C/Egd/1048


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Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementWesthousesWesthouses
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Res_presbyteryDalkeithDalkeith
Res_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Res_burghKirkcaldyEdinburgh
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
Res_NGR_Easting670670
Res_NGR_Northing780780
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MaritalStatusWidowedMarried
SocioecStatusMiddlingVery Poor
Occupation_xSchool teacherSchool teacher
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SurnameColoanesVeitch
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DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallLord Cliftonhall
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CaseId10481048
CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
NamedIndividual-1-1
CaseStart_date11/11/162811/11/1628
CaseStart_date_as_date11/11/28 00:00:0011/11/28 00:00:00
Case_date20/11/162820/11/1628
Case_date_as_date11/20/28 00:00:0011/20/28 00:00:00
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CaseCommonNameWatt,WilliamWatt,William
Commissionopen commission to try witchesopen commission to try witches
Complaintagainst a witch-prickerbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
CorrespondenceWoman, and many othersKing occupied in examining witches
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Other_xWatching and wardingGeneral Assembly policy
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CharnotesConfession of pact and charming but no details...Confession of pact and charming but no details...
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DevilNotesNo details of pact.No details of pact.
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SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
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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
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LayingOn00
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Poisoning00
RecHealer00
HealingHumans00
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DiseaseNotesHe said he got the power of charming from the ...She was accused of failing to heal many times....
PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesPart of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...burned a field of corn
OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...charged with charming in RPC p. 104
ClaimedBewitched00
ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesShe used the common defence strategy of trying...No acts alleged
CaseNoteslisted with 7 other accused.listed with 7 other accused.
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CauseofmaliceRefusal of almsBusiness interactions
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MusicalInstrument_TypeTrumpTrump
MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkdevil played it
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ReferenceID10482825
SourceRefRPCDalkeith Presbytery records
Reference2nd series, vol 2, p 482.CH2/424/1.
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Notes_yfinancial accounts of her execution20/11/1628, no pagination. Presbytery minutes ...
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Detailsfor 8 nights, then suffocated a childbedside and bedfoot many times
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Trial_burghEdinburghEdinburgh
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Actiondropdate_as_date11/26/29 00:00:0008/07/61 00:00:00
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PretrialNotesFew details in presbytery minutes but accused ...Few details in presbytery minutes but accused ...
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TrialNotesNo details of trial.No details of trial.
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ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate6/8/166128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date07/11/29 00:00:0001/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
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PostTrialNotesThe date was given in Calendar of State Papers.The date was given in Calendar of State Papers.
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MeetingPlace_PlaceWoodHilltop
Inversion00
LocationKeith BridgeNorth Berwick
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