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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1427

A woman from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as an allegedly notorious witch credited with "many and sundry like actions of extreame rage and crueltie." She works with the familiars of the hare and a monstrous black cat, which she sends to startle people. She is accused of bewitching the servant Richard Burt for four days into a black place full of fire as well as rendering him mute. Richard Burt scratches her, and is cured of his bewitchment. She is also accused of ruining the cream of Master Burbridge of Pinner and killing two lambs of Gregory Coulson's, both of whom refused her charity. ()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Mother Atkins Witch
1428

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as the servant of Master Edling who believes he is bewitched by Mother Atkins after running into two of her familiars: the hare and a monstrous black cat. The bewitchment caused him to be carried in the air to unknown location where he is kept imprisoned and burned, as well as rendered mute. Upon release some four days later, he is cured of his lack of speech by the parson of the town, and scratches Mother Atkins, which seems to have remedied him, "for since that he hath mended reasonablie, and nowe goeth to Churche."()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Richard Burt Richard Burt Accuser
1428

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as the servant of Master Edling who believes he is bewitched by Mother Atkins after running into two of her familiars: the hare and a monstrous black cat. The bewitchment caused him to be carried in the air to unknown location where he is kept imprisoned and burned, as well as rendered mute. Upon release some four days later, he is cured of his lack of speech by the parson of the town, and scratches Mother Atkins, which seems to have remedied him, "for since that he hath mended reasonablie, and nowe goeth to Churche."()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Richard Burt Richard Burt Victim
1429

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as the master of the servant, Richard Burt, who resides in Woodhall. His servant is lost for four days due to bewitchment by Mother Atkins, and it is Master Edling who discovers Richard Burt again and seeks him help to regain the power of speech.()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Edling Master Edling Witness
1430

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as the parson of the town. P. Smith cures the servant Richard Burt of his inability to speak by touching the underside of the victim's tongue and fetches the witch Mother Atkins on the victim's behalf.(5)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 5

P. Smith P. Smith Preacher/Minister
1431

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as a neighbour of Master Edling who present when the servant of Master Edling, Richard Burt, is cured of his inability to speak by the parson of the town, P. Smith. He goes with the parson to fetch the witch Mother Atkins at the bequest of the victim. He himself is also a victim of Mother Atkins, as she comes to his house some time later asking for milk. When she is refused, almost immediately upon her departure, his kitchens are made a mess, the cream the dairymaids have gathered is lost down the sink-hole, and no chores are accomplished for the rest of the day.()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Master Burbridge Victim
1431

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as a neighbour of Master Edling who present when the servant of Master Edling, Richard Burt, is cured of his inability to speak by the parson of the town, P. Smith. He goes with the parson to fetch the witch Mother Atkins at the bequest of the victim. He himself is also a victim of Mother Atkins, as she comes to his house some time later asking for milk. When she is refused, almost immediately upon her departure, his kitchens are made a mess, the cream the dairymaids have gathered is lost down the sink-hole, and no chores are accomplished for the rest of the day.()

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592,

Master Burbridge Witness
1432

A man from Pinner in the county of Middlesex, described as a victim of Mother Atkins, who comes to his house begging for charity. He is busy with his lambs, and is slow to answer her, and in a fury, she leaves. Shortly thereafter, two of his lambs "began so nimbly to skip and frilke to and fro, that they never ceased after til they died." (6)

Appears in:
B., G.. A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch, (the Like Whereof None Can Record these Manie Yeeres in England) . London: 1592, 6

Gregorie Coulson Gregory Coulson Victim