Go back

Assertions for a specific person.

Name Description Original Text
Sir John LloydA priest from "Godstone besides Croydon" who allegedly uses divination tools such as crystals to find treasure and other stolen goods. This information comes from William Whycherly during his 1597 examination by Sir Thomas Smith. (334)Scryers. Item, he knoweth that one Lowth, in Flete-strete, a broderer, useth the cristall stone, and goeth about daily to dygge for treasure. Thomas Malfrey of Goldstone besides Yarmouth, [and] a" woman besides Stoke Clare, whose name [he] knoweth not, are skryers of the glasse. Conjurors. Maier, a preest, and now say-master of the mynt at Durham house, hath conjured for treasure and their stolne goods. Sir John Lloyd, a preest, that somtyme dwelt at Godstone besides Croydon, hath used it likewyse. ()