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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1325

A woman from Padstow, in the county of Cornwall, and possibly to wife of one John Piers, described as a "pirate," who is under investigation for having been a practicing witch. Over the course of this investigation, court examines a number of her neighbors of the "better sort and of most credit of the town," in effort to collect evidence against her or to refute the accusation. (29)

Appears in:
Everett Greene, Mary Anne. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic: Edward VI, Mary Elizabeth I, James I: 1581-1590, Volume 2. London: 1865, 29

Anne Piers Anne Piers Witch
1326

One of many unnamed Padstow residents who were examined in front of Sir Rich. Greynevile, Thomas Roscarrock and George Greyneyyle for the case of Anne Piers.(29)

Appears in:
Everett Greene, Mary Anne. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic: Edward VI, Mary Elizabeth I, James I: 1581-1590, Volume 2. London: 1865, 29

Padstow Resident Witness
1327

One of three examiners in the case against Anne Piers. The examiners question several residents from the town of Padstow.(29)

Appears in:
Everett Greene, Mary Anne. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic: Edward VI, Mary Elizabeth I, James I: 1581-1590, Volume 2. London: 1865, 29

Sir. Rich Greynevile Sir. Rich Greynevile Examiner/Justice
1328

One of three examiners in the case against Anne Piers. The examiners question several residents from the town of Padstow.(29)

Appears in:
Everett Greene, Mary Anne. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic: Edward VI, Mary Elizabeth I, James I: 1581-1590, Volume 2. London: 1865, 29

Thomas Roscarrock Thomas Roscarrock Examiner/Justice
1329

One of three examiners in the case against Anne Piers. The examiners question several residents from the town of Padstow.(29)

Appears in:
Everett Greene, Mary Anne. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic: Edward VI, Mary Elizabeth I, James I: 1581-1590, Volume 2. London: 1865, 29

George Greynevile George Greynevile Examiner/Justice