C/Egd/1059


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Case_date_as_date11/25/28 00:00:0011/25/28 00:00:00
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CaseCommonNameBaird,ElspethBaird,Elspeth
CommissionPrivy Councildivers persons
ComplaintAbout a common ritualbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
Correspondenceabout examining witchesabout James VI and witches
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FolkNotesWyfe of Totmuir designated Margaret Burges as ...Wyfe of Totmuir designated Margaret Burges as ...
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CaseNotesElspeth Baird was mentioned in documents perta...Elspeth Baird was mentioned in documents perta...
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Reference2nd S, v2 p. 494JC26/9 item 1 'Margaret Burges bundle'
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TrialNotesThere may well have been more people who made ...There may well have been more people who made ...
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PostTrialNotesNote in Margaret Burges's record (C/EGD/1058) ...Note in Margaret Burges's record (C/EGD/1058) ...
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