C/Egd/1116


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Res_presbyteryDalkeithDalkeith
Res_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Res_burghDunbarNorth Berwick
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
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Res_NGR_Northing780780
Ethnic_originEnglishEnglish
MaritalStatusWidowedWidowed
SocioecStatusVery PoorVery Poor
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DesTitle_yLord CliftonhallLord Cliftonhall
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CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
NamedIndividual-1-1
CaseStart_date2/6/16292/6/1629
CaseStart_date_as_date06/02/29 00:00:0006/02/29 00:00:00
Case_date12/7/162912/7/1629
Case_date_as_date07/12/29 00:00:0007/12/29 00:00:00
Age_at_case6528
CaseCommonNameScherar,JanetScherar,Janet
Commissionjusticiary comm. Issued by parliamentfor investigations at Renfrewshire
ComplaintAbout a common ritualagainst a witch-pricker
CorrespondenceDutch gentlewoman from LubeckWoman, and many others
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xCourt book of ShetlandPresbytery records
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NotEnoughInfo_s11
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DemonicPact00
DevilNotesMention of giving her daughter over to the Dev...Devil gave her £12 while she was gathering sti...
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Maleficium00
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DevilWorship00
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Dancing00
Singing00
SingingTextNaNNaN
OtherPracticesNaNNaN
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Food/Drink00
SpecificVerbalFormulae00
SpecificRitualActs00
Familiars00
Shape-Changing00
Dreams/Visions00
UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
Ridingdead00
FolkNotesAfter a horse fell ill, 'a country man' said t...Use of cats to raise winds to sink ships. The...
HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
AggravatingDisease00
TransferringDisease00
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Cursing00
Poisoning00
RecHealer00
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HealingAnimals00
Midwifery00
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PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesLots of damage to crops - kale, flax, hemp, corn.Part of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...
OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...Accused of harming people and goods by using c...
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ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
ClaimedNaturalCauses00
Nodefence00
DefenseNotesShe used the common defence strategy of trying...No words or deeds. Defence argued relevancy of...
CaseNotesListed with 2 others.Listed with 2 others.
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Demonic_TypeServantServant
Demonic_Textsearched for mark'Bund man'
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MaliceRefMA/LA/25MA/LA/1
MaliceSystemIdLALA
MaliceID3067
CauseofmalicePhysical insultRefusal of alms
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MusicalInstrumentRefMI/LA/15MI/LA/15
MusicalInstrumentSystemIdLAJO
MusicalInstrumentID1582
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MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkplayed by James Kirk
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OtherChargesRefOC/LA/411OC/LA/105
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1116R/JO/2836
RefSystemIDEGDJO
ReferenceID11162836
SourceRefRPCDalkeith Presbytery records
Reference2nd series, vol 3, p 156.CH2/424/1.
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Notes_ysame text as JC2/2, Also listed in the High Co...Note on 11/7/1629 that trial to be held on 12/...
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ShapeChanging_TypeAnimalApparition
Detailsto a drunken stable handJackdaw (Kea)
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Trial_countyEdinburghEdinburgh
Trial_burghDalkeithDalkeith
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
Trial_NGR_NorthingNaNNaN
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ArrestDate9/6/164929/1/1706
ArrestDate_as_date11/22/49 00:00:0006/04/34 00:00:00
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FledDate16/3/16244/1597
FledDate_as_date02/16/87 00:00:0004/01/97 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate_as_date09/07/93 00:00:0011/02/89 00:00:00
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TrialDate_as_date07/12/29 00:00:0007/12/29 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolboothTolbooth
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Sentence_yExecutionExecution
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Cjtdate28/1/162928/1/1629
Cjtdate_as_date09/05/29 00:00:0008/27/61 00:00:00
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CircuitnameSouth and WestSouth and West
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TrialNotesFew trial details but presbytery notes trial t...Few trial details but presbytery notes trial t...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/15916/8/1661
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:0011/26/61 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceGallow GreenCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1525P/ST/1328
Exec_presbyteryNaNNaN
Exec_countyAberdeenRenfrew
Exec_burghDalkeithPaisley
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_EastingNaNNaN
Exec_NGR_NorthingNaNNaN
PostTrialNotesNo details.No details.
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MeetingPlaceID308590
MeetingPlace_PlaceShoreKirk
Inversion00
LocationNewtoun DeamDounhill of Spott
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