Go back
18 records returned.

List of all Event assertions around a specific parish

ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
618

John Carter testifies (to Brian Darcey) that he denied Margaret Grevell alms. During the next days, he and his family were unable to brew beer.(72)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 72

1558, March 13   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
619

Nicholas Stricklande testifies (to Brian Darcey) that Margaret Grevell sent her son to buy a rack of mutton from him; he asked him to return in the afternoon. A few days after turning Grevell away, Stricklande's wife is unable to produce butter.(74)

Appears in:
W., W. . A True and Just Record, of the Information, Examination and Confession of all the Witches, taken at S. Osyth in the county of Essex. London: 1582, 74

1558, March   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1936

Margaret Moone allegedly bewitched Stephen Cookers cow to death, a crime she is said to confess to. (26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1937

Margaret Moone allegedly bewitched Stephen Cooker's cows to death, livestock held in "Handling," a crime she is said to confess to. (26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1938

Margaret Moone allegedly bewitched one of Henry Robinson's cows and one of his sows to death, a crime she is said to confess to. (27)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 27

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1939

Margaret Moone, pushed to confessed her status as a witch and the crimes attributed to her, loses her patience, and cries out that "she had been told fourty times, that this Informant thought in his conscience she was no Witch."(27)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 27

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1940

Mrs. and Mr. Rawbood, having moved into a house formerly occupied by Margaret Moone (they had offered her landlord ten shillings more rent), "never [did] thrive after,' but were always "lame of sick untill they died."(27)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 27

1625   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1941

Margaret Moone curses Mr. and Mrs. Rawbood after they take possession of a house she had lived in, saying "they (meaning the said Rawbood and his wife) had as good they had not medled with the house."(27)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 27

1625   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1942

Mrs Rawbood, having moved into Margaret Moone's home, and suspecting the act has made her possessed, found herself, "a little before it was time to go to Church" one Easter day, suddenly "so filled with Lice" described as "long, and lean, and not like other Lice," that they "might have been swept off her cloaths with a stick."()

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645,

1625   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1943

Francis Milles searches Margaret Moone as a witch and finds "three long teats or bigges in her secret parts, which seemed to have been lately sucked." Milles dismisses the possibility that these marks were some natural protuberance like pyles; "having been troubled with them herself" she new these marks were not that.(28)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 28

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1945

Margaret Moone allegedly spoiled a batch of Philip Berriman's bread.(26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1947

Margaret Moone allegedly bewitched Philip Daniel's horse. It fell and broke its neck while pulling Daniel's wagon down hill. (26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1948

Henry Cornwall, after bringing home a half a peck of apples given to him by Margaret Moone as payment for a hook, eats one of said apples, and was suddenly "taken sick with an extreme shaking and pain in all parts of his body," a condition he suffered with "in great extremity for the space of twelve weeks, and most part of that; time deprived of his senses."(26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1949

Although she had identified Margaret Moone as "a woman of a very bad fame and suspected for a Witch, [who] had formerly been questioned at an Assize [as a witch and she] flung away the Ap[p]les" her husband had brought into their home, courtesy of Margaret Moone, Mrs. Cornwall begins to experience a series of fits. She is taken sick with an extreme shaking and pain in all parts of [her] body" and never fully recovers. (26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1950

One day after her father had done some labour for Margaret Moone, Joan Cornwall becomes sick. She suffers from "strange fits, and shrickings out, and so continued languishing for a moneth, and died." Margaret Moone is blamed for the child's death. (26)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 26

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1951

Margaret Moone can allegedly conjure her familiar spirits with a bowl of beer and a little bread. She allegedly offers to demonstrate this to Francis Milles and "put the bread into the beere, and set it against an hole in the wall, and made a circle round about the pot, and then cried, Come Christ, come Christ, come Mounsier, come Mounsier." When the imps failed to appear, she blamed her daughter, claiming they had carried them away. (28)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 28

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1952

Judith Moone and her sister, the two daughters of Margaret Moone are searched as witches. Marks are found on them, described as marks like their mother's, which are "three long teats or bigges in her secret parts, which seemed to have been lately sucked."(28)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 28

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England 
1954

Judith Moone having refused to fetch her mother a bundle of wood the day before, feels something crawl into her bed, her bed, "about her legges, being at that time broad awake, and that shee searched to see what it should be, but could not finde any thing." Presumably this is one of her Mother Margaret Moone's familiars. (29)

Appears in:
H., F.. A True and Exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. . London: 1645, 29

1645   Thorpe-le-Soken  Essex  Essex  England