C/Egd/1042


Unnamed: 06566
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DesTitle_xDr.Dr.
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Age_x4953
Age_estcareer_x00
Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementLeithLeith
Res_parishP/ST/33P/ST/33
Res_presbyteryEdinburghEdinburgh
Res_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Res_burghDunbarDunbar
Res_NGR_LettersNSNS
Res_NGR_Easting130182
Res_NGR_Northing780780
Ethnic_originGaelEnglish
MaritalStatusMarriedMarried
SocioecStatusMiddlingMiddling
Occupation_xShop-keeperSchool teacher
Notes_xWife of a portioner, money lending, had many s...There is a possible note about her in Dalkeith...
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Createdate_x05/15/01 11:06:5105/15/01 11:06:51
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Lastupdatedon_x12/06/02 12:18:0912/06/02 12:18:09
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SurnameLecockLecock
FirstnameJamesJames
Alias_yMoscropMoscrop
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DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallLord Cliftonhall
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Age_estchild_y00
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CaseRefC/EGD/1042C/EGD/1042
CaseId10421042
CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
NamedIndividual-1-1
CaseStart_date10/7/162810/7/1628
CaseStart_date_as_date07/10/28 00:00:0007/10/28 00:00:00
Case_date27/9/162827/9/1628
Case_date_as_date09/27/28 00:00:0009/27/28 00:00:00
Age_at_case6549
CaseCommonNameDempstar,AlesounDempstar,Alesoun
Commissioncertane wemenutheris to be dilate and aprrehendit
Complaintbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...bailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
Correspondencecommentary about 1590-1many witches are taken and burnt in the Merse
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xfor tryal and torture of witchesCourt Book of Orkney
Suspects_text31
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Other_s00
OtherTextwitch for hireincest
NotEnoughInfo_p11
NotEnoughInfo_s11
WhiteMagic_p00
WhiteMagic_s00
CharnotesMarioun Mitchell (c/egd/1018) supposedly named...Marioun Mitchell (c/egd/1018) supposedly named...
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DevilNotesBaptised a cat.Devil required her to destroy her nieghbours b...
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Singing00
SingingTextNaNNaN
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MeetingNotesHe confessed to be carried along the water. S...One of the meetings was like a party at sea wi...
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SpecificVerbalFormulae00
SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
Shape-Changing00
Dreams/Visions00
UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
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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
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Cursing00
Poisoning00
RecHealer00
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Midwifery00
DiseaseNotesIllnesses tended to follow quarrels with Young...She took away cow's milk by using a tether. S...
PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesRaised the wind with a wet cloth wet and a bee...Part of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...
OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...Accused of harming people and goods by using c...
ClaimedBewitched00
ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesNo words or deeds. Defence argued relevancy of...Claimed that the only thing in her dittay that...
CaseNotesHe was imprisoned 'in a little hous abone the ...First trial she was acquitted, second trial co...
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DemonicSystemIdLALA
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Demonic_TypeAnti-baptismAnti-baptism
Demonic_Textleft back, under shoulderCane
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ElfFairy_TypeMeeting at 12:00Meeting at 12:00
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MaliceRefMA/LA/26MA/LA/47
MaliceSystemIdLAJO
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CauseofmaliceRefusal of almsPhysical insult
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MusicalInstrument_TypeTrumpWhistle
MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkdevil played it.
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OtherCharges_TypeSorceryMurder
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1042R/LA/3031
RefSystemIDEGDLA
ReferenceID10423031
SourceRefRPCRPC
Reference2nd S, v2 p. 3622nd S, v2 p. 470
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Notes_yWitness statements about other accused witches.list of assize members for both trials. (2 and...
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Motif_TypeSixEschatology
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ShapeChangingID213
ShapeChanging_TypeApparitionApparition
Detailsbedside and bedfoot many timeswhen people were injured
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Trial_countyOrkneyDumfries
Trial_burghEdinburghDalkeith
Trial_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
Trial_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
Trial_NGR_NorthingNaNNaN
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WatchingDate_as_date01/11/162901/11/1629
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ArrestDate5/7/16285/7/1628
ArrestDate_as_date07/05/28 00:00:0007/05/28 00:00:00
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FledDate_as_date07/01/61 00:00:0011/01/61 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate_as_date09/07/93 00:00:0004/18/50 00:00:00
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PretrialNotesShe complained that she was falsely accused of...She complained that she was falsely accused of...
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TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:0009/10/61 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolboothTolbooth
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Cjtdate_as_date09/18/61 00:00:0009/18/61 00:00:00
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CircuitnameSouth and WestNorth
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TrialNotesDid not appear for trial and was declared fugi...There may well have been more people who made ...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/159128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date05/01/49 00:00:0001/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1159P/JO/3539
Exec_presbyteryNaNNaN
Exec_countyEdinburghRenfrew
Exec_burghPaisleyPaisley
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_NorthingNaNNaN
PostTrialNotesThe date was given in Calendar of State Papers.SJC notes that he was definitely executed by 2...
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WeatherModification_TypeStormWhirlwind
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WhiteMagicRefWM/LA/8WM/LA/14
WhiteMagicSystemIdLALA
WhiteMagicID117
WhiteMagic_TypeFinding lost goodsFinding lost goods
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MeetingPlaceRefMP/LA/8MP/JO/299
MeetingPlaceSystemIdLALA
MeetingPlaceID611592
MeetingPlace_PlaceBurnKirk
Inversion11
LocationNewtoun Deamiron gate of Seaton
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