C/Egd/1209


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Res_parishP/ST/386P/ST/443
Res_presbyteryKincardine O'NeilDalkeith
Res_countyButeEdinburgh
Res_burghBrechinRothesay
Res_NGR_LettersNTNT
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Res_NGR_Northing874780
Ethnic_originEnglishIrish
MaritalStatusWidowedWidowed
SocioecStatusLairds/BaronLairds/Baron
Occupation_xVagabondSchool teacher
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CaseSystemIdEGDEGD
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CaseStart_date26/5/163026/5/1630
CaseStart_date_as_date05/26/30 00:00:0005/26/30 00:00:00
Case_date10/6/163010/6/1630
Case_date_as_date06/10/30 00:00:0006/10/30 00:00:00
Age_at_case4965
CaseCommonNameSamuelston (Home)Samuelston (Home)
CommissionGardener's wifeDiverse both men and women
Complaintagainst a witch-prickerbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
Correspondence3 witches out of Caithness'some others' to be executed
Chronicle_xNaNNaN
Other_xSeveral witches in DalryPresbytery Querry re: witch finders
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OtherTextturned state's evidence for prosecutionwitch for hire
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WhiteMagic_p00
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CharnotesShe was a party to several healing attempts th...Denounced by Margaret Duchall and confessed to...
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DevilNotesHe kissed her and he had no breath (the man in...The Devil appeared when she was angry with her...
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MeetingNotesShe described many meetings with various combi...Witches' meetings described by P. Lowrie, espe...
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Familiars00
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UnorthodoxReligiousPractice00
SympatheticMagic00
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FolkNotesPredicted someone's death. She said the Devil...Using ulie (oil) spek cammomyle and heart crei...
HumanIllness00
HumanDeath11
AnimalIllness00
AnimalDeath00
FemaleInfertility00
MaleImpotence00
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DiseaseNotesHer childbirth pains for two births were trans...She was accused of failing to heal many times....
PropertyDamage00
WeatherModification00
OtherMaleficiaNotesRaised the wind with a wet cloth wet and a bee...Part of the witches' crew that wanted to destr...
OtherChargesNotesPresbytery accepted that he was guilty of char...Accused of harming people and goods by using c...
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ClaimedPossessed00
AdmitLesserCharge00
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Nodefence00
DefenseNotesNo words or deeds; admits to blasphemyClaimed that the only thing in her dittay that...
CaseNotesThe King was petitioned as well, regarding thi...A copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...
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MusicalInstrument_Textplayed by James Kirkplayed by James Kirk
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1209R/EGD/1209
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ReferenceID12091209
SourceRefRPCRPC
Reference2nd S, v3 p. 541, 5632nd S, v3 p. 541, 563
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Other_yMentioned in another person's dittay.appointing of assessors to her trial
Notes_yordered to confront Jon Neill. Commission for ...ordered to confront Jon Neill. Commission for ...
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Detailswhen people were injuredMargaret Duchill appeared as a cat
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ArrestDate28/4/170929/1/1706
ArrestDate_as_date04/15/97 00:00:0004/15/97 00:00:00
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TrialDate_as_date11/11/61 00:00:0002/04/29 00:00:00
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TrialNotesShe confessed, so very little other informatio...described as convicted by an assize and 'brint...
Execution00
ExecutionmethodStrangle & BurnStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/159128/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date08/06/61 00:00:0006/10/97 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle HillCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrallMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1328P/ST/1525
Exec_presbyteryNaNNaN
Exec_countyRenfrewEdinburgh
Exec_burghAberdeenDumfries
Exec_NGR_LettersNaNNaN
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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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Inversion01
LocationDen betwixt Nidrie and EdmestounColdingham Law
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