C/Egd/1508


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FirstNameHelen
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CaseStart_date_as_date05/07/62 00:00:00
Case_date28/7/1662
Case_date_as_date07/28/62 00:00:00
Age_at_case65
CaseCommonNameIlson,Helen
Commissionto try witches in Queensferry
Complaintagainst a witch-pricker
CorrespondenceReportage about the 1597 trials
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CharnotesPart of the North Berwick hunt, that revovled ...
DemonicPact0
DevilNotesDevil came to her after her husband died, she ...
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HumanDeath0
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AnimalDeath0
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OtherChargesNotesAccused of harming people and goods by using c...
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Nodefence0
DefenseNotesNo acts alleged
CaseNotesShe was ordered to be released from prison on ...
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Createdate_y.306/12/01 14:53:46
Lastupdatedby_y.3LEM
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ReferenceRefR/EGD/1508
RefSystemIDEGD
ReferenceID1508
SourceRefRPC
Reference3rd series, vol 1, p 208, 245.
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Trial_NGR_EastingNaN
Trial_NGR_NorthingNaN
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WatchingDate_as_date01/11/1629
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ArrestDate15/4/1697
ArrestDate_as_date04/15/97 00:00:00
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FledDate_as_date06/17/06 00:00:00
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Actiondropdate_as_date04/18/50 00:00:00
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ProcessTypeNaN
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TrialDate_as_date01/21/91 00:00:00
TrialPlaceTolbooth
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Verdict_yGuilty
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Cjtorder0
Cjtdate27/8/1661
Cjtdate_as_date09/18/61 00:00:00
Circuit0
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Noreftocentral0
TrialNotesNo details
Execution1
ExecutionmethodStrangle & Burn
ExecutionDate28/1/1591
ExecutionDate_as_date01/28/91 00:00:00
ExecutionPlaceCastle Hill
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LocationNorth Berwick kirk
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Createdate06/29/01 11:09:26
LastupdatedbyLEM
Lastupdatedon05/21/01 11:12:10