v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, E4-E4v

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
1230

Jennet Device alleges during her deposition that two years before, her brother James Device called his familiar Dandy in her presence and asked the familiar to help him kill Anne Townley. A week later, Jennet claims she saw Townley in the kitchen of the the Carre-Hall looking unwell, and she thinks that James and Dandy are responsible.(H4v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, H4v

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
1248

Alison Device alleges in her confession that two years before, her grandmother Elizabeth Southerns persuaded her to allow a familiar to appear to her. Southerns advised her to allow it to suck on some part of her so that she might command it to do her bidding. Not long after, a thing like a black dog appeared to her and asked her to give it her soul. She agreed, and allowed the familiar to suck at her breasts below her nipples. The spot was blue for six months after. (R3v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, R3v

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2473

Alison Device gives deposition accusing her grandmother Elizabeth Southerns of begging, persuading and advising her numerous times to allow a Devil or familiar to appear to her. Southerns also wanted her to allow this spirit to suck at some part of her, and claimed that if she did, the spirit would do whatever she wanted. This was two years prior to Device's examination.(C)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2475

Alison Device alleged in her deposition against Elizabeth Southerns that, about two years before, Alison had got a piggin, or wooden bucket, of blue milk and brought it to Southerns. She found, on arrival, that there was a quarter-pound of butter in the milk, and still the same amount of milk remaining. Alison added that, when she arrived, Southerns had no butter left in the house. (C-Cv)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C-Cv

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2476

Alison Device gives deposition against Elizabeth Southerns alleging that Southerns had a falling out with Richard Baldwyn two years before, and that Baldwyn would not allow her on his land. Device claims that Southerns had her lead her to Baldwyn's home around 10 o'clock at night four days later, and that Southerns stayed about an hour until Device's younger sister Jennet fetched her home. Device heard the next day that Baldwyn's daughter was sick; the child languished for a year or so and then died. Device accuses Southerns of bewitching the girl to death, as she had heard Southerns curse Baldwyn numerous times.(C-Cv)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C-Cv

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2477

Alison Device gives deposition against Elizabeth Southerns alleging that Southerns had a falling out with Richard Baldwyn two years before, and that Baldwyn would not allow her on his land. Device claims that Southerns had her lead her to Baldwyn's home around 10 o'clock at night four days later, and that Southerns stayed about an hour until Device's younger sister Jennet fetched her home. Device heard the next day that Baldwyn's daughter was sick; the child languished for a year or so and then died. Device accuses Southerns of bewitching the girl to death, as she had heard Southerns curse Baldwyn numerous times.(C-Cv)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, C-Cv

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2518

James Device alleges during his examination that, two years before, he saw three clay images half a yard long at the end of the Redferne home. He claims that he saw Thomas Redferne holding one, his daughter Marie Redferne holding another, and his wife Anne Redferne holding the third. Anne Redferne was crumbling hers. Device could not tell whose images they were. Shortly after he walked away, a thing like a hare appeared and spit fire at him.(O2v)

Appears in:
Potts, Thomas. The Wonderfull Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster. London: 1613, O2v

1610   The Forest of Pendle  Lancashire  Lancaster  England 
2560

Mother Sutton, having lived in Milton for 20 or 21 years, has a falling out with local gentleman and landowner Master Enger, "On whom she had vowed to take a strange and actuall reuenge for the discontent she had conceiued against him." (A4-A4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Witches Apprehended, Examined, and Executed. London : 1613, A4-A4v

1610   Milton Milles  Bedfordshire  Beford  England