C/Egd/1031


Unnamed: 04243
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FirstNameElspittElspitt
LastNameDuncanDuncan
M_FirstnameElizabethElizabeth
M_SurnameDuncanDuncan
Alias_xCunninghameCunninghame
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DesTitle_xLadyDr.
SexFemaleFemale
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Age_estcareer_x00
Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementNether KeithNether Keith
Res_parishP/ST/660P/ST/660
Res_presbyteryDalkeithDalkeith
Res_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Res_burghJedburghDunbar
Res_NGR_LettersNSNT
Res_NGR_Easting790670
Res_NGR_Northing645780
Ethnic_originEnglishEnglish
MaritalStatusMarriedMarried
SocioecStatusMiddlingMiddling
Occupation_xSchool teacherWeaver
Notes_xFew details.Few details.
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SurnameCondenMakcalzene
FirstnameVioletAleson
Alias_yMoscropof Fowlis
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DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallLord Cliftonhall
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RelationshipFatherHusband
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Lastupdatedby_yLEMLEM
Lastupdatedon_y07/03/01 13:24:0007/03/01 10:48:14
CaseRefC/EGD/1031C/EGD/1031
CaseId10311031
CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
NamedIndividual-1-1
CaseStart_date27/9/162827/9/1628
CaseStart_date_as_date09/27/28 00:00:0009/27/28 00:00:00
Case_date20/11/162820/11/1628
Case_date_as_date11/20/28 00:00:0011/20/28 00:00:00
Age_at_case4931
CaseCommonNameDuncan,ElspittDuncan,Elspitt
CommissionJustic Court of Jedburgh and DumfriesOrder to Justice Deputes
ComplaintAbout a common ritualagainst a witch-pricker
CorrespondenceWoman, and many othersdescription of scepticism about 1590-1 withcra...
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xRequest for commissionPresbytery records
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OtherTextwitch for hireSorcery
NotEnoughInfo_p11
NotEnoughInfo_s11
WhiteMagic_p00
WhiteMagic_s00
CharnotesDemonic pact and charming confessed so include...Demonic pact and charming confessed so include...
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DevilNotesNo pact detailsNo pact details
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Maleficium00
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DevilWorship00
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Dancing00
Singing00
SingingTextNaNNaN
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Food/Drink00
SpecificVerbalFormulae00
SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
Shape-Changing00
Dreams/Visions00
UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
Ridingdead00
FolkNotesPredicted someone's death. She said the Devil...Predicted someone's death. She said the Devil...
HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
AggravatingDisease00
TransferringDisease00
LayingOn00
Removalbewitchment00
Quarreling00
Cursing00
Poisoning00
RecHealer00
HealingHumans00
HealingAnimals00
Midwifery00
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PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesPart of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...In second trial, she was described as a 'skill...
OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...Accused of harming people and goods by using c...
ClaimedBewitched00
ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesSaid that one of her accusers had a grudge aga...Claimed that the only thing in her dittay that...
CaseNoteslisted with 7 others.listed with 7 others.
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Demonic_TypePactionPaction
Demonic_TextgenitalsCane
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ElfFairySystemIdLALA
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ElfFairy_TypeMeeting at 12:00Elfshot
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MaliceRefMA/LA/67MA/JO/106
MaliceSystemIdLALA
MaliceID2624
CauseofmaliceRevengeFailed business interaction
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MusicalInstrumentRefMI/LA/15MI/LA/56
MusicalInstrumentSystemIdLALA
MusicalInstrumentID1515
MusicalInstrument_TypeTrumpTrump
MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkplayed by James Kirk
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OtherChargesRefOC/JO/106OC/JO/106
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1031R/JO/2826
RefSystemIDEGDJO
ReferenceID10312826
SourceRefRPCDalkeith Presbytery records
Reference2nd series, vol 2, p 471, 482.CH2/424/1.
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Notes_yCommissions for trial noted.Presbytery records that accused had confessed ...
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ShapeChanging_TypeApparitionApparition
Detailsto a man caught in a whirlwindwhen people were injured
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Trial_parishP/ST/1328P/ST/1328
Trial_presbyteryDalkeithEdinburgh
Trial_countyHaddingtonEdinburgh
Trial_burghLanarkEdinburgh
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
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FledDate_as_date06/01/62 00:00:0004/01/97 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate_as_date11/26/29 00:00:0007/05/31 00:00:00
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ActionbodyPrivy CouncilHigh Court
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TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:0001/21/91 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolboothTolbooth
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Verdict_yGuiltyNot Guilty
Sentence_yExecutionExecution
Cjtorder00
Cjtdate27/8/166128/1/1629
Cjtdate_as_date09/18/61 00:00:0008/27/61 00:00:00
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TrialNotesno trial details.no trial details.
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/159128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date08/06/61 00:00:0011/13/29 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1525P/ST/1328
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Exec_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Exec_burghAberdeenMusselburgh
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
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PostTrialNotesHer doom was pronounced on 15 June 1591Taken to the usual place of execution in Dalke...
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WhiteMagicRefWM/LA/14WM/LA/21
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WhiteMagic_TypeOpening LockFinding lost goods
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MeetingPlaceRefMP/LA/105MP/LA/68
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MeetingPlaceID168136
MeetingPlace_PlaceHilltopHilltop
Inversion10
LocationBaigbiemureBegbiemure
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