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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
659

Joan Willimott is examined a third time on March 17, 1618, this time before Sir Henry Hastings and Samuel Fleming, Justices of the Peace for the County of Leicester.(E4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E4v

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
660

Joan Willimott alleges during her examination that she had spoken to Mrs. Cooke of Stathorne about John Patchett, and that she had told Mrs. Cooke that Patchett's child might have lived had he sought help for it in time. She also claimed to have told Mrs. Cooke that Mrs. Patchett had "an euill thing within her, which should make an end of her, and that she knew by her Girdle."(E4v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E4v

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
1474

Joan Willimott is examined by Alexander Amcots, and claims that her master, William Berry, willed her to open her mouth so that he could blow a fairy into it, which Berry said would do her good. Willimott did as she was told, after which a being came out of her mouth in the form of a woman (Pretty) who asked for Willimotts soul.(13)

Appears in:
Flower, Margaret. Witchcrafts, strange and wonderfull: discovering the damnable practices of seven witches. London: 1635, 13

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
2440

Joan Willimott alleges during her examination that a man named Gamaliel Greete, a shepherd in Waltham, had a white spirit in the shape of a mouse possess him, an invasion enabled by Greete's excessive swearing. While embodying this agent, Greet could also hurt anything he looked at, should he do so with the intent to injure it. Willimot added that he had a mark on his left arm, which had been cut away. Willimott identified her spirit Pretty as the source of her information.(E5v-F)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E5v-F

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
2441

Joan WIllimott alleges during her examination that she had met with Joan and Margaret Flower a week before their apprehension, and that the three of them had gone to Joan Flower's house, where Willimott saw two spirits, one in the shape of an owl and one in the shape of a rat, suck from Joan Flower under her right ear. According to Willimott, Joan Flower then told her "that her spirits did say that shee should neyther be hanged nor burnt."(E5v-F)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E5v-F

1618, March 17 (Bever Castle)  Belvoir  Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
2442

Joan Willimott alleges during her examination that she saw Joan Flowers take up some earth, spit on it, work it in her fingers and put it in her purse. Willimott claimed Flowers then said that "though shee could not hurt the Lord himselfe, yet shee had sped his Sonne, which is dead," referring to Sir Francis Manners and his son Henry Lord Rosse.(E5v-F)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E5v-F

1618, March 17 (Bever Castle)  Belvoir  Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
2443

Ellen Greene is examined on March 17, 1618 before Justices of the Peace for Leicester Sir Henry Hastings and Samuel Fleming.(Fv)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, Fv

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England 
2450

Ellen Greene alleged during her examination that she had given her soul to the Devil in order to have Hisse Hisse and Pusse at her command, and that as part of the compact, she suffered them to suck her at the change and the full of the moon.(Fv-F2v)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, Fv-F2v

1618, March 17     Leicestershire  Leicestershire  England