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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1323

A man from London who is paid forty pounds to testify against Margaret Wellam. Wellam is accused upon suspicion "to be a witch and to give sucke or feede evill spirrits." (265)

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937, 265

Andrew Cansfield Andrew Cansfield Accuser
1324

A woman from London who is accused of being a witch and feeding evil spirits. (265)

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937, 265

Margaret Wellam Margaret Wellam Witch
1339

A widow from Enfield (now the London Borough of Enfield), Berry (Berry alias Whyttingberry) is hanged "for exercising witchcrafts, enchantments, charms and sorceries upon Grace Halsey." ()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Agnes Berry Agnes Berry Witch
1340

A woman from Enfield (now the London Borough of Enfield), who is allegedly bewitched by Agnes Berry. Hasley "became lame, and languished from 25 August until 3 September then next following and wasted away in her whole body".()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Grace Hasley Grace Hasley Victim
1342

A woman from Tottenham, in the county of Middlesex, and the wife of Thomas Branch (labourer), Emma Branch is accused of committing "witchcrafts, enchantments, charms and sorceries" against nine-month old Edward Wheeler (who dies), Anne Howell (who languishes in a wasting illness), and Joan Aldridge (who lives still, but wastes away at the time of Branch's indictment). Although Emma Branch is committed, she is freed on bail, and eventually found not-guilty, due to insufficient evidence.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Emma Branch Emma Branch Witch
1343

An infant, described as aged "three-quarters of a year," who is allegedly bewitched by Emma/Anne Branch. He becomes ill and lame for the space of a few days or weeks, and then dies.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Edward Wheeler Edward Wheeler Victim
1344

A girl who is allegedly bewitched by Emma Branch. While bewitched, "her whole body and became lame and still so lives."()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Anne Howell Anne Howell Victim
1347

One of three women (including Katherine Barbor and Mary Aldridge) who bring forward charges in the case against Emma Branch.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Alice Smythe Alice Smythe Accuser
1348

One of three women (including Katherine Barbor and Alice Smythe) who bring forward charges in the case against Emma Branch.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Mary Aldridge Mary Aldridge Accuser
1346

A girl allegedly bewitched by Emma Branch. She "has become wasted away and lame and still so lives."()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Joan Aldrdige Joan Aldridge Victim
1349

One of three women (including Mary Aldridge and Alice Smythe) who bring forward charges in the case against Emma Branch.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Katherine Barbor Katherine Barbor Accuser
1350

A man from Tottenham, in the county of Middlesex, a laborer and husband of Emma Branch, a woman accused of committing "witchcrafts, enchantments, charms and sorceries" against nine-month old Edward Wheeler (who died), Ann Howell (who languishes in a wasting illness), and Joan Aldridge (who lives still, but wastes away at the time of her indictment). Although Emma is committed, she is freed on bail, and eventually found not-guilty, due to insufficient evidence.()

Appears in:
Le Hardy, William. County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16. Middlesex: 1937,

Thomas Branch Thomas Branch Witness