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1318

Margaret Morton is accused by Joan Booth of bewitching her son (Anonymous 157). Morton allegedly came to Booth's house "and gave her sonn (about fower yeares old) and then in good health [...] a peece of bread." After Morton gave the child this bread, he became sick "and his body swelled very much," with his skin wasting away daily till he could not stand anymore. To counteract the bewitchment, Booth sent to have Morton brought to her house again, at which time Morton "asked the child for forgiveness three times." At this time Booth also drew Morton's blood "with a pin," and immediately after "the child was amended."(38)

Appears in:
Raine, James. Depositions from the Castle of York. Unknown: 1861, 38

1650, January 1 Kirkethropp    Yorkshire  Yokshire  England 
1320

Margaret Morton is searched for witch's marks by Frances Ward. Ward "found upon her two black spotts between her thigh and her body." One of the marks is described as being "like a wart, but it was none. And the other was black on both sides, an inch break, and blew in the middest."(38)

Appears in:
Raine, James. Depositions from the Castle of York. Unknown: 1861, 38

1650, January 1 Kirkethropp    Yorkshire  Yokshire  England 
1321

Margaret Morton is suspected by many of practicing witchcraft, in part because her mother (Anonymous 158) and sister (Anonymous 159) were previously suspected of practicing witchcraft. (38)

Appears in:
Raine, James. Depositions from the Castle of York. Unknown: 1861, 38

1650, January 1 Kirkethropp    Yorkshire  Yokshire  England