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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1330

A widow from Stepney, in the county of Middlesex (now part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets), described as a "common witch and inchantrix," who allegedly practices witchcraft "upon and against Elizabeth Gyan." As a result, Elizabeth Gyan "languished in her body and "was wasted consumed pined and lame and likewise speechless" from the said 17th of June "until the day of the taking of this inquisition, to witt the twelfth day of July then next following." Barbara Bartle is tried and pleads not guilty.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

Barbara Bartle Barbara Bartle Witch
1331

A woman from Stepney, in the county of Middlesex (now part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets) who is allegedly bewitched by Barbara Bartle. She languishes, is lame, and is left speechless from June 17th to July 12th of 1653.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

Elizabeth Gyan Elizabeth Gyan Victim
1332

A woman from Whitechapel, in the county of Middlesex (now in London) who allegedly practices witchcraft. She is accused of bewitching John Gale, Elizabeth Gale, and James Gale so that the three languish and become deaf and dumb. She is also alleged to have bewitched a Joan Holland. She is tried and found guilty, but her punishment is no longer legible on the parchement.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

Elizabeth Newman Elizabeth Newman Witch
1333

A nine-year-old boy who is allegedly bewitched by Elizabeth Newman. His body begins to waste away and he soon becomes deaf and dumb.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

John Gale John Gale Victim
1334

A seven-year-old girl who is allegedly bewitched by Elizabeth Newman. Her body begins to waste away and she soon becomes deaf and dumb.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

Elizabeth Gale Elizabeth Gale Victim
1335

A five-year-old boy who is allegedly bewitched by Elizabeth Newman. His body begins to waste away and soon he becomes deaf and dumb.()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

James Gale James Gale Victim
1336

A woman from Whitechapel, in the country of Middlesex (now part of London) who is allegedly bewitched by Elizabeth Newman. From August to January, she "was wasted consumed and pyned in her body." ()

Appears in:
Jeaffreson (editor), John Cordy . Middlesex County Records: Volume 3: 1625-67. Middlesex: 1888,

Joan Holland Joan Holland Victim