C/Egd/1107


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DesTitle_xDr.Dr.
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Notes_xServant to Helen Laying another accused witch....There is a possible note about her in Dalkeith...
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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
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Commissionjusticiary comm issued by parliamentjusticiary comm issued by parliament
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Correspondence'some others' to be executedmany witches are taken and burnt in the Merse
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CharnotesPart of the North Berwick hunt, that revovled ...Part of the North Berwick hunt, that revovled ...
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PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
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DefenseNotesShe used the common defence strategy of trying...She used the common defence strategy of trying...
CaseNotesA copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...A copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1107R/EGD/1107
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SourceRefRPCRPC
Reference2nd S, v3 p. 1452nd S, v3 p. 145
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ExecutionDate_as_date03/01/97 00:00:0011/26/61 00:00:00
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PostTrialNotesTaken to the usual place of execution in Dalke...between 2-4
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