C/Egd/1461


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FirstNameBessie
LastNameProffit
M_FirstnameElizabeth
M_SurnameProfet
Alias_xSpalding
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DesTitle_xDr.
SexFemale
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Age_estchild_x0
Res_settlementNether Keith
Res_parishP/ST/606
Res_presbyteryChirnside
Res_countyBerwick
Res_burghRothesay
Res_NGR_LettersNH
Res_NGR_Easting670
Res_NGR_Northing780
Ethnic_originEnglish
MaritalStatusWidowed
SocioecStatusMiddling
Occupation_xTasker
Notes_xThere is a possible note about her in Dalkeith...
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Createdate_x05/15/01 11:06:51
Lastupdatedby_xjhm
Lastupdatedon_x10/08/02 10:26:59
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SurnameAchiesone
FirstnameThomas
Alias_ythe curate
Patronymic_yMc
DesTitle_yLord Cliftonhall
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Age_y50
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Age_estchild_y0
Occupation_ySenator
RelationshipFather
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Createdate_y08/28/02 10:47:23
Lastupdatedby_yLEM
Lastupdatedon_y07/16/01 09:31:38
CaseRefC/EGD/1461
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CaseSystemIdEGD
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CaseStart_date4/3/1662
CaseStart_date_as_date03/04/62 00:00:00
Case_date4/3/1662
Case_date_as_date03/04/62 00:00:00
Age_at_case35
CaseCommonNameProffit,Bessie
CommissionSundry persons
Complaintbailies complaint about friends of witches vis...
Correspondence3 witches out of Caithness
Chronicle_xNaN
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CharnotesDemonic pact confessed but no other details
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DevilNotesClaimed that she had confessed to demonic pact...
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MeetingNameNaN
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Maleficium0
CommunalSex0
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MeetingNotesShe was accused of wanting to get her father-i...
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Familiars0
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SympatheticMagic0
Ridingdead0
FolkNotesPredicted someone's death. She said the Devil...
HumanIllness0
HumanDeath0
AnimalIllness0
AnimalDeath0
FemaleInfertility0
MaleImpotence0
AggravatingDisease0
TransferringDisease0
LayingOn0
Removalbewitchment0
Quarreling0
Cursing0
Poisoning0
RecHealer0
HealingHumans0
HealingAnimals0
Midwifery0
DiseaseNotesHer childbirth pains for two births were trans...
PropertyDamage0
WeatherModification0
OtherMaleficiaNotesLots of damage to crops - kale, flax, hemp, corn.
OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...
ClaimedBewitched0
ClaimedPossessed0
AdmitLesserCharge0
ClaimedNaturalCauses0
Nodefence0
DefenseNotesClaimed that the only thing in her dittay that...
CaseNotesK. Remy, B. Paton, and M. Tailior were extraju...
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Createdate_x.105/15/01 17:00:16
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OtherChargesID240
OtherCharges_TypeCharming
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Createdate_y.306/12/01 16:06:20
Lastupdatedby_y.3LEM
Lastupdatedon_y.307/03/01 13:29:18
ReferenceRefR/EGD/1461
RefSystemIDEGD
ReferenceID1461
SourceRefRPC
Reference3rd series, vol 1, p 174-5.
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Notes_yRecord of confession.
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Detailsbedside and bedfoot many times
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaN
Trial_NGR_NorthingNaN
Watching0
WatchingDate11/1629
WatchingDate_as_date01/11/1629
Arrest0
ArrestDate15/4/1697
ArrestDate_as_date06/09/49 00:00:00
Fled0
FledDate17/6/1706
FledDate_as_date06/01/30 00:00:00
ActionDropped0
Actiondropdate5/7/1631
Actiondropdate_as_date11/02/89 00:00:00
ActiondroppedbyLA/42
ActionbodyPrivy Council
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PretrialNotesCommission issued after accused had confesse. ...
ProcessTypeNaN
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TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolbooth
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Male_accusers0
High_status0
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Verdict_yNot Guilty
Sentence_yExecution
Cjtorder0
Cjtdate18/9/1661
Cjtdate_as_date08/27/61 00:00:00
Circuit0
CircuitnameSouth and West
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TrialNotesDoom pronounced on 12/11/1661. The PC ordered ...
Execution0
ExecutionmethodStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle Hill
Exec_settlementMurebrall
Exec_parishP/ST/1328
Exec_presbyteryNaN
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PostTrialNotesThe date was given in Calendar of State Papers.
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Inversion0
LocationCowe burn
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Createdate10/09/01 10:04:55
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Lastupdatedon06/06/02 12:55:39