C/Egd/1104


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LastNameWeirWeir
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M_SurnameWeirWeir
Alias_xCunninghamethe Lanthern
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DesTitle_xEarlDr.
SexFemaleFemale
Age_x5053
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Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementBaruchBaruch
Res_parishP/JO/3540P/ST/1357
Res_presbyteryDalkeithDalkeith
Res_countyLanarkLanark
Res_burghCulrossAberdeen
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
Res_NGR_Easting670130
Res_NGR_Northing780780
Ethnic_originEnglishGael
MaritalStatusMarriedMarried
SocioecStatusMiddlingMiddling
Occupation_xSchool teacherVagabond
Notes_xTheir father was the heir apparent of Logie.Her husband was a merchant
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FirstnameJohnJohn
Alias_yMoscropMoscrop
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DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallLord Cliftonhall
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Age_y741
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Age_estchild_y00
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RelationshipHusbandHusband
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Lastupdatedon_y08/17/01 13:06:3908/17/01 13:06:39
CaseRefC/EGD/1104C/EGD/1104
CaseId11041104
CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
NamedIndividual-1-1
CaseStart_date24/3/162924/3/1629
CaseStart_date_as_date03/24/29 00:00:0003/24/29 00:00:00
Case_date15/4/162915/4/1629
Case_date_as_date04/15/29 00:00:0004/15/29 00:00:00
Age_at_case3149
CaseCommonNameWeir,JanetWeir,Janet
Commissioncommission for executionfrom Presbytery of Dalkeith
ComplaintAbout a common ritualAbout a common ritual
CorrespondenceReportage about the 1597 trialsdescription of scepticism about 1590-1 withcra...
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xPresbytery Querry re: witch findersFast ordered by the Synod because of witches
Suspects_text11
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OtherTextincestturned state's evidence for prosecution
NotEnoughInfo_p11
NotEnoughInfo_s11
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CharnotesPart of the North Berwick hunt, that revovled ...Part of the North Berwick witch hunt. It invo...
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DevilNotesThe information about her demonic pact comes f...The information about her demonic pact comes f...
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DevilWorship00
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Dancing00
Singing00
SingingTextNaNNaN
OtherPracticesNaNNaN
MeetingNotesHe confessed to be carried along the water. S...a)Meeting at 12:00! B)btw 12-1am, renew pact a...
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Food/Drink00
SpecificVerbalFormulae00
SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
Shape-Changing00
Dreams/Visions00
UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
Ridingdead00
FolkNotesOften met the devil and others at 12 o'clock a...Definite fairy things here: Devil in green clo...
HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
AggravatingDisease00
TransferringDisease00
LayingOn00
Removalbewitchment00
Quarreling00
Cursing00
Poisoning00
RecHealer00
HealingHumans00
HealingAnimals00
Midwifery00
DiseaseNotesAccused of causing death of son and daughter-i...She was accused of failing to heal many times....
PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesPart of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...Raised the wind with a wet cloth wet and a bee...
OtherChargesNotescharged with charming in RPC p. 104By 'charmes and malifices' she caused the deat...
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ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesShe used the common defence strategy of trying...She used the common defence strategy of trying...
CaseNotesBrought into the North Berwick stuff.A copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...
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ElfFairy_TypeGroup of fairiesMeeting at 12:00
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MaliceRefMA/JO/73MA/LA/31
MaliceSystemIdLALA
MaliceID9167
CauseofmaliceTauntingRevenge
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Createdate_y.207/04/01 13:47:1208/16/01 09:38:42
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MusicalInstrument_TypeWhistleTrump
MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkdevil played
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1104R/EGD/1104
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ReferenceID11041104
SourceRefRPCRPC
Reference2nd S, v3 p. 1452nd S, v3 p. 145
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Other_yassize ordered to compearinvestigation
Notes_yCommission of investigation issued by the PC.Commission of investigation issued by the PC.
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ShapeChanging_TypeApparitionApparition
DetailsHareflew like a bird
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Trial_countyDumfriesEdinburgh
Trial_burghDalkeithPaisley
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
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WatchingDate_as_date01/11/162901/11/1629
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ArrestDate_as_date04/15/97 00:00:0004/13/97 00:00:00
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FledDate_as_date04/01/97 00:00:0011/01/61 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate1/16317/8/1661
Actiondropdate_as_date08/07/61 00:00:0001/14/34 00:00:00
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PretrialNotesMega-confession where she denied the demonic e...Note in presbytery that the suspects were held...
ProcessTypeNaNNaN
TrialDate9/6/159121/1/1591
TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:0001/21/91 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolboothTolbooth
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Male_accusers00
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Verdict_yGuiltyGuilty
Sentence_yExecutionExecution
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Cjtdate5/9/162927/8/1661
Cjtdate_as_date09/18/61 00:00:0009/05/29 00:00:00
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CircuitnameNorthSouth and West
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TrialNotesdeemed too young for a trial, so was sentenced...described as convicted by an assize and 'brint...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate13/11/162928/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:0001/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1328P/ST/1328
Exec_presbyteryNaNNaN
Exec_countyEdinburghAberdeen
Exec_burghAberdeenAberdeen
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_NorthingNaNNaN
PostTrialNotesPC warrant for execution. Dated 9/7/1629 the ...execution took place at Penston Muir not in Ed...
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WeatherModification_TypeWhirlwindWhirlwind
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WhiteMagicRefWM/LA/8WM/LA/8
WhiteMagicSystemIdLALA
WhiteMagicID146
WhiteMagic_TypeProphesyFinding lost goods
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MeetingPlaceSystemIdLALA
MeetingPlaceID147308
MeetingPlace_PlaceBurnMeadow
Inversion00
LocationNorth Berwick KirkDounhill of Spott
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Createdate07/04/01 12:54:0610/09/01 12:47:18
LastupdatedbyLEMLEM
Lastupdatedon11/18/02 16:18:5410/09/01 12:47:21