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Edward BromleyA man from the County of York, known to be a knight, a Baron of His Majesties' Court of Exchequer and a Justice of Assize for Oyer and Terminer. Sir Edward Bromley heard the examination of Jennet Preston on July 27, 1612 along with Sir James Altham. Knighted in 1610, he rode the northern circuit as a Justice of the Assize from 1610-1618. He is known to have been influenced by Sir Edward Coke, as he was among those "whom Sir Edward Coke led in refusing to sit or to take the oath as commissioners."(Title Page)The vvonderfull discouerie of witches in the countie of Lancaster VVith the arraignement and triall of nineteene notorious witches, at the assizes and general gaole deliuerie, holden at the castle of Lancaster, vpon Munday, the seuenteenth of August last, 1612. Before Sir Iames Altham, and Sir Edward Bromley, Knights; barons of his Maiesties Court of Exchequer: and iustices of assize, oyer and terminor, and generall gaole deliuerie in the circuit of the north parts. Together with the arraignement and triall of Iennet Preston, at the assizes holden at the castle of Yorke, the seuen and twentieth day of Iulie last past, with her execution for the murther of Master Lister by witchcraft. ()