C/Egd/1411


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Case_date_as_date12/17/61 00:00:00
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CommissionPrivy Council
Complaintagainst a witch-pricker
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DevilNotesThe Devil said he should not desire meat, clot...
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PropertyDamage0
WeatherModification0
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OtherChargesNotesShe confessed to both
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CaseNotesA copy of her confession was sent from Bowes t...
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1411
RefSystemIDEGD
ReferenceID1411
SourceRefRPC
Reference3rd series, vol 1, p 122.
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ArrestDate15/4/1697
ArrestDate_as_date12/14/33 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate_as_date09/07/93 00:00:00
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TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:00
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ExecutionDate_as_date12/17/33 00:00:00
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Createdate09/21/01 13:22:09
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Lastupdatedon10/09/01 11:58:29