C/Egd/1451


Unnamed: 03150
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CaseRefC/EGD/1451
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CaseSystemIdEGD
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CaseStart_date_as_date02/06/62 00:00:00
Case_date6/2/1662
Case_date_as_date02/06/62 00:00:00
Age_at_case28
CaseCommonNameMelivill,Alison
Commissionjusticiary comm issued by parliament
Complaintagainst a witch-pricker
Correspondenceinstructions from James VI concerning witches
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Other_xCourt Book of Orkney
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CharnotesDemonic pact included in wording of commission...
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HumanDeath0
AnimalIllness0
AnimalDeath0
FemaleInfertility0
MaleImpotence0
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LayingOn0
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Midwifery0
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PropertyDamage0
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OtherMaleficiaNotesRaised the wind with a wet cloth wet and a bee...
OtherChargesNotesShe confessed to both
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Nodefence0
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CaseNotesListed in group of 8 but few details.
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Createdate_y.301/31/02 15:01:54
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1451
RefSystemIDEGD
ReferenceID1451
SourceRefRPC
Reference3rd series, vol 1, p 154-5.
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Detailsshe took shape of cat
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaN
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ArrestDate15/4/1697
ArrestDate_as_date04/28/09 00:00:00
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FledDate_as_date06/01/62 00:00:00
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ActionbodyPrivy Council
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ProcessTypeNaN
TrialDate26/3/1631
TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolbooth
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High_status0
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Verdict_yNot Guilty
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Cjtdate18/9/1661
Cjtdate_as_date08/27/61 00:00:00
Circuit0
CircuitnameSouth and West
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TrialNotesNo details
Execution0
ExecutionmethodStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date08/06/61 00:00:00
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Exec_settlementMurebrall
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Exec_countyHaddington
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Exec_NGR_EastingNaN
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Createdate_x.610/09/01 10:47:47
Lastupdatedby_x.6LEM
Lastupdatedon_x.610/09/01 10:47:51
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Createdate_y.610/16/01 10:35:22
Lastupdatedby_y.6LEM
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LocationAuldearn
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Createdate05/21/01 11:13:48
LastupdatedbyLEM
Lastupdatedon10/09/01 12:47:21