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Assertions for a specific person.

Name Description Original Text
Lady JenningsA woman whose daughter is allegedly bewitched. She quarrels with her neighbour and that is thought to have potentially caused her daughter's fits.()In Isleworth, Middlesex, in January 1622, Elizabeth Jennings accused four local women of having bewitched her. Elizabeth, then aged twelve, was terrified by the recent death of two siblings. During or after their illness and death, Elizabeth's mother, the Lady Jennings, had quarreled with their neighbor, an apothecary named Higgins, possibly over medicines that had failed to produce the desired effect in treating the sick children. During or after their illness and death, Elizabeth's mother, the Lady Jennings, had quarreled with their neighbor, an apothecary named Higgins, possibly over medicines that had failed to produce the desired effect in treating the sick children.()