C/Egd/1114


Unnamed: 0447448
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LastNameSimsounSimsoun
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M_SurnameSimpsonSimpson
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Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementCraignuikCraignuik
Res_parishP/ST/1357P/ST/443
Res_presbyteryDalkeithDalkeith
Res_countyLanarkLanark
Res_burghRothesayDunbar
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
Res_NGR_Easting670670
Res_NGR_Northing780730
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SocioecStatusUpperMiddling
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Notes_xReputation for 24 years (24+25=49). The first...Reputation for 24 years (24+25=49). The first...
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SurnameSmithMakcalyane
FirstnameBarbaraAleson
Alias_yMoscropof Fowlis
Patronymic_yMcMc
DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallMr.
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Age_estchild_y00
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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_case6515
CaseCommonNameSimsoun,HeleneSimsoun,Helene
Commissioncommission for executioncommission for execution
Complaintbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...bailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
CorrespondenceKing occupied in examining witchesFrom King to the Privy Council
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xFast ordered by the Synod because of witchesPresbytery entry
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WhiteMagic_p00
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CharnotesHard to tell what was going on, but a lot of d...Part of the North Berwick witch hunt. It invo...
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DevilNotesDevil went away from her in whirl of wind.Her servant saw a vision of a man in a white s...
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SingingTextNaNNaN
OtherPracticesNaNNaN
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SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
Shape-Changing00
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UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
Ridingdead00
FolkNotesClaimed that Jonet Great, who was dead, came o...Used a sick man's shirt for diagnosis of bewit...
HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
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LayingOn00
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Cursing00
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DiseaseNotesconfessed to killing her grandson at the Devil...She was accused of failing to heal many times....
PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesThe Devil persuaded him to burn down a house i...In second trial, she was described as a 'skill...
OtherChargesNotesBy 'charmes and malifices' she caused the deat...Accused of harming people and goods by using c...
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ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesSaid that one of her accusers had a grudge aga...Said that one of her accusers had a grudge aga...
CaseNotesA copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...In Oswald's trial (C/EDG/162) it says that her...
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Demonic_Textmeat, clothing or moneyJanet
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MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkdevil played it.
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OtherChargesRefOC/LA/276OC/LA/116
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1114R/EGD/1114
RefSystemIDEGDEGD
ReferenceID11141114
SourceRefRPCRPC
Reference2nd S, v3 p. 1452nd S, v3 p. 145
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Other_yassize ordered to compearSupplication from the Presbytery of Muthill.
Notes_yCommission of investigation also issued by the...Commission of investigation also issued by the...
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DetailsCorbiefor 8 nights, then suffocated a child
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Actiondropdate_as_date08/07/61 00:00:0004/18/50 00:00:00
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Cjtdate_as_date09/18/61 00:00:0009/05/29 00:00:00
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TrialNotesTrial started on 13/4/1697 but was continued u...Note in PC requested that any sentence passed ...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/159128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date09/20/78 00:00:0009/20/78 00:00:00
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Exec_presbyteryNaNNaN
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Exec_burghDalkeithDalkeith
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
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PostTrialNotesShe was ordered to be held in Stirling tolboot...ordered to be executed between 2 and 4 in the ...
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LocationMonkrig above the stob staneNorth Berwick Kirk
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