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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1335

Nicholas Baldwin is allegedly bewitched with illness. His illness comes after he cudgels Elizabeth Lambe, whom he suspects of using magic to kill three of his four fowls. Baldwain notes that he beats Lambe all the more savagely when she begs for mercy.(58)

Appears in:
Raine, James. Depositions from the Castle of York. Unknown: 1861, 58

1648 Reednes    Yorkshire  Yorkshire  England 
2608

Margaret White makes a confession alleging that she has been in the Devil's service for five years. She claims that the Devil came to her in her home in the shape of a man wearing blue clothes, grabbed her by the hand and told her she would never want for anything. He then gave her "a nip on the shoulder, and another on her back." A familiar came to her in the shape of a black greyhound not long after. The Devil also had "carnall knowledge of her in her owne house two severall times."(24)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24

1648 Chatton  Chatton  Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2610

Margaret White alleges in her confession that she, her sister Jane Martin and Dorothy Swinow shared a meal with the Devil at Martin's home, at which they all made merry.(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Chatton  Chatton  Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2611

Margaret White alleges in her confession that she, Dorothy Swinow and Jane Martin came to Edward Moore's home in Spital to take Margaret Muschamp's and Mary Moore's lives, and were the cause of the torments Margaret, George Muschamp Jr. and Betty Muschamp endured. She claimed that they tried numerous times to take their lives, particularly on St. John's Day the previous year, but that "God was above the Divell, for they could not get their desires perfected."(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Spittle    Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2612

Margaret White alleges in her confession that Dorothy Swinow tried to consume the child Sibilla Moore while in Mary Moore's womb, but that God prevented her. White claimed that, after Sibilla was born, she, Jane Martin and Swinow rode to Spital and "had a hand in the death of the sayd child."(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Spittle    Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2613

Margaret White alleges in her confession that she and Jane Martin "ere the death of Thomas Yong of Chatton (by reason) a kill full of Oates watched against her sisters minde."(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Chatton  Chatton  Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2614

Margaret White alleges in her confession that Jane Martin had been troubling Richard Stanley of Chatton, and that she had bewitched him to cause his sore leg.(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Chatton  Chatton  Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
2615

Following Margaret White's confession and indictment, a warrant is issued for her arrest, but no-one claims it to attempt her arrest. Her statement is nevertheless used as evidence against Dorothy Swinow.(24-25)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 24-25

1648 Chatton  Chatton  Northumberland  Northumberland  England