C/Egd/1138


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Res_countyHaddingtonHaddington
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CaseStart_date_as_date11/03/29 00:00:0011/03/29 00:00:00
Case_date1/4/16301/4/1630
Case_date_as_date04/01/30 00:00:0004/01/30 00:00:00
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CaseCommonNameLawder,BessieLawder,Bessie
Commissioncommission for executionof Lieutenancy in the West March to Lord Ochil...
Complaintagainst a witch-prickeragainst a witch-pricker
CorrespondenceKing to the AdvocateKing to Lord of Lorne
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Other_xPresbytery minutesWitches burnt in Irvine
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NotEnoughInfo_p11
NotEnoughInfo_s11
WhiteMagic_p00
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Familiars00
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UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
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HumanIllness00
HumanDeath00
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
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PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesIn second trial, she was described as a 'skill...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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CaseNotesVery complicated legal wrangling. She was arr...K. Remy, B. Paton, and M. Tailior were extraju...
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CauseofmaliceFailed business interactionRefusal of alms
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ReferenceID11383665
SourceRefRPCProcess Notes
Reference2nd series, iii, pp. 334, 361-2, 515JC26/9 item 9
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DetailsCorbieto a drunken stable hand
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ArrestDate_as_date12/18/34 00:00:0006/09/49 00:00:00
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PretrialNotesCommissions chart progress from investigation ...Commissions chart progress from investigation ...
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CircuitnameSouth and WestSouth and West
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TrialNotesNo details in RPC about a trial which mentions...No details in RPC about a trial which mentions...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/159128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:0001/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
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PostTrialNotesThe date was given in Calendar of State Papers.Her doom was pronounced on 15 June 1591
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