English Witch Trials from 995 AD to 1701 AD and 1944

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Mrs Duncan, a Scotswoman who travelled the nation holding seances, was one in every of Britain’s greatest-recognized mediums, seemingly numbering Winston Churchill and George VI amongst her shoppers, when she was arrested in January 1944 by two naval officers at a seance in Portsmouth. The army authorities, secretly getting ready for the A-day landings after which in a heightened state of paranoia, have been alarmed by studies that she had disclosed – allegedly by way of contacts with the spirit world – the sinking of two British battleships lengthy earlier than they turned public. The most critical disclosure got here when she advised the mother and father of a lacking sailor that his ship, HMS Barham, had sunk. It was true, however information of the tragedy had been suppressed to protect morale.

Desperate to silence the obvious leak of state secrets and techniques, the authorities charged Mrs Duncan with conspiracy, fraud, and with witchcraft beneath an act courting again to 1735 – the primary such cost in over a century. At the trial, solely the “black magic” allegations caught, and she or he was jailed for 9 months at Holloway ladies’s jail in north London. Churchill, then prime minister, visited her in jail and denounced her conviction as “tomfoolery”. In 1951, he repealed the 200-yr-previous act, however her conviction stood.

As an addendum to this story I thought it will be fascinating to record a number of the witch trial tales from 995 AD to 1701.

  • 995 AD London, A lady and her son have been tried for driving stakes into a picture of a person. She was taken and drowned at London Bridge, whereas the son escaped and have become outlawed.

  • 1177 Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen of England. Duchess of Aquitaine. Eleanor and 4 witches purportedly poisoned Rosamond Clifford.

  • 1222 England, Oxford A younger man and two ladies have been introduced earlier than the Archbishop of Canterbury, Stephen Langton for crucifying the boy and displaying the stigmata.

  • 1222 England A Jewish Necromancer was accused of wrapping a boy within the pores and skin of a lifeless man for divination

  • 1279 England, York John de Kerneslawe killed a witch that had entered his home. The native clergy had her physique burned.

  • 1286 England, York Darel, Godfrey m A Cistercian monk of Rievaulx was reported to the Archbishop of York as a practitioner of Witchcraft.

  • 1289-ninety England de Stratton, Adam m Chancellor of the Exchequer. Arrested and tried for embezzling, extortion, and sorcery.

  • 1301-A England Langton, Walter m Bishop of Coventry. Tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for diabolism and acquitted.

  • 1302 England, Exeter M Mody, John m Trial for defamation; Mody had referred to as Reginald Kene’s spouse a ‘depraved witch and thief’.

  • 1311 England, London Investigation by Bishop Baldock of sorcery, enchantment, magic, divination, and invocation.

  • 1314/15 England Tannere, John m (Aka John Canne) Claimed to be the son of Edward I. Hanged for try to realize crown via diabolical assist; had served satan greater than three years.

  • 1324 England, Coventry Nottingham, John of m (aka Master John) Died in custody of witchcraft.

  • 1325 English, Coventry Robert le Mareschal m He and his lodger Master John of Nottingham and 27 shoppers (The Burghers of Coventry) have been charged earlier than a secular courtroom with using him and one other “necromancer” to make use of sorcery in an try on lifetime of King Edward II, the Despensers, and a number of other different officers.

  • 1325 England, Coventry Acquitted. Charged earlier than a secular courtroom with using him and one other “necromancer” to make use of sorcery in an try on lifetime of King Edward II, the Despensers, and a number of other different officers.

  • 1330 England Edmund Earl of Kent. Edward was condemned for acquiring necessary info from demon, by way of mediation of friar.

  • 1331 England, Southwark A man tried by royal courtroom for sorcery. together with with a shopper and his affiliate. The topics claimed to have used picture magic solely to acquire friendship however the jury decided that intent was homicide.

  • 1336 England Altefax, William m Pope Benedict XII wrote to the Bishop of Paris to have William Altefax, nigromanticus de Anglia and with him, his plates (Laminas) that he utilized in his magical operations.

  • 1337 England, Hatfield Man tried by manorial courtroom for failure to ship satan as organized in business transaction; case dismissed

  • 1366 England A sure carpenter died after remaining reconciliation to the Church, having lived for 15 years with a pact with the satan; There have been no recorded judicial proceedings.

  • 1371 England, Southwark, Man tried by royal courtroom for invocation; possessed ebook for experimenta and Saracen’s head for enclosure of demon; disclaimed use of head; He was arrested for possessing a Grimoire, a cranium and the top of a corpse, and was launched on a promise to by no means once more carry out magical rituals.

  • 1376 England A Friar of St. Albans related to Alice Perrers tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for love magic and picture magic directed at king Edward III. (n.b. Although Kieckhefer identifies the friar as Dominican, the monastary at St. Albans was Benedictine.)

  • 1382 England, London B Berewold, Robert m Pilloried for pretending to follow the “Art Magic”

  • 1382 England, London M Northamptone, William m Pilloried for pretending to follow the “Art Magic”

  • 1385 England, London M Brugges, John m Chaplain. One of two males tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for magic. They have been imprisoned by the Bishop of London “till the church was glad”.

  • 1388 England, London B Tresilian, Sir Robert m Condemned by the Merciless Parliament for different causes. He was additionally discovered to have been training invocation.

  • 1390 England, London B Berking, John m Arrested for soothsaying, he was sentenced to an hour within the pillory, two weeks’ imprisonment, and banishment from the town.

fifteenth. Century

  • 1401
    England Lincolnshire M Smith, John m Tried for utilizing divination to
    monitor a thief.

  • 1419
    England B Joan of Navarre  The dowager Queen
    of England
    .
    Joan was accused by Henry S of trying to kill him by sorcery.
    Joan, and a clerical confederate are imprisoned.

  • 1419
    England M Friar Randolph m Imprisoned.(Joan’s Cleric).

  • 1426
    England Plus unspecified variety of associates accused of sorcery
    (sickness and try at demise), thus frightening inquiry at royal
    course.

  • 1430
    England, London Imprisoned for try on king’s life by way of
    sorcery.

  • 1432
    England, London B Jordemaine, Margery  “The Witch of Eye”,
    a famous diviner. Arrested with two clergymen. Released on bail, and
    the fees dropped.

  • 1432-forty three
    England A priest accused earlier than the Court of Chancery that he had
    injured a person’s physique with sorcery.

  • 1435
    England, Durham B ??? f Trial for defamation earlier than ecclesiastical
    courtroom; O males had accused lady of inflicting impotence by means of sorcery;
    lady absolved in an ecclesiastical courtroom.

  • 1441
    England  Cobham, Eleanor  (Duchess
    of Gloucester
    ,
    Wife of Humphrey) Given penance by secular authorities for sorcery
    in in search of the demise of Henry VI. She had the assistance of Margery
    Jourdemaine, and two famous Oxford Scholars, one an astrologer, and
    the opposite a doctor. They additionally needed to make sure an inheritor. According
    to Wedek, a Treasury of Witchcraft, she was banished for all times to the
    Isle of Man.

  • 1441
    England B Southwell, Thomas m Tried for Treason, utilizing sorcery in
    in search of the demise of Henry VI.

  • 1441 
    England, Smithfield B Jordemaine, Margery  “The Witch of
    Eye”, a famous diviner. Burned by secular authorities for
    Treason.

  • 1441
    England, London M Bolingbroke, Roger m Aka Roger Whiche.  A
    Clerk. Hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn by secular authorities
    for Treason, utilizing sorcery in in search of the demise of Henry VI.

  • 1444
    England, London Man positioned on pillory by secular courtroom for
    invocation, coping with a ‘wycckyd spyryte’.

  • 1446
    England, Durham Tried as sorceresses; had allegedly obtained
    husbands for widows; allowed purgation.

  • 1447
    or 1448 England, Durham Woman tried by ecclesiastical courtroom as
    enchanter (incantatrix).

  • 1450
    England, Durham Woman tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for sorcery.

  • 1451
    or 1452 England, Durham Tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for magic.

  • 1452
    England, Durham Trial in ecclesiastical courtroom for defamation; one
    lady had accused one other of sortilegium, and had spoken of a
    sure chaplain’s profligate infatuation together with her (suggestion of
    love magic?).

  • 1457
    England, Hertford Man abjured of necromancy and heresy.

  • 1465
    England, Norfolk Tried by royal courtroom for invocation to seek out
    treasure.

  • 1466
    England, Ely Man given private and non-private penance by bishop for
    invocation.

  • 1467
    England Byg, William m Convicted of crystal gazing to find thieves
    needed to seem in public with a scroll on his head.

  • 1470
    England Trial for defamation earlier than royal courtroom; a person had accused
    the Duchess of Bedford of picture magic.

  • 1476
    England, London  Trial for defamation in secular courtroom; man had
    defamed neighbors in issues of sorcery.

  • 1480-1515c
    England Woman tried by Court of Chancery for sorcery.

  • 1480-1515c
    England, St David’s O ladies (Tanglost and a couple of others) tried by Court
    of Chancery for picture magic.

  • 1480-1515c
    England, Southwark  Woman tried by Court of Chancery for picture
    magic.

  • 1481
    England, London Woman tried by commissary’s courtroom for love magic.

  • 1481
    England, York Man tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for incantation.

  • 1483,
    June England  Woodville, Elizabeth f Dowager
    Queen of England
    .
    Tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for sorcery (alleged hurt to Richard
    III).

  • 1483,
    June England M Beaufort, Margaret Countess
    of Richmond
    ,
    Henry VII’s mom. Tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for sorcery
    (alleged hurt to Richard III).

  • 1483,
    June England B Morton, Dr. John m Bishop
    of Ely
    .
    Tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for sorcery (alleged hurt to Richard
    III).

  • 1490
    England, London  Woman tried by commissary for picture magic.

  • 1492
    England, London Trial for fraudulent love magic; shopper sentenced to
    public penance by ecclesiastical courtroom, and man claiming to function
    agent for magician ordered by courtroom to revive items given in
    cost.

  • 1493
    England, London Woman tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for climate
    magic, killing by incantation, divination, and different offenses.

  • 1496
    (S/19) England, London Kendal, John m Pardoned. Grand
    Prior of the Order of St. John of Rhodes

    is one among three males accused of conspiracy by their French agent,
    Bernard de Vignolles, of try (framed at Rome) on lives of King
    Henry VII, his youngsters, his mom, and sure of his brokers and
    followers, by means of use of magical substances.

  • 1496
    England, London Thonge, Sir John m Knight
    of the Order of St. John of Rhodes

    (and John Kendal’s nephew) is considered one of three males accused of conspiracy
    by their French agent, Bernard de Vignolles.

  • 1496
    England, London Horsey, William m Archdeacon
    of London

    is one among three males accused of conspiracy by their French agent,
    Bernard de Vignolles.

  • 1499
    England, ‘Belynges Parva’ Woman tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for
    sorcery (killing); allowed purgation.

  • 1499
    England, ‘Rushbrok’ Man tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for pact with
    satan.

  • 1499
    England, Winchester Man tried by ecclesiastical courtroom for
    invocation.

  • 1521
    England  Duke of Buckingham m Tried for trying to study the
    king’s lifespan by divination.

  • 1525
    England  Acquitted for homicide by use of a waxen determine.

  • 1532
    England B Neville, Sir William m Tried for trying to study the
    king’s lifespan by divination.

  • 1522
    England, Kent Barton, Elizabeth  Hanged? “The Maid of
    Kent” was tried for seeing The Virgin Mary at a Shrine, who
    purportedly cured her, and later visions that opposed the Marriage
    of Henry VIII. Barton had been put as much as it by clergymen who needed to
    construct a shrine.

  • 1541
    England  Lord Hungerford Beheaded for trying to study the
    king’s lifespan by divination.

  • 1544
    England Cross, Elizabeth?  “The Girl within the gap within the
    wall”? Claimed clairvoyance.

  • 1546
    England  Neville, Henry m Tried for trying to study the
    king’s lifespan by divination.

  • 1560
    England H Men, together with P in orders confessed to conjuration, and
    have been launched after swearing to abstain from such acts within the
    future.

  • 1562
    England Douglas, Lady Margaret Countess
    of Lennox

    Tried for trying to study the Queen’s lifespan by divination.

  • 1564
    England, Essex, Clch Lowys, Elizabeth Assizes S/21 (aka Howes),
    Elizabeth Convicted and sentenced to hold. She pleaded Pregnancy. In
    March 1565, she was discovered to be not pregnant, and the ultimate
    disposition is unknown.

  • 1565
    England, York More, Edward m Given Penance. Grandson of Thomas More.

  • 1565
    England, Kent Byden, Joan f Hanged 1566 England, Chelmsford B
    Waterhouse, Agnes Hanged. She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex. A
    sixty three yr previous widow, charged with witching William Fynee  First
    use of Spectral proof?

  • 1566 
    England, Chelmsford Waterhouse, Joanf Acquitted. She comes from
    Hatfield Peverell, Essex. Aged 18, she was accused of witching 12
    yr previous Agnes Brown.

  • 1566
    England, Chelmsford Francis, Elizabeth Jailed. She comes from
    Hatfield Peverell, Essex. Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged with
    witching the toddler youngster of William Auger. She was sentenced to at least one
    yr’s imprisonment.

  • 1566
    England, Dorset, Walsh, John – Hanged.

  • 1566 
    England, York Stabler, Richard m Dismissed on Bond. Physician.

  • 1566
    England Chelmsford Francis Elizabeth f Jailed. She comes from
    Hatfield Peverell, Essex. Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged with
    witching Mary Cocke. She was sentenced to at least one yr’s inprisonment,
    and 4 appearances within the Pillory.

  • 1571
    England, York  Carter, Peter  Dismissed on Bond.

  • 1571
    England, York  More, Edward  Given Penance.  Grandson
    of Thomas More.

  • 1572
    England, York, Wyerhorne, Roger – Hanged.

  • 1574
    England, Barking  Arnold (fnu)  Hanged.

  • 1574
    England, Agnes Bridges  and Rachael Pindar  counterfeited
    possession to accusse.

  • 1574
    England  Chaundeler, Alice  Hanged.

  • 1579 
    Mother of Ellen Smith, Hanged  at Chelmsford.

  • 1575
    England, Kent Mildred Nerrington accused an previous lady of Witchcraft.

  • 1578
    England, Dorset, Woman Hanged.

  • 1578
    England, Essex Stanton, Margery  Found Guilty of bewitching a
    gelding 1578 England, York M Milner, Janet f Accused by Robert
    Singleton, he was made to apologize.

  • 1578
    England, York  Webster, Margaret  – Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Abington  Stiles, Elizabeth  Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Abington  Dutten, Mother (fnu)  Hanged.

  • 1579
    England, Abington  Devell, Mother (fnu)  Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Abington  Margaret, Mother (fnu)  Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Smith, Ellen  Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Nokes, Alice Hanged.

  • 1579 
    England, Stanton, Margery  Aquitted.

  • 1579 
    England, Chelmsford  Francis, Elizabeth  Hanged. She comes
    from Hatfield Peverell, Essex. Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged
    with witching Alice Poole.

  • 1579
    England, Flintshire Elizabeth Orton counterfeited possession to
    accusse.

  • 1582
    England, Kings Lynn  Gabley,  Executed.

  • 1582
    England, Durham  Laws, Allison Sentenced to do penance.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Kempe, Ursula  Hanged after a trial
    held at Chelmsford. St. Osyth is usually known as St. Osees.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Bennet, Elizabeth, Hanged for Bewitching to
    Death. Betrayed by Ursula Kempe.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Newman, Alice Betrayed by Ursula Kempe.
    Convicted however reprieved.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Glascock, Alice Convicted however reprieved.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Turner, Joan  Convicted however reprieved.
    Returned to Prison for a yr.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth M Hunt, Alice f Betrayed by Ursula Kempe and
    Margery Sammon. Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Sammon, Margery  Betrayed by Ursula
    Kempe and Alice Hunt. She was the daughter of a confirmed witch. 
    Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Pechey, Joan  Betrayed by Alice Hunt
    and confirmed by Margery Sammon.  Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Heard, Agnes  Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth Grevell, Margaret Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, St. Osyth  Ewstace, Elizabeth  Acquitted.

  • 1582
    England, Essex, Walton  Robinson, Joan – Hanged.

  • 1583
    England, Kent  Symons, Margaret – Hanged.

  • 1585
    England, London  Hacket, Margaret  Hanged at Tyburn.

  • 1589 

    England, Chelmsford  Cony, Joan  Hanged inside two hours
    after her sentencing. (aka Cunny) Unwed mom of Avice, and
    grandmother of her accuser.

  • 1592
    England, Middlesex  Atkins, Mother.

  • 1593 
    England, Warboys, The three members of the Samuels household (Father,
    Mother, and Daughter) are Hanged based mostly on the phrase of H hysterical
    women. This might have helped present some impetus on the passage of
    the 1604 Anti-Witchcraft Bill.  I.b. One of the accusations was
    that Lady Cromwell, grandmother of Oliver Cromwell was killed by
    witchcraft.

  • 1595 
    England, Brayneford  Calles, Helen, Executed.

  • 1595
    England, Barnett  Newell, John  Executed.

  • 1596
    England  Cockie, Isabel  Burnt at a price of a hundred and five s. A p.

  • 1597
    England, Derby  Wright, Elizabeth  Alice Goodridge’s
    mom. She was convicted, and her disposition is just not recognized.

  • 1597
    England, Derby B Goodridge, Alice  Aged 60, Convicted on the
    testimony of Thomas Darling “The Burton Boy” of
    Burton-upon-Trent. She was sentenced to a years imprisonment, and
    died in jail. Thomas Darling later retracted his proof.

  • 1579
    England, Nottingham William Somers, The Nottingham Boy,
    counterfeited possession to accuse numerous individuals on the insistence
    of John Darrell. Apparently in all instances, Darrell confessed the
    deception through the trials.

  • 1599
    England, London Kerke, Anne  Hanged at Tyburn England.

  • 1599
    England, Lancashire,  Johnson, Margaret  Charged with
    conversing with the Devil.

  • 1600
    England, York  Cleane, Agnes.

  • 1603
    England, Yorkshire  Pannel, Mary,Executed.

  • 1604
    England, Berkshire  Pepwell, Agnes  Pepwell – Acquitted.
    Anne Gunter, a 14 yr previous woman, countefeiting a demonic possession.
    I.b. that this was additionally concerning the time that the harsher legal guidelines of
    James I towards witchcraft have been being enacted.

  • 1604
    England, Berkshire  Pepwell, Mary  Acquitted. (See Agnes
    Pepwell).

  • 1604
    England, Berkshire Gregory, Elizabeth  Acquitted. (See Agnes
    Pepwell).

  • 1606
    England, Hertford  Harrisson, Joanna  Hanged.

  • 1606
    England, Hertford  Harrison Daughter of Joanna Harrison.
    Hanged.

  • 1607
    England, Derbyshire  “Several” Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, York  Preston, Jennet  Acquitted.

  • 1612 
    England, Northampton  Barber, Mary  Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Northampton  Browne, Agnes  Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Northampton  Vaughan, Joan  Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Northampton  Bill, Arthur m Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Northampton  Jenkinson, Helen Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Bierley, Ellen Accused by Grace Sowerbutts,
    age 14. Case dismissed.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Bierley, Jennet  Accused by Grace
    Sowerbutts, age 14. Case dismissed.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Southworth, Jane  Accused by Grace
    Sowerbutts, age 14. Case dismissed.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Bullock, Jane  “Of Mossend Farm,
    Newchurch” – Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Bullock, John m Son of Jane Bullock.
    Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Lancaster  Device, Alison Daughter of Elizabeth
    Device. Tried.  Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Lancaster  Device, Elizabeth  “Squintin’
    Lizzie”. Daughter of “Mother Demdike”. Tried. Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Device, James m Son of Elizabeth Device.
    Dimwitted. Tried. Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Device, Jennet Daughter of Elizabeth
    Device. N years previous. Tried. Released.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster Grey, Alice f”Of Colne” Tried.
    Acquitted.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Hewitt, Katherine “Old Mouldheels”.
    Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Lancaster M Howgate, Christopher m Son of “Mother
    Demdike”.
    Tried. Released.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Nutter, Alice f “Of Roughlee”
    Hanged. She might have been merely a Catholic caught within the internet.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Preston, Jennet  Hanged for inflicting
    the dying of Thomas Lister of Westby Hall.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Pearson, Margaret Pilloried for a yr.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Redfearne, Anne  Daughter of Anne
    Whittle. Interrogated & Confessed  Tried Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Lancaster  Robey, Isobel  “Of Widness”
    Hanged.

  • 1612 
    England, Lancaster  Southernes, Elizabeth  “Mother
    Demdike” “Of Malkin Tower”. Interrogated, confessed.
    died in Prison.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Whittle, Anne  “Old Chattox”
    Interrogated on P Apr, Tried. Hanged.

  • 1612
    England, Lancaster  Whittle, Bessie  “Old Chattox”
    Daughter of Anne Whittle. Tried, launched.

  • 1613
    England, Bedford  Sutton (mom)  Hanged. Beaten
    mindless and “Floated”.

  • 1613
    England, Bedford  Sutton, Mary (daughter)  Hanged.

  • 1614
    England  Ellson, Richard m Richard Moore is tried for accusing
    Richard Ellson of Witchcraft.

  • 1615
    England, Middlesex  Hunt, Joan  Hanged.

  • 1616
    England, Kings Lynn  Smith, Mary  Hanged.

  • 1616
    England, Middlesex Rutter, Elizabeth  Hanged.

  • 1616
    England, Leicester Accused by John Smith, the Leicester Boy. Hanged.

  • 1616
    England, Leicester  launched,  died in jail. Accused by
    John Smith, the Leicester Boy.

  • 1616
    England, Enfield  Berrye, Agnes  Hanged.

  • 1618
    England, Lincoln  Flower, Joan  Died earlier than trial.

  • 1618-N
    England, Lincoln  Flower, Phillippa  Hanged.

  • 1618-N
    England, Lincoln  Flower, Margaret  Hanged.

  • 1619
    England, Leicester  Green, Ellen  Hanged

  • 1619
    England, Leicester  Baker, Anne  Hanged.

  • 1619
    England, Leicester  Willimot, Joan  Hanged.

  • 1620
    England, Stafford  Clark, Jane Accused by “The Bilson
    Boy”, William Perry. The costs have been ultimately dropped.

  • 1621
    England, R. Perrot  Guppy, Joan Accused by Edmond Fairfax for
    bewitching his youngsters. The proof was inadequate, they usually
    have been launched.

  • 1621
    England, Yorkshire Fletcher, Elizabeth Accused with 5 others by
    Edmond Fairfax for bewitching his youngsters. The proof was
    inadequate, they usually have been launched. Elizabeth Fletcher was the
    daughter of Mother Foster.

  • 1626
    England  Bull, Edward  Denounced by Edward Dinham.

  • 1626
    England Greedy, Joan denounced by Edward Dinham.

  • 1628
    England, London  Lambe, Dr. John  Not Tried, however crushed to
    demise by a mob at St. Paul’s Cross after he fell from the Duke of
    Buckingham’s favour.

  • 1630
    England, Lancaster Utley, Hanged.

  • 1630
    England, Sandwich, Hanged.

  • 1631
    England, Taunton, Edward Bull, Hanged.

  • 1633
    England, Lancaster, 17 convicted, however all later reprieved by the
    King (together with Mary Spencer and Jennet Device).

  • 1634
    England Three of the accused (by Edmund Robinson) died in jail
    earlier than the swindle was revealed.

  • 1640
    England, London, Dr  Lamb,  Stoned to dying by a mob at
    St. Paul’s Cross (and doubtless confused with 1628, though the date
    *is* given a number of occasions in Robbins).

  • 1643
    England, Newbury Shot by parliamentary forces as she was strolling
    alongside the floor of a river.

  • 1644 
    England  Wanderson, (spouse B)  Executed.

  • 1644 
    England  Wanderson, (spouse P)  Executed.

  • 1645 
    England, Chelmsford  19 have been Hanged on proof of  by the
    Witch Finder General Matthew Hopkins (together with the Manningtree
    Witches).

  • 1645
    England, Chelmsford Clarke, Elizabeth a one legged previous lady. Witch
    Finder General Matthew Hopkins’ 1st “Witch”. Hanged, however
    not earlier than betraying 5 others.

  • 1645
    England, Chelmsford  West, Rebecca  Native of Colchester
    and daughter of an accused witch. She confessed to having married
    the Devil.

  • 1645 
    England, Chelmsford West, Anne  Native of Colchester and
    daughter of an accused witch.

  • 1645
    England, Chelmsford  Mayers, Bridget  Wife of a Seaman,
    plead Not Guilty.

  • 1645
    England, Chelmsford  H have been discovered Guilty, however reprieved.

  • 1645
    England, Chelmsford H have been remanded to the subsequent session of the
    Assizes (A have been nonetheless in jail three years later, A (aged 88, sixty five, 60
    and forty) died in jail earlier than the periods opened).

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Lowes, John  “of
    Branson”. Hanged. A 70 yr previous parson.  Tried by Witch
    Finder General Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645 
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Cooper, Thomas Edward m Hanged.
    Tried by Witch Finder General Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Cooper, Mary 
    Hanged.Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Bacon, Mary  Hanged.
    Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Alderman, Anne 
    Hanged. Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Morris, Rebecca 
    Hanged. Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Fuller, Mary  Hanged.
    Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Clowes, Mary  Hanged. Tried
    by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds,  Sparham, Margery 
    Hanged. Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Fooley, Katherine  Hanged.
    Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Spinlow, Sarah  Hanged.
    Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Limstead, Jane Hanged. Tried by
    Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Wright, Anne  Hanged. Tried
    by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Smith, Mary  Hanged. Tried
    by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Rivers, Jane  Hanged. Tried
    by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, manners, Susan  Hanged.
    Tried by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Skinner, Mary Hanged. Tried by
    Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds, Leech, Anne  Hanged. Tried
    by Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Kent, Faversham, Williford, Joan Hanged. By Witch Finder
    General Matthew Hopkins.

  • 1645
    England, Kent, Faversham,  Cariden, Joan  Hanged.

  • 1645
    England, Kent, Faversham, Holt, Jane Hanged.

  • 1646
    England, Norfolk, Woman Accused by Witch Finder General Matthew
    Hopkins & Co.

  • 1646
    England, Suffolk, It is estimated that there have been 124 individuals accused
    by Witch Finder General Matthew Hopkins & Co., of whom sixty eight have been
    hanged.

  • 1646
    England, Bedford, Woman Accused by Witch Finder General Matthew
    Hopkins & Co.

  • 1646
    England, Cambridge Woman Accused by Witch Finder General Matthew
    Hopkins.

  • 1646
    England, Northampton Woman Accused by Witch Finder General Matthew
    Hopkins.

  • 1646
    England, Huntingdon Woman Accused by Witch Finder General Matthew
    Hopkins.

  • 1648
    England, Norwich, P Women Executed.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Palmer, John  Hanged. He named 14
    accomplices.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Bychance, Mary Hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Widow Palmer Hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Norton. Hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Salmon, John (Sr) Hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Salmon, Joseph d.1684.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Salmon, Judith d.1692 .

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Salmon, John d.1688.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Lamen, Mary  d.1706.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Lamen, John (jr) – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Lamen, Mary  – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans,  Lamen, Joan – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Weston, Mrs Mayer – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Smith, Sarah – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Smith, Anne – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, St. Albans, Knott, Elizabeth – hanged.

  • 1649
    England, Newcastle 14  Hanged.

  • 1649
    England, Newcastle Bulmer, Matthew Hanged.

  • 1649-1658
    England, O-4000 Purportedly killed throughout Cromwell’s tenure.

  • 1650
    England, London Allen, Joan Hanged.

  • 1651
    England, London  Bodenham, Anne Hanged. “Dr. Lamb’s
    Darling”.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone, Wright, Mildred Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone,  Wilson, Anne Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone, Reade, Mary Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone, Ashby, Anne Hanged

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone,  Martyn, Anne Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone,  Browne, Mary Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Kent, Maidstone,  Hynes, Elizabeth Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, Durham, Adamson, Francis Executed.

  • 1652
    England, Durham,  Powle,  Executed.

  • 1652
    England, Worcester,  Huxley, Catherine Hanged.

  • 1652
    England, London Peterson, Joan Hanged at Tyburn “The Witch of
    Wapping”.

  • 1652
    England, London Sawyer, Elizabeth  Hanged at Tyburn.

  • 1653
    England, London  Newman, Elizabeth Executed at Whitechapel.

  • 1654
    England, Ipswich Lakeland, Mother Burned (for the minor treason of
    murdering her husband).

  • 1655
    England, Bury St Edmonds Boram, Hanged. Mother.

  • 1655
    England, Bury St Edmonds, Boram,Hanged. Daughter.

  • 1658
    England  Brooks, Jane  Hanged.

  • 1658-N
    England, Norwich Oliver, Mary  Burned (for the minor treason of
    murdering her husband).

  • 1658
    England, Salisbury, Orchard, Executed.

  • 1660
    England, Cambridge, Young woman interrograted by the scholar Henry
    More. Outcome unknown, date unknown.

  • 1660
    England, Home Circuit Neville, Joan Hanged.

  • 1663
    England, Taunton Cox, Julian  Hanged.

  • 1664
    England, Bury St Edmonds,  Cullender, Rose  Hanged. From
    Lowestoft, Suffolk.

  • 1664
    England, Bury St Edmonds, Duny, Amy  Hanged. From Lowestoft,
    Suffolk.

  • 1664
    England, Taunton  Style, Elizabeth  died in jail.

  • 1668
    England, Norfolk Banister, Mary  Charges dropped.

  • 1674
    England, Northhampton,  Foster, Anne  Hanged (For burning
    barns).

  • 1675
    England, Chester, Baguley, Mary  Hanged.

  • 1682
    England, Exeter,  Lloyd, Temperance Hanged. Modern Bideford is
    in Devonshire.

  • 1682
    England, Exeter,  Edwards, Susanna Hanged. Modern Bideford is
    in Devonshire.

  • 1682
    England, Exeter  Trembles, Mary  Hanged. Modern Bideford
    is in Devonshire.

  • 1684
    England, Exeter Molland, Alice  Hanged.

  • 1691
    England, Frome, Somerset, Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt, on
    costs of bewitching Mary Hill, a younger woman.Died earlier than her trial.

  • 1693
    England B Chambers,  “Widow”  Died in jail as
    a results of torture by “strolling”.

  • 1694
    England, Ipswich,  Elnore, Margaret  Acquitted by Justice
    Sir John Holt for having accepted familiars from her grandmother,
    herself hanged for witchcraft; having witch’s marks on her physique, and
    giving lice to her neighbors.

  • 1694
    England, Bury St Edmonds, Munnings, “Mother” 
    Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt on costs of prognostication
    inflicting a dying; or for casting a spell to trigger the demise of her
    landlord. She was additionally accused of getting a well-known imp within the form
    of a pole cat, and two black and white imps within the form of balls of
    wool.

  • 1695
    England, Launceston, Cornwall,  Guy, Mary Acquitted by Justice
    Holt on costs of prognostication inflicting a dying.

  • 1696
    England, Exeter, Horner, Elizabeth  Acquitted by Justice Holt
    on fees of prognostication inflicting a dying.

  • 1701
    England, Southwark  Moredike, Sarah Acquitted by Justice Holt,
    her accuser, Richard Hathaway, was jailed.

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