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Margaret DayA woman from St. Nicholas' in Rochester in the county of Kent who, along with Anne Huggins, John Batty, Elizabeth Hartridge, Anne Benson, and Anne Staines, accuses James Watts of bewitching Anne Huggins so that her body became wasted and consumed. (58-65)MAIDSTONE ASSIZES, 11 MARCH 1678 Before Thomas Twisden, J, and Timothy Littleton, B. [Assizes 35/119/6] 307. Gaol Delicevery Commission empowering Thomas Twisden, J, Timothy Littleton, B, Thomas Lee, Eldred Lancelot Lee and John Smyth to deliver the gaol of Kent at Maidstone. dated Westminster 3 Feb. 1678, and signed by -- Barker, Chancery clerk. *** 339. Indictment of James Watts, wife of John Watts of St Nicholas's, Rochester, labourer, for witchcraft. On 5 Mar. 1678 at Rochester she bewitched Anne Huggins, aged 16 years, so that her body was wasted and consumed. [endorsed] Anne Huggins, John Batty, Margaret Day, Elizabeth Hartridge, Anne Benson, Anne Staines. True bill. Not guilty. ()