C/Egd/1136


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FirstNameMargaretMargaret
LastNameAlexanderAlexander
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Alias_xCunninghameGradoch
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DesTitle_xLadyDr.
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Age_estchild_x00
Res_settlementPickiltillanePickiltillane
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Res_presbyteryHaddingtonHaddington
Res_countyHaddingtonHaddington
Res_burghAberdeenPittemweem
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
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Res_NGR_Northing730780
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MaritalStatusWidowedWidowed
SocioecStatusMiddlingMiddling
Occupation_xVagabondVagabond
Notes_xAccused named by Alexander Hamilton, warlock.Accused named by Alexander Hamilton, warlock.
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SurnameEdingtonDonald
FirstnameThomasPeter
Alias_yMoscropthe bishop
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CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
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CaseStart_date3/11/16293/11/1629
CaseStart_date_as_date11/03/29 00:00:0011/03/29 00:00:00
Case_date3/2/16303/2/1630
Case_date_as_date02/03/30 00:00:0002/03/30 00:00:00
Age_at_case2853
CaseCommonNameAlexander,MargaretAlexander,Margaret
CommissionIssued by parliamentopen commission to try witches
Complaintbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...About a common ritual
CorrespondenceFrom King to the Privy Council3 witches out of Caithness
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Other_xPresbytery Querry re: witch finderskirk session
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HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
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LayingOn00
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Quarreling00
Cursing00
Poisoning00
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PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesPart of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...burned a field of corn
OtherChargesNotescalled to appear in sackcloth for profaning th...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...She used the common defence strategy of trying...
CaseNotesHe was first denounced as a rebel on May 1624 ...A copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...
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ReferenceID11362650
SourceRefRPCHaddington Presbytery records
Reference2nd series, iii, 334, 361-2, 515.CH2/185/4, f38v.
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Notes_yrequest for release from prisonNote in Haddington Presbytery minutes (3/2/163...
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Detailscatshe took shape of cat
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Actiondropdate_as_date07/05/31 00:00:0008/07/61 00:00:00
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PretrialNotesCharts progress of commissions to investigate ...Charts progress of commissions to investigate ...
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TrialNotesNo trial details possibly because suspect died...No trial details possibly because suspect died...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate30/5/163828/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:0001/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceHillsGallow Hill
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PostTrialNotesordered to be executed between 2 and 4 in the ...The date was given in Calendar of State Papers.
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Inversion00
LocationBrum-hoillisElizabeth Lawson's house
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