Witches and Witchtrials in France


Compiled by Marc Carlson
It was last edited 9 June 2004

Much of this work was based on the "Calender of Witch Trials" in European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, by Richard Keickhefer.  Please note, this listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but is an ongoing compilation, as this evidence comes out.

France

Date Place # Name Sex Notes and sources:
580c Francia 1 Queen Fredegund f Accused of Sorcery, of poisoning and bewitching the weapons that killed an enemy King (Source: Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 187; Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks.)
1028 France, Aquitaine 1 ??? f Executed for bewitching unto death William of Aquitaine (Source: Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 187)
1239 (5/29) France, Montwimer 180 ??? ? Burned
1245 France, Le Mas Saintes-Puelles 1 ??? f Interrogated for witchcraft, but she managed to convince the inquisitor that she was not heretical, and, in fact, didn't really believe in her own powers (Source: Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 190)
1275 France, Toulouse 1 Barthe, Angela de la f burned  (Source: Etienne-Leon de Lamothe-Langon. Histoire de l'Inquisition en France (Paris, 1829) [*Highly Dubious Source*]; Cited extensively in Hansen, Joseph. Quellen und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des Hexenwahns und der Hexenverfolung im Mittelalter (Bonn, 1901))
1303 France 1 Boniface VIII m Pope charged with Invocation, consultation of diviners, and other offenses, by officials of Philip IV.  (Sources: Pierre Dupuy, Histoire du diffbend d'entre le pape Boniface VIII et Philippes le Bel (Paris, 1655), 101-6, 324-46, 350-62.   Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 450; Hansen, Zauberwahn', 251; Russell,
Witchcraft, 187; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 180-5; Karl Wenck, 'War Bonifaz VIII. ein Ketzer?' Historische Zeitschrift, XCIV (N.S., LVIII) (1905), 1-66; Robert Holtzmann, War Bonifaz VIII. ein Ketzer?', Mitteilungen des Institutsftr Isterichische
Geschichtsforschung
, XXVI (I905), 488-98.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1304 France, Mons-en-Pevele 1 ??? m Sorcerer charged before secular court with responsibility for death of Count William of Jillich.  (Sources: Monumenta Germaniae
historical Scriptores
, XVI, 587; reprinted In Hansen, Quellen, 516f  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 393; Cauzons, Magie, 11, 302; Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1306-14 France (primarily) ? Knights Templar m Prosecution of Templars by ecclesiastical and secular authorities for immorality, blasphemy, and diabolism.  (Sources (A selection): George Archibald Campbell, The Knights Templars their Rise and Fall (London, 1937);   Schuld oder Unschuld des Templerordens Kritischer Versuch zur Losung der Frage (Stuttgart, 1893); Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 238-334; Cauzons, M., II, 221-300; Russell, Witchcraft, 195-8; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 75-98.   Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1307 (10/?) France 36 Knights Templar m died under torture
1308-13 France 1 Guichard of Troyes m Bishop of Troyes tried by secular and ecclesiastical authorities for sorcery (killing of queen and others by Image magic and
potions), Invocation, and other offenses.   (Sources: Abel Rigault, le proces de Guichard Ivique de Troyes (with documents); Guillaume Moffat, 'Guichard de Troyes et les revelations de la sorciere de Bourdenay', Moyen Age, Y.Xl (ser. 2, XII) (1908),310-14; Eubel,'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 29-31; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 335; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 76, 108; Cauzons, Magie, II, 303; Lehugeur, Histoire de Philippe le Long, 415; Lerner, Free Spirit, 69; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 185-92; Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1308 France, Paris 1 Lord of Ulmet m Tried by secular court for poison and sorcery to kill wife, with aid of concubine. (Sources:.  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 354; Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 451; Cauzon, Magie, II, 302f   Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1308 France, Paris 1 ??? f Burned. Concubine of Lord of Ulmet. (See above)
1308 France, Paris 1 ??? f Burned. Other woman in Lord of Ulmet's trial. (See above)
1310 (5/12) France 54 Knights Templar m Burned
1314 (3/18) France 39 Knights Templar m Burned
1314 (3/22) France 1 De Molay, Jacques m Burned.  Last Grand Master of the Templars
1314-5  France, Paris 1 ??? f Woman condemned (evidently by secular court) for sorcery; two men accused by her given royal rehabilitation.  (Sources: Arthur
Auguste Beugnot, ed., les olim, ou registres des arrits "nous par la cour du roi, II (Paris, 1842), 616.   Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 451; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 76; Russell,
Witchcraft, 172.   Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1315 France 1 deMarigny, Enguerrand m Executed.  with his wife and her sister for image magic against Louis X and Charles of Valois. (Sources: Recueil des historians, XX, 612f, 618, 693-6, 700; XXI, 42f, 659-61; X-XII, 158-60; Paris, les granites chroniques, V, 206-20.    Jean Favier, Un conseiller de Philippe le Bel Enguerran de Marigny (Paris, 1963); Eubel, 'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 629;
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 356; Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 45I; Medge, Witchcraft, 76; Russell, Witchcraft, 172.  Kieckhefer,
European witch trials)
1315 France 1 de Monsf, Alips f Hanged. The wife of Enguerrand de Marigny  (see Enguerrand de Marigny)
1315 France 1 ??? f Burned.  Alips de Mons' Sister (see Enguerrand de Marigny)
1315 France   1 Dulot, Jacques m Commited Suicide (or "Done to death") In Prison. A magician implicated by Enguerrand de Marigny (see Enguerrand de Marigny)
1315 France ? Dulot (fnu) f Imprisoned. Wife of Jacques Dulot (see Enguerrand de Marigny)
1315 France 1 de Latihy, Pierre m Tried and released for attacking Philip IV (by witchcraft?).  Bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne (Sources: Recueil des historians, XX,
613; 696;  xxi, 43.   Langlois, 'L'affaire du cardinal Francesco Caetani';   Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1315 France, Paris 3 ??? f Burned for killing the Bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne with potions.   (Sources: Recueil des historians, XX, 614.  Kieckhefer,
European witch trials)

1316        France   1  ?             f
Woman being interrogated implicated Mahaut/Matilda of Artois,
Mother-in-Law of Philip V in using magic to reconcile her daughter
with the King. She may have also used magic against Louis X in
order to secure the Throne for her Son-In-Law.  (Source:
Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 97)
1316        France   1   Gaetani, Francesco       m
Cardinal Gaetani investigated by royal court for image magic
against the king (Louis X or Philip V?), his brother, and two
cardinals.   (Sources: Raynaldus, Annales, a.a. 316, no. 11;
Langlois, 'L'affaire du cardinal Francesco Caetani' (with
commentary).    Lehugeur, Histoire de Philippe le Long, 416;
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 356; Eubel, 'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 628;
Russell, Witchcraft, 172.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1317        France   1   Matilda of Artois         f)
Acquitted.   Mother-in-Law of Philip V; tried for "sorcery" (using
magic to reconcile her daughter with the King. She may have also
used magic against Louis X in order to secure the Throne for her
Son-In-Law). (Sources: Llehugeur, Histoire de Philippe le Long,
168-74, 415; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 357; Russell, Witchcraft, 172.
Kieckhefer, European witch trials; Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle
Ages, 97)
1317        France, Avignon     1   Geraud, Hugues           m
Bishop of Cahors burned by ecclesiastical court, and other
"shadowy figures" tried, for attempt on life of John XXII and
certain cardinals through sorcery.  There was a Jewish magician
implicated.   (Sources: Raynaldus, Annales, a.a. 1317, no.52
Edmond Albe, autour de Jean XXII  Hugues Giraud, eveque de Cahors
L'affaire des poisons et des envodements en 1317 (Cahors, 1904)
(with documents); Guillaume Mollat, Revue pratique d'apologitique,
IV (1907), 753-67; Guillaume Mollat, The Popes at Avignon,
1305-1378 (English ed., London, 1963), 12; Hansen, Zauberwahn,
252; Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 452; Cauzons, Magie,
11, 318-41; Lehugeur, Histoire de Philippe le Long, 415; Cohn,
Europe's Inner Demons, 192.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials;
Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 97)
1317        France, Paris        1  ???           m
Man condemned by secular court for killing several persons by
Invocation and sorcery (wax images baptized by priests).
(Sources: M. E. Boutaric, ed., Invcntaires et documents Actes du
Parkment de Paris, ser. 1, 1I (Paris, 1867), 1ggf  lehugeur,
Histoire de Philippe le Long, 416.  Kieckhefer, European witch
trials-)
1318        France, Avignon    
Proceedings by papal commission against clerics and laymen charged
with magic and Invocation.
There was a specific commission against the Bishop of Prague for
protecting Luciferans In his diocese. (Sources: Hansen, Quellen,
2-4;  Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 193; Kieckhefer, European witch
trials; Joseph Emler, ed., Regesta diplomatica nec non epistolaris
Bohemiae etmoraviae, III (Prague, 1890), 173-6; A. Patschovsky,
Die Anfdnge einer stdndigen Inquisition In Bohmen (Berlin, 1975))
1319        France   1   Jeanne de Latilly        f)
Acquitted; tried by royal court for sorcery against Charles of
Valois. (Sources: lehugeur, Histoire de Philippe leLong, 416;
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 357-.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
1319        France, Carcassonne 1  Delicieux, Bernard       m
Franciscan cleared by ecclesiastical court of charge of sorcery
(attempt on life of Benedict XI), but imprisoned for possessing
book on necromancy and Invocation. (Source: Barthelemy Haureau,
Bernard Dilicieux et l'Inquisition albigeoise, 1300-1320 (Paris,
1877), 143-65 (sentence 198-218); Lea, History of the Inquisition,
III, 45 1 ; Eubel 'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 628; Hansen, Zauberwahn,
253f  Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1319        France, Paris        1  ???           f)
Hearing of woman who confessed sorcery (killing with potions,
image magic); had earlier testified In trial of Guichard of
Troyes.  (Sources: Eubel, 'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 629f  Guillaume
Mollat, 'Guichard de Troyes et les revelations de la sorci'ere de
Bourdenay', Moyen Age, XXI (ser. 2, XII) (1908), 31O-14.
Kieckhefer, European witch trials)
1320        France, Avignon     1   Visconti, Matteo         m
Charged by ecclesiastical authorities with Invocation and sorcery
(image magic to kill John XXII).  (Sources: Eubel, 'Vom
Zaubereiunwesen', 609-25 (with commentaq); Michel, 'Le proc'es de
Matteo et de GaLeazzo Visconti', 307-726.   Hansen, Zauberwahn,
333; Michel, 'Le proc'es de Matteo et de Galeazzo Visconti'; Cohn,
Europe's Inner Demons, 192.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
1320        France, Avignon     1   Visconti, Galeazzo       m
Charged by ecclesiastical authorities with Invocation and sorcery
(image magic to kill John XXII).  (Sources: Eubel, 'Vom
Zaubereiunwesen', 609-25 (with commentaq); Michel, 'Le proc'es de
Matteo et de GaLeazzo Visconti', 307-726.   Hansen, Zauberwahn,
333; Michel, 'Le proc'es de Matteo et de GaLeazzo Visconti'; Cohn,
Europe's Inner Demons, 192.  Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
*DO NOT Confuse with Girolamo Visconti, author of the "Little Book
on Witches (c.1460), and according to Lea's History of the
Inquisition, the inquisitor responsible for the deaths of at least
41 people in Como in 1485*
1320-50     France, Carcassonne 400              ???    ?)
Tried by Inquisitor for 'magic', and 200 executed. (Source:
Etienne-Leon de Lamothe-Langon. Histoire de l'Inquisition en
France (Paris, 1829), III, 226 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; Cited
extensively in Hansen, Joseph. Quellen und Untersuchungen zur
Geschichte des Hexenwahns und der Hexenverfolung im Mittelalter
(Bonn, 1901); Hansen, Zauberwahn, 326.  See above, pp. 16-18.
Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
1320-50     France, Toulouse    600              ???    ?)
Tried for witchcraft, and 400 executed.  (Sources: Etienne-Leon de
Lamothe-Langon. Histoire de l'Inquisition en France (Paris, 1829),
III, 226 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; Cited extensively in Hansen,
Joseph. Quellen und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des Hexenwahns
und der Hexenverfolung im Mittelalter (Bonn, 1901); Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 326; Lea, Materials, 1, 23 2- See above, pp. 16-18.
Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
1321        France, Poitiers    6   ???           ?
In proceedings against Cathar and Waldensian heretics, man and 5
women confessed magic; all recanted.  (Sources: Hansen, Quelen,
446f.    Hansen, Zauberwahn, 3 1 i; Lea, Materials, 1, 2,32.
Kieckhefer, European witch trials-)
1323        France, Toulouse    2   ???           m
2 clerics tried by ecclesiastical court for divination.  (Sources:
Hansen, Quelen, 447-9.    Lea, Materials, 1, 230-1  Kieckhefer,
European witch trials-)
1326        France, Agen         3  ???           m
men tried for sorcery and Invocation (to procure storms and
death); one burned, others handed over to papal commission.
(Sources: J. M. Vidal, Bull,aire de l'Inquisition francaise au
XIVE sleek et jusqu',i la fin du Grand Schisme (Paris, 1913), 1
18f  Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 1 93f)
1326        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Men tried for sorcery (attempt on life of Charles IV with 1mage
magic); nephew of pope accused but absolved.  (Sources: Claude
Devic and Joseph Vaissete, Histoire gindrak de Languedoc, X
(Toulouse, 1885), col. 66x-2.   Eubel, 'Vom Zaubereiunwesen', 628;
Lea, History of the Inquisition, 1, 230; Ibid.) III, 458; Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 357-)
1327        France   ?  ??            ?
Certain clerics tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (image
magic against Charles IV) and Invocation.  (Sources: Raynaldus,
4nnaks, a.a. 1327, no. 44; further material In Hansen, Quelien,
671f  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 257.)
1329        France, Carcassonne 1  Recordi, Peter            m
Peter Recordi (Cannelite) imprisoned by Inquisitors for sorcery
(love magic, magic to obtain person's release from prison),
Invocation, and diabolism.  (Sources: Lea, History of the
Inquisition, III, 455, 657-9; cited Hansen, Quelen, 449; Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 312; Russell, Witchcraft, 186; Cohn, Europe's Inner
Demons, 194f.)
1330        France, Carcassone  1  Andrius, Jeanm      burned
1330        France, Carcassone  1  Andrius, Barthelemy      m     burned
1330        France, Carcassone  1  Andrius, Phillippe       m     burned
1330        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Imprisonment of 8 women by Inquisitors for sorcery. (Source: 
Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 211 [*Highly
Dubious Source*]; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 313f See above, pp. 16-28.)
1331        France   1   Robert of Artois         m      Banished
Count Robert of Artois and female associate charged with attempt
on Philip VI and Prince John, and with other sorcery (killing
through use of wax images) (Source: Hansen, Zauberwahn, 357.)
1331        France   1  ???           f      Burned.
"Female associate" of Count Robert of Artois (Source: Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 357.)
1331        France   ?  ??            ?
Group of clerics and laymen tried by ecclesiastical court for
sorcery against Philip VI.  (Sources: Hansen, Quellen, 7f. 
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 257; Lynn Thorndike, 4 History of Magic and
Experimental Science, III (New York and London, 1934), 3I;
Russell, Witchcraft, 172,.)
1331        France, Dauphine    ?   ??            ?
Woman tried by secular court for magic and sorcery (use of amulets
to prevent confession under torture).  (Sources: Archives
De'partementales de l'Isere, ser.  B. MS 4355, first document. 
Marx, Inquisition, 30, 1o8.)
1335        France, Carcassonne 1  Ciceron, Andre            m      burned alive
1335        France, Carcassonne 74 ??            ?
74 persons tried by Inquisitor for heresy, sorcery (killing, love
magic), and diabolism. (Source: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de
l'Inquisition, III, 226-30 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; excerpts
reprinted In Hansen, Quelien, 449f , and Cauzons, Magie, 1I,
356-8; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 3'4; Lea, Materials, 1, 230-3; Baroja,
World of the Witches, 89; Russell, Witchcraft, 181 f See above,
pp. 16-18.)
1335        France, Carcassonne 1  Rodier, Catala            f      burned alive
1335        France, Carcassonne 1  Rodier, Paul  m      burned alive
1335        France, Toulouse    63 ??            ?
63 persons tried by Inquisitor, Including some accused of
diabolism.   (Sources: Lamothe-Langon. Histoire de l'Inquisition.
III. 214-41 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; excerpts In Hansen,
Quellen, 450-3; reprinted In Cauzons, Magie, II, 349-55; English
transl. In Baroja, World ofthe Witches, 806.   Hansen, Zauberwahn,
3I5-I7; Lea, Materials, 1, 23 i; Carlo Ginzburg, 1 benandanti
Stregoneria e culti agrari tra Cinquecento e Seicento (Turin,
1966), 47; Russell, Witchcraft, 18I-5.  See above, pp. 16-18.)
1335        France, Toulouse    1   Delort, Catherine        f      burned
1335        France, Toulouse    1   Georgel, Anna Marie de   f     burned
1336-7      France, Avignon     ?  ??            ?
Priest and layman tried by papal court for sorcery and magic.
(Sources: Hansen, Quelen, 9-i 1.  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 259.)
1336        France, Avignon     ?   ??            ?
Man tried by papal court for ars nigromantica.  (Sources: Hansen,
Quelen, 9.   Hansen, Zauberwahn, 258f )
1336        France, Langres     5+ ???           ?
5 men and unspecified number of women tried by ecclesiastical
court for sortilegium and necromancy.  (Sources: Hansen, Quellen,
8f  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 258.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1336        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Transmission of English necromancer, on papal order, for sorcery
(use of magical tablets).  (Sources: Hansen, Quelen, 8.  Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 258, 362; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 53.)
1337        France, Beziers     2   ???           m
2 clerics tried for having falsely accused bishop of image magic
(during pontificate of John XXII).  (Sources: Hansen, Quelen, II;
Michel, 'Le proces de Matteo et de GaLeazzo Visconti', 326
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 259f; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1338        France, Avignon     ?   ??            ?
2 women tried by ecclesiastical court for diabolism (and
sorcery?).   (Sources: Hansen, Quelen, '3f  Hansen, Zauberwahn,
26o; Russell', Witchcraft, 186f)
1340        France   2  ???           m      Two monks
charged in the attempted bewitching of Philip of Valois (Source:
Robbins, Encyclopedia).
1340        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Priest imprisoned by Inquisitor for magic and blasphemy. (Source:
Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 242. [*Highly
Dubious Source*]; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 331; Russell, Witchcraft,
187.1)
1347        France, Mende        1  ???           m
Priest imprisoned by episcopal court for sorcery (use of wax
tablets) against bishop.   (Sources: Edmond Falgairolle, Un
envoutement en Gevaudan en 1347 (Nimes, 1892) (with document);
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 291 n.1. 362 n.1.; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials)
1350        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Numerous witches tried by Inquisitor, and 22 executed.   (Source:
Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 246 [*Highly
Dubious Source*]; cited In Hansen, Quelen, 454.  See above, pp.
1@18.)
1350c       France, Burgundy    ?  ??            ?
Unspecified number of witches burned by Inquisitors.  (Source:
Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 245 [*Highly
Dubious Source*]; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 332. See above, pp. 16-18.)
1352        France, Carcassonne 48 ???           ?
48 persons tried by Inquisitor for diabolism, Invocation, and
sorcery, and 8 executed. (Source: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de
l'Inquisition, III, 256-58 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In
Hansen, Quellen, 454; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 332; Lea, Materials, 1,
232; Russell, Witchcraft, 185.  See above, pp. 16-18.)
1353        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
68 persons tried by Inquisitor for heresy, magic, and Invocation;
11 executed. (Source: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition,
111, 258-61 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In Hansen, Quellen,
454; Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 534; Russell,
Witchcraft, 185f See above, pp. 16-18.)
1357        France, Carcassonne 52 ??            ?
52 persons tried by Inquisitor for heresy'and witchcraft; 31
executed. (Source: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III,
265 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In Hansen, Quellen, 454.  See
above, pp. 16-18.)
1357        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Unspecified number of persons tried by Inquisitor for heresy,
witchcraft, and diabolism. (Source: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de
l'Inquisition, III, 266 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In
Hansen, Quelien, 454.   See above, pp. 16-18.)
1358        France, Roches       ?  ??            ?
Woman burned by secular court for witchcraft.   Dumont, justice
criminelle, 1I, 69; Hansen, Zaubffwahn, 386, Calendar of Witch
Trials 115)
1371        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
Woman banished by secular court for witchcraft.   Vinette, 'La
sorcefferie dans le Nord', 144.)
1372        France, Halfedanges 2  ???           ?
Man and woman tried for witchcraft. (Sources:  Dumont, Justice
criminelle, I1I, 69; Russell, Witchcraft, 209.; Kieckhefer,
European Witch Trials)
1372        France, Metz         4  ???           ?
Man and 3 women burned for sorcery (wax images, love potions,
etc.). (Sources: Huguenin, Chroniques, 112; reprinted In Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 386 n. 2.   Dumont, justice criminelle, II, 25ff.;
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 386.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1380        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Provost Imprisoned by ecclesiastical court for love magic and
other 1I Calendar of Witch Trials offenses.  (Sources: Louis
Tanon, Histoire des tribunaux de l'Inquisition en France (Paris,
1893), 12if nn.; excerpt In Hansen, Quelen, 454; Paris, les
granites chroniques, VI, 474-6.   Hansen, Zauberwahn, 332; Cohn,
Europe's Inner Demons, 196.)
1385        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
Man tried by secular court for witchcraft.   Villette, 'La
sorceherie 'a Douai', 123f, 170.)
1385        France, Saint-Quentin  ?             ??     ?
Woman banished by municipal court for sorcery and madagogie.   La
Fons, 'Des sorciers', 438 n. 3.)
1387-1400   France, Carcassonne 67 ??            ?
200 persons tried by Inquisitors for heresy and magic; 67
executed.   (Sources: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition,
111, 285 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In Hansen, Quellen, 454;
Lea, Materials, 1, 2,32; Russell, Witchcraft, 219.  See above, pp.
16-18.)
1390        France, Laon         ?  ??            ?
Unspecified number of sorcerers tried; released on order of
Parlement. (Source: Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 460f)
1390        France, Paris        2  ??            f
2 women burned by secular court for sorcery (to inflict impotence)
and invocation.   (Sources: Duples-Agier, Registre criminal, I,
327-62; excerpts In Hansen, Quelien, 518-20.   Lea, History of the
Inquisition, III, 461-3; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 358-; Russell,
Witchcraft, 214; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 196f.)
1390-1      France, Paris       2   ??            f
2 women burned by secular court for sorcery (afliction of illness,
manipulation of affections) and diabolism.  (Sources:
Duples-Agier, Registre criminel, II, 280-343; excerpts In Hansen,
Quelien, 520-3.    Hansen, Zauberwahn, 358-60, 362-4; Russell,
Witchcraft, 214f.; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 197.)
1392        France   ?  ??            ?
Duke of Orleans accused of sorcery (use of wax 1mage baptized by
monk) against Charles VI. (Source: Hansen, Zauberwahn, 364.)
1393        France, Bearn        1  ???           f
Tried for witchcraft by secular court.  (Sources: Lespy, 'Les
sorcieres', 59-; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1397        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
2 men accused by 2 Augustinians of sorcery (infliction of mental
disturbance on Charles VI), but released; Louis of OrLeans accused
by same Augustinians of same sorcery, but not tried; Augustinians
themselves, threatened with torture, admitted sorcery and
Invocation, then beheaded and quartered. (Source: Lea, History of
the Inquisition, III, 465.)
1397        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
2 women executed by secular court for witchcraft. (Source:
Foucault, les proces de sorcellerie, 292.)
1398        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Man executed by secular court for magic (probably sorcery). 
(Sources: Foucault, les proces de sorcellerie, 293. Cf. account of
trial for diabolism involving 2 men, of whom 1 was executed, In
Chroniken der deutschen Staate, XXVI9 107.)
1399        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Man burned for sorcery.   (Source: Hansen, Zauberwahn, 365.)
1400-1499???
France, Paris        1  Perette       f      ?          
??       ?
A midwife who was hired to help in procuring materials to cure a
nobleman with leprosy.   She obtained a stillborn infant and was
charged with witchcraft.  She received a pardon from the King.
(Source: Kieckhefer, Magic In the Middle Ages, 41)
1401        France   ?  ??            ?
Man accused of sorcery (use of wax statuette) against Count
Bernard of Armagnac; no record of judicial proceedings. (Source:
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 365.1)
1401-2      France, Cambrai     ?  ??            ?
Woman tried before secular court for witchcraft.   Villette, 'La
sorcellerie dans le Nord', 144-)
1404        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Report by prevot that bodies hanged on gibbets and bodies of
stillborn babies were being stolen; persons responsible were
suspect of witchcraft; not clear whether judicial proceedings
ensued. (Source: Foucault, les.procds de sorcellerie, 2-93;
Russell, Witchcraft, 209.)
1404        France, Paris        4  ?             ?      ?          
??       ?
3 men and woman burned for pretense of Invocation to cure Charles
VI.  (Source: Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 465; Foucault,
Les proces de sorcerie, 293.)
1406-7      France   ?  ???           m
A group of clerics tried for attempt (with image magic and magical
objects) on life of Benedict XIII and members of Curia.  (Sources:
Pierre Luc, 'Un complot contre le Pape Benoit XIII (1406-07)',
Milanges d'archeologie et d'histoire de l'???cok Francaise de
Rome, LV (1938), 374-402; Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages,
97)
1407        France, Mantes       1  ??            f
Woman tried by secular court for use of sorcery to harm men.
(Sources: DuCange, Glossarium, VII, 535; summarized with excerpt
In Foucault, les proces de sorcelrie, 293f)
1408        France, Lorraine    ?   ??            ?
1 man executed for use of love philtres.  (Sources: Bournon,
Coupures, 23.   Foucault, lesprocds de sorcelkrie, 294.)
1410        France, Carcassonne ?  ??            ?
Geraud Cassendi (a notary) tried before Inquisitorial court for
Invocation and sorcery (use of ritual to Induce love).  (Sources:
Germa'm, 'Inventaire', 305; reprinted In Hansen, Quelen, 454f. 
Lea, Materials, 1, 232; Russell, Witchcraft, 2og; Cohn, Europe's
Inner Demons, 196.)
1412        France, Carcassonne ?  ??            ?
Burning of numerous persons by Inquisitor for sorcery and sodomy. 
(Sources: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 299f.
[*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In Hansen, Quelien, 455.  See
above, pp. 16-18.)
1412        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
29 persons sentenced to penance or 1mprisorunent for witch- craft
and heresy, by Inquisitor. (Sources: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de
l'Inquisition, III, 300 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; cited In
Hansen, Quellen, 455; Russell, Witchcraft, 2I9.  See above, pp.
16-18.)
1417        France, Chambery    ?   ??            ?
Man beheaded by secular court for attempting murder of duke of
Savoy through sorcery; subject had been counselor of duke. 
Victor de Saint-Genis, Histoire de Savoye d'aprds ks documents
originaux, 1 (Charnbe'ry, 1868), 400; cited In Hansen, Quelen,
528; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 384.)
1423        France, Carcassonne ?  ??            ?
"Several" burned.  Various sorcerers and magicians suspect of
heresy burned or imprisoned by Inquisitor.   (Sources:
Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition, III, 307f. [*Highly
Dubious Source*]; Lea, Materials, 1, 232; Russell, Witchcraft, 219
(with erroneous reference to Toulouse).  See above, pp. 16-18.)
1428-47     France, Dauphine, Briancon 167       ??     ?
110 women and 57 men executed by secular court for witchcraft,
especially diabolism.   (Sources: Archives Departementales de
l'Isere, ser. Calendar of Witch Trials 123 Bi MS 4356 (Quintus
liber fachureriorum); Hansen, Quelen, 539-44; Chevalier, Mimoire
historique, 131-5; Marx, L'Inquisition en Dauphini, 213-29. 
Marx, L'Inquisition en Dauphini, esp. 32-47, 84, 110, 125-36 (from
MSS); Hansen, Zauberwahn, 440; Russell, Witchcraft, 216-18;
Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials; Kieckhefer, Magic in the Middle
Ages.)
150 are mentioned as having been killed in 1437, source not known.
1428        France, La Tour du Pin ?             ??     ?
[Date given In Russell, Witchcraft, 256, for trial Of 1438, q.v.]
1428-1434   France, Valais      200+       ???    ?      Executed
1428-1447   France, l'Isere     167        ???    ?      Executed
1430-1      France, Neuchatel   ?  ??            ?
Trials for witchcraft, presumably by ecclesiastical court. 
(Sources: Chabloz, les sorcidres, 51; Frederic-Alexandre
Jeanneret, les sorcidrs dans lepays de Neuchdtel aurse, 16e, et
17e sidck (Locie, 1862), has not been accessible to me.)
1431 (5/31) France, Rouen       1  Jeanne d'Arc  f      (aka Joan of Arc.)   Burned by an ecclesiastical court; witchcraft was included in the original accusations, but was not part of the final charges against her.  (She was declared a Saint in 1920.) (Sources: Pernoud R. Jeanne d'Arc par elle-meme et ses témoins (Paris: Seuil, 1962; reprinted: Livre de Vie, 1975). Published in English as Joan of Arc by Herself and Her Witnesses. Edward Hyams, trans. (London: MacDonald, 1964; New York: Stein & Day, 1966; 1969; Russell, Witchcraft, 261f; Scott, W. S., Walter Sidney. Jeanne d'Arc. (New York. 1974); Smith, John Holland, Joan of Arc (London, 1973);  Pierre Tisset, 'Capture et rancon de Jeanne d'Arc', Revue historique de droit francais et etranger, XLVI (1968), 63-9; Tisset, Pierre and Yvonne Lanhers, eds. and trans. Procès de condamnation de Jeanne d'Arc. 3 vols. Société de l'Histoire de France (Paris: Klincksieck, 1960-1971); Williamson, Alan. private correspondence, 2 Aug 2002)
1432        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
Trial Of 112 subjects by Inquisitor for heresy and superstitious
practices; 16 executed. (Sources: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de
l'Inquisition, III, 341 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; Hansen, Quelen,
456; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 420; Lea, Materials, 1, 232. See above,
pp. 16-18.)
1432        France, Toulouse    16 ???           ?      Executed
1433        France, Toulouse    8   ???           ?      Executed
1435        France, Carcassonne ?  ??            ?
Priest tried by ecclesiastical court for Invocation and
necromancy.   (Sources: Germain, 'Inventaire', 3o6; reprinted In
Hansen, Quelien, 457f   Hansen, Zauberwahn, 420.)
1436        France, Isere        ?  ??            ?
(Source: Reference given In Russell, Witchcraft, for trial in
Dauphine, for which document is preserved In Archives
Departementales de l'Isere; cf. 1428-47, Dauphine.)
1437        France, Macon        ?  ?             ?
Man burned by secular court as enferturier, diviner, and Invoker
of demons.   (Sources: Hansen, Quelien, 546.; Kieckhefer, European
Witch Trials)
1437        France, Nice         ?  ??            ?
Woman burned for witchcraft.   Aubenas, La sor-ciire, 76.)
1437c       France, Autun        ?  ?             ?
Unspecified persons tried by Inquisitor for sorcery,
counter-sorcery, and possibly diabolism.   (Source: Nider,
Formicarius, cited in Hansen, Quellen, 456.; Kieckhefer, European
Witch Trials)
1438        France   1   Vallin, Pierre           m      executed
1438        France, Chamonix    1   Greland, Jeanm
burned with 10 others
1438        France, La Tour du Pin ?             ??     ?
Pierre Vallin executed at order of Inquisitorial vicar, for
diabolism and sorcery (beating spring to Induce storms).
(Sources: Chevalier, Mimoire historique, 135-7; reprinted In
Hansen, Quelien, 459-66, with further materials.   Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 420; Lea, Materials, 1, 233-5; Russell, Witchcraft,
256-6o.)
1438        France, Nivernais   1  ??            m
Man burned by Inquisitor for diabolism.  (Sources: jacquier,
Flagellum, 55; cited In Hansen, Quelen, 14I, 467.)
1439        France, Draguignan  ?  ??            ?
Catherine David tried by Inquisitorial court for sorcery; had
allegedly manipulated her father's affections by administering
potion given by sorcerer (who had received 1t from demon);
acquitted.    Aubenas, La sorcie're (with excerpts from MS).)
1439        France, Neuchatel   ?  ??            ?
Unspecified number of persons executed by Inquisitor for
diabolism.   (Sources: Chabloz, les sorcidres, 8of , 84f.;
Fre'd6ric-Alexandre jeanneret, les sorcie'rs dans lepays de Neuch
dtel au 1Se, 1ee, et 17e si@ck (Locle, 1862), has not been
accessible to me.)
1439        France, Paris        ?  ??            ?
Dominican tried by ecclesiastical and secular authorities for
magic.  Filix Aubert, Histoire du parkment de Paris de l'origine d
Fraqois 1er, .r2So-rSrS, 1 (Paris, 1894), 339f n. 2; summarized In
Hansen, Quelen, 467; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 42I.)
1440        France, Peronne     1   ??            f
Woman banished by municipal court for sorcery.   La Fons, 'Des
sorciers', 438f)
1440(10/26) France, Nantes      1  de Rais, Gilles           m
Gilles de Rais executed by ecclesiastical and secular courts for
Invocation', human sacrifice to devils, sexual perversion, etc.
(Sources: (selection) Lea, History of the Inquisition, III,
468-89; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 421f; Robbins, Encyclopedia, 403-7;
Russell, Witchcraft, 262f)
Prelati, Antonio        (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
Poulein, Bertrand       (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
Corrillaut, Etienne     (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)[Executed]
Blanchu, Etiennette     (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
Blanchet, Eustache      (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
de Sille, Gilles        (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe) [Fled]
Griart, Henri           (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe) [Executed]
Rossignol, Jean         (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe) [dead]
Ceva, Lenono            (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
Martin, Perrine         (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe)
Romulart, Robin         (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe) [dead]
de Briqueville, Roger   (Listed in Murray, Witch Cult in Western
                       Europe) [fled]
1442        France, Dauphine    ?   ??            ?
Woman executed as witch and heretic; case known only from later
record of confiscation.   (Sources: Archives De'partementales de
l'Isere, ser.  B, Ms 4355, second document.   Marx, L'Inquisition
en Dauphine, 126.)
1444        France, Lille        ?  ??            ?
Woman executed by secular court for sorcery.   La Fons, 'Les
medecins', 214.)
1445        France, Rouen        ?  ??            ?
Suppression of books of magic by provincial council; no Indication
of judicial proceedings.   Lea, Materials, 1, 14'f (with
excerpts); Russell, Witchcraft, 339.1)
1445        France, Verdun       ?  ??            ?
Woman burned, apparently for witchcraft.   Dumont, justice
criminelle, 1I, 69; summarized In Hansen, Quelen, 547.)
1446        France, Douai        2  ??            f
2 women burned by municipal court for sorcery; had killed one man
and afflicted others.   (Sources: Fredericq, Corpus documentorum,
III, 83f)
1446-1447   France, Savoy       3  ????          ?      Burned
1447        France, Rouen        ?  ??            ?
Man tried by secular court for Invocation and for dedication of
stillborn child to devil.  (Sources: Floquet, Histoire du
parlement, V, 617; cited In Hansen, Quellen, 552.)
1447c       France, Rouen        ?  ??            ?
Man burned by secular court for recovery of lost goods through
diabolical aid.   (Sources: Floquet, Histoire du parlement, V, 617;
cited In Hansen, Quellen, 552.)
1449        France, Dauphine    ?   ??            ?
Man tried, evidently by ecclesiastical court, for diabolism.
(Sources: Archives de l'Isere, ser.  B, MS 4355, third document. 
Marx, L'Inquisition, 35.)
1450        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
Woman executed by secular court for witchcraft.   Vfllette, 'La
sorcererie 1 Douai', 170.)
1450        France, Peronne     1   ??            f
Woman given public penance for sorcery.   La Fons, 'Des sorciers',
439f)
1450        France, Savoy        ?  ?             ?
Unspecified number of witches tried, presumably by ecclesiastical
court, for diabolism and sorcery (infliction of 1llness and dea@
destruction of crops).   (Sources: Hansen, Quellen, 1 18-22; cited
Ibid., 45 5.   Russell, Witchcraft, 238-42. -; Kieckhefer, European
Witch Trials)
1452        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Man tried by secular court for sorcery.  (Sources: Lespy, 'Les
sorcieres', 60; cited In Hansen, Quellen, 552..  Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 428.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1452        France, Chalon-Saene ? ??            ?
Chalon-Sur-Saone?   Vague reference to prosecution by secular and
ecclesiastical authorities for heresy, Invocation, etc.; precise
charges not specified.   (Sources: Fredericq, Corpus documentorum,
1, 333f  Russell, Witchcraft2 339.)
1452        France, Provins     ?   ??            ?
Woman tried by secular court for diabolism and sorcery (weather
magic, destruction).   (Sources: Fe1ix Bourquelot, 'Les Vaudois du
quinz16me s16cle'. Biblioth@que de 1'.tcok des Chartes, ser. 2,
III (1846), 89-93; abridged reprint 'M" Hansen, Queleni 556-9. 
Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 535; Hansen, Zauberwahn,
443; Lea, Materials, 1, 25'f)
1453        France, Carcassonne ?  ??            ?
Woman tried by ecclesiastical court for Invocation and sorcery.
(Sources: Germain, 'Inventaire', 3o6; reprinted In Hansen2 Quelen2
466.)
1453        France, Evreux       1  Edeline, Guillaume        m
William Adeline (former professor at Paris and prior od Saint-
Germain-en-Laye) degraded and imprisoned by ecclesiastical court
for diabolism; had attended diabolical synagogue to gain favor of
certain knight; devil had instructed him to preach that the sect
of Vaudois was unreal.   (Sources: Hansen, Quellen, 135, 21I, 24If,
467-72; Mart'ene and Durand, Veterum scriptorum amplissima
colkctio, VI, xi ff. (reprinted In Hansen); jacquier, Flagellum,
27 (cited but not reprinted In Hansen); Friedrich, 'Vauderye',
1ggf (excerpt of source printed In full In Hansen).   Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 422; Cohn, Europe's Inner DemOnS, 230.)
1453        France, Marmande    10+??            f
11 or 12 women subject to lynch justice for sorcery (causing
epidemic); 5 burned, 2 died under torture.  (Sources: 'Execution
faite 1 Mannande de plusieurs femmes accuse'es de sorceherie
'(1453)', Bulletin de L'ecole des Chartes, Ser. 2, V (1848-9),
372-6 (with commentary); reprinted In Hansen, Quellen, 559-6i. 
Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 536; Lea, Materials, 1,
252f)
1455        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
2 women tried by secular court for witchcraft.   ViUette, 'La
sorceflerie 1 Douai', 124f, 170.)
1456        France, Falaise     1   Olive, Robertm
Robert Olive burned by unspecified court for diabolism; had killed
children and committed arson.  (Sources: Jules Garinet, Histoire
de la magie en France (Paris, 1818), 108; cited In Hansen, Quelen,
565; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials; Robbins, Encyclopedia says
that he was executed for flyingt o Sabbats.)
1456        France, Metz         ?  ??            ?
Numerous persons tried for sorcery (weather magic, Infliction of
death) by secular court; further burning by Inquisitor; In trial
at Cologne In same year, Information given showing that witches at
Metz confessed to diabolism (flight through air, use of
ointments).   (Sources: Huguenin, Chroniques, 285; reprinted In
Hansen, Quellen, 565f , and cf. Ibid., 567-9, 673.  Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 443; Lea, Materials, 1, 235, 253.; Kieckhefer,
European Witch Trials)
1457        France   ?  ??            ?
Woman tried by Inquisitor for diabolism.  (Sources: jacquier,
Flagellum, 56; cited In Hansen, Quelen, 141, 467.)
1457        France, Aubenas     1   ??            f
Woman condemned to death by secular court as heretic arte
diabolica imbuta.    (Source: Regne, 'La sorceuerie en Vivarais',
48 1.)
1457        France, Aubenas     1   ??            m
Man condemned to death by ordinary court as sorcerer.   (Source:
Regne, 'La sorceuerie en Vivarais', 482.)
1457        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
Woman tried by secular court for witchcraft.   Viuette, 'La
sorceuerie 1 Douai', 170 (from MS).)
1457        France, Metz         4  ??            ?
persons burned for diabolism by secular and ecclesiastical
authorities.   (Sources: Huguenin, ChroniqueS, 287; reprinted In
Hansen, Quellen, 569f   Hansen, Zauberwahn, 443; Lea, Materials, 1,
254.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1458        France   ?  ??            ?
Man and woman (and probably others) tried by Inquisitor for
diabolism; man had been Initiated Into diabolical sect c. 1403-4
(not 1410, as In Hansen) by own mother.  (Sources: Jacquier,
Flagellum, 39f, 56; cf Ibid., 43, 47; partially reprinted In
Hansen, Quelen, 137.)
1458        France   ?  ??            ?
Prosecution for diabolism by Inquisitor.  (Sources: Jacquier,
Flagellwn, 58; cited In Hansen, Quelen, 467.)
1458        France, Chamonix    1   ??            m
Man burned by ecclesiastical court for heresy, idolatry, and
apostasy. (along with the 2 women below)  (Sources: Hansen,
Quelen, 472-4.    Hansen, Zauberwahn, 418; Lea, Materials, 1,
2-35f)
1458        France, Chamonix    2   ??            f
2 women burned by ecclesiastical court for heresy, idolatry, and
apostasy. (along with man above) (Sources: Hansen, Quelen, 472-4. 
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 418; Lea, Materials, 1, 2-35f)
1459-62     France, Arras       34 ???           ?
"Many" burned   Tried by ecclesiastical court for diabolical
sorcery (harm to men and animals) alleged In one case; 12 subjects
burned. This even formed a major source for descriptions of
Sabbats. This is described as the Inquisiton investigating an
outbreak of Vauderie (or Waldensianism), burning four old women,
and a man.  So flagrant were the Inquisition's actions that the
Parlement of Paris and three bishops intervened and ultimately
forced the release of the remaining prisoners, and in 1491 the
parlement "rehabilitated" those who had been executed.)  The
primary arrests were (on the denounciations of the condemned
prisoner Robinet de Vaulx):
1459 (5/9)           1  Grenieres, Deniselle      f     Burned
1459 (5/9)           4  ??            f      Burned
1459 (5/9)           1  Jehan la Vitte            m      Burned
The remainder of the victims were arrested and tortured, and
later, freed. (Sources: Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 230-2;
Duverger, Arthur, La Vauderie dans les etats de Philippe le Bon
(Arras, 1885); Fredocq, Corpus documentorum, I, 345-97 (cf 462);
Ibid., II, 263-6; Ibid., III, 89-113; excerpts In English transl.
In Baroja, World of the Witches;  Hansen, Zauberwahn, 422;
Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials;  Kieckhefer, Magic in the
Middle Ages;  Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 519-34;
Robbins, Encyclopedia;   Russell, Witchcraft, 245;  Singer, Gordon
Andreas, Dissertation? University of Maryland (College Park);
Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xii-xiv)
1459        France, Avalon       ?  ??            ?
4 women and man tried by secular court for witchcraft; witnesses
spoke primarily of sorcery, but confessions dealt with diabolism;
all but one woman condemned.  (Sources: Archives Departementales
de l'Is'ere, ser.   B, MS 4355, fifth document, fol. 1r-49v. 
Marx, L'Inquisition en Dauphine', 3@42, 84f., 1o8 (cf edition of
excerpt, 230).)
1459        France, Chamonix    1   ??            f
Woman burned by ecclesiastical court for heresy, idolatry, and
apostasy.   (Sources: Hansen, Quelien, 474-6.   Lea, Materials, 1,
236f)
1459        France, Dauphine and Gascony         ?      ??         
?
Unspecified number of persons tried by ecclesiastical courts for
witchcraft.   (Sources: Hansen, Quellen, 148; cited Ibid., 466.)
1460        France, Cambrai     1   Jennin, (fnu)?      burned
1460        France, Lille        ?  ??            ?
Woman tried by secular court as witch.   (Sources: La Fons, 'Les
me'decins', 208; reprinted In Fredericq, Corpus documentorum, 1I,
2,65f)
1460        France, Lyonnais    ?   ??            ?
Unspecified number of persons tried, presumably by  t,aienaar
witch Trials ecclesiastical court, for diabolism and sorcery
(infliction of flkess and death to men and animals, abortion, love
magic, weather magic).   (Sources: Friedrich, 'Vauderye', 193-9;
Hansen, Quelen, 188-95 (superior ed.); cited Ibid., 467-)
1460        France, Soissons/Maroilles 1         ??     f
Burned by secular court for sorcery (infliction of death),
performed for sake of clerical client (Sources: La Fons, 'Des
sorciers', 437f; Viffette, 'La sorcerie dans le Nord', 145;
Hansen, Quelen, 575; Lea, Materials, I, 255).
1462        France, Chamonix    8   ??            ?
8 persons burned for diabolism and sorcery (death an  destruction)
by ecclesiastical court.  (Sources: Hansen, Quelen, 47744.   Hans
Zauberwahn, 418.)
1465        France, Peronne     1   Jean de Bourgogne (Count of Nevers) m
subject to dispossession and imprisonment for political purposes,
on pretext of image magic; later restored by court of peers.  La
Fons, 'Des sorciers'. 439-)
1466        France, Douai        ?  ??            ?
Man executed by secular court for witchcraft.   Vinette, 'La
sorcererie 1 Douai', 153, 170.)
1470        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried for witchcraft by secular court.  (Sources: Lespy,
'Les sorcieres', 60.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1470-1      France, Burgundy    ?  ??            ?
Woman burned by ecclesiastical and secular authorities for
witchcraft.   (Sources: Hansen, Quelien, 484f  Hansen, Zauberwahn,
423; Lea, Materials, 1, 237.)
1470        France, Burgundy    2   ???           ?      Burned
1470-6      France, Dauphine    ?  ??            ?
Various persons tried by secular court for witchcraft.  (Sources:
Archives de l'Isere, ser.  B, MS 4355, sixth document.)
1472        France   1  ??            m
Imprisonment of abbot for sorcery against Duke Charles of Guienne;
devil allegedly appeared to abbot In prison. (Sources: Hansen,
Qiwlkn, 579; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 428; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials).)
1472        France, Cambrai     1   ??            m
Deacon condemned by ecclesiastical court for diabolism.  (Sources:
Fredericq, Corpus documentorum, 1, 439.)
1475        France, Bressuire   1  ??            f
Woman executed by secular court for diabolism, sorcery (infliction
of death and illness with image magic), and beneficent magic.
(Sources: Reni Filhol, 'Procls de sorceuerie i Bressuire
(AofLt-Septembre 1475)', Revue historique de droitfranfais et
1tranger, ser. 4, YLII (1964), 77-83.)
1476        France, Peronne     1   ??            f
Woman banished by secular court for sorcery directed against small
boy.   La Fons, 'Des sorciers', 440f)
1477        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried for witchcraft by secular court; died under torture.
(Sources: Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 60; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials)
1479        France, Macon        ?  ??            ?
Priest executed by secular court for witchcraft/Heresy, Sorcery,
and the Diabolic art.   (Source: Foucault, les procds de
sorcellerie, 301.)
1480        France, Aubenas     2   ??            f
2 women charged with witchcraft before secular court.  (Source:
Regme, 'La sorcellerie en Vivame, 482.)
1481        France, Lorraine    ?   ?             ?
Woman executed for witchcraft.   (Search: Dumont, Justice
criminelle, II, 69; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1481        France, Macon        ?  ??            ?
Woman executed for sorcery (child-@g) by secular court. (Sources:@
Foucault, les proc@s de sorcellerie, 302.)
1481        France, Metz         12 ?             f
Tried by secular court for weather magic; reference made to
'master' (implying diabolism?); 9 executed, 2 died in prison.
(Sources: Huguenin, Chroniques, 442; Hansen, Quellen, 58if  Lea,
Materials, 1, 254.; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1481        France, Neuchatel   ?  ??            ?
4 men executed by ecclesiastical court for diabolism.  (Sources:
Chabloz, les sorcieres, 5i-8o (with commentary, and partly In
paraphrase); summarized In Hansen, Quelen, 499f  Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 418; Lea, Materials, 1, 241; Frede'n'c-Alexandre
jeanneret, les sorces dans le pays de Neuchdiel au 15e, 16e, et
17e sicle (Locle, 1862), has not been accessible to me.)
1482        France, Metz         4  ????          ?      burned
1482        France, Monthureux-sur-Saene and Somones)        ?     ??          
?
Woman and 3 men burned for witchcraft.   Dumont, justice
criminelle, 1I, 69; summarized In Hansen, Quelen, 582.)
1483        France, Macon        ?  ??            ?
Woman bumed by secular court for diabo@.  (Sources: Foucault, les
proce's de sorcelkrie, 302.)
1484-6      France, Dauphine    ?  ??            ?
Various persons tried by ecclesiastical court for witchcraft.
(Sources: Archives de 1'lsere, ser.  B. MS 4355, seventh document;
ed.  Marx, L'Inquisition, 235f)
1484        France, Toulouse    ?   ??            ?
11 persons tried by Inquisitor for witchcraft and magic; 2
executed. (Sources: Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition,
III, 379 [*Highly Dubious Source*]; excerpt In Hansen, Quelien,
500; Hansen, Zauberwahn, 424; Lea, Materials, 1, 241- See above,
pp. 16-18.)
1485        France, Chaucy       2  ???           ?      Burned
1485        France, Chauny       3  ?             ?
3 persons tied by ecclesiastical court for witchcraft; 2 burned, 1
beaten and banished.   (Sources: Hansen, Quellen, 5oof  Hansen,
Zauberwahn, 424; Lea, Materials, 1, 24I.; Kieckhefer, European
Witch Trials)
1485        France, Lombardy    41 ????          ?
Burned; judged by 55 year old Inquisitor of Como (Malleus
maleficarum, p.99,111)
1487-8      France, Dauphine    ?  ??            ?
Ecclesiastical trial of Waldensians, accused Inter alia of
attending 'synagogues', though diabolical character of these
assemblies 1s only vaguely suggested.  (Sources: Chevalier,
Monoires historiques, 69-72 nn.; Raymld, Annaks, a.a. 1487, no.
25.   Hansen, Zauberwahn, 4I2.)
1488        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried for witchcraft by secular court; acquitted.  (Sources:
Lespy, 'Les sorcires', 61; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1488        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried for witchcraft by secular court; acquitted.  (Sources:
Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 61; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1488        France, Metz         1  ????          ?      Died in
Prison
1488        France, Metz         35 ???           ?
31 women and 4 men tried by secular court for weather magic; 29
burned.  (Sources: Huguenin, Chroniques, 482 Hansen, Quelien, 586f
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 507; Lea, Materials, 256.; Kieckhefer,
European Witch Trials)
1488 (7/1)  France, Metz        3  ????          ?      Executed
1488        France, Metz         1  ????          ?      Died in
Prison
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman fined by secular court for witchcraft.  (Sources: Lespy,
'Les sorcieres', 63; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried by secular court for witchcraft; reLeased on surety.
(Sources: Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 64; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials)
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman fined by secular court for witchcraft.  (Sources: Lespy,
'Les sorcieres', 64; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried by secular court for witchcraft; acquitted.  (Sources:
Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 62; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried by secular court for witchcraft; reLeased on surety.
(Sources: Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 64; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials)
1489        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried by secular court for witchcraft; reLeased on surety.
(Sources: Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 64; Kieckhefer, European Witch
Trials)
1490        France, Vivarais    1   ??            f
Woman burned by Inquisitor for witchcraft (diabolism, killing
animals).   (Sources: Abbe Garnodier, Recherches archiologiques sur
Saint-Romain-de- lerp et ses environs (2nd ed., Valence, 186o),
2-34 n. 1.  Jules Baissac, les grandsjours de la sorcellerie
(Paris, 18go), 34o n. ' 2(continued from previous egn 'Sorcellerie
en Vivarais' page); R' 6), 482; cited In Hansen, Quelen, 5o6; 1
Hansen, Zauberwahn, 503.)

1491        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman tried for witchcraft by secular court; acquitted. (Sources:
Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 65; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1491        France, Neuchatel   ?  ??            ?
Man burned by secular court for witchcraft.   Chabloz, les
sorci@s, 1o2 (from MS); cited In Hansen, Quelen, 588.)
1492        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman banished by secular court for witchcraft. (Sources: Lespy,
'Les sorcieres', 56; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1492        France, Metz         ?  ?             ?
Woman reLeased from municipal prison on visit of Maximilian 1,
after 1mprisonment over 4 years on charge of witchcraft.
(Sources: Huguenin, Chroniques, 587; Hansen, Quellen, 590.;
Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1493        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Woman fined by secular court for witchcraft.  (Sources: Lespy,
'Les sorciere, 65-7; Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials)
1495        France, Bearn        ?  ?             ?
Trial of unspecified number of persons by secular court for
witchcraft.   (Sources: Lespy, 'Les sorcieres', 67; Kieckhefer,
European Witch Trials)
1497        France, Vivarais    ?   ??            ?
Woman executed for witchcraft by ecclesiastical court.  Source and
literature as above, 1490, Vivarais.)
1497        France, Nancy        ?  ??            ?
Woman tried by secular court for possession and witchcraft.
(Sources: Bournon, COuPu"s, 34.   Foucault, les procis de
sorcellerie, 304.)
1500c       France               1  ???                       ?      Executed
1508        France, Baern        ?  ???                       ?      Mass trials
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1521        France, Besancon    2   ???                       ?      Burned
1529        France, Luxiel       ?  ???                       ?      ?          
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1529(12/18) France, Luxeuil     1  Desle la Mansenee         f     Wife of the
            Jean de la Tour. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1540        France, Rouen        1  Morin, (fnu)              f      burned
1540        France, Rouen        1  de LaRue, (fnu)           ?     Burned
1542-1679   France, Nord        260        ???                ?
            Tried. 81.2% Women (Source: McLachlan, et al. "Witchcraft and
            Rape"; Monter, E. William. "Patterns of Witchcraft in the Jura".
            in Levack.)
1549        France, Lyons        1  ???                       ?      Burned
1549        France, Nantes       7  ???                       ?      Burned
1550c       France               1   Balcoin, Marie           f      burned,
            executed for the deaths of 11 poeple.
1550c       France               1   Amalaric, Madeline       f      burned,
            executed for the deaths of 11 poeple.
1553        Lorraine, Seuche    1   Valtrin, Margurite    f     ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B4444. Reveuville 1554).
1556        France, Bievres     1   ???                       f      Burned alive
            in error.   (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1557        France, Toulouse    40 ???                       ?      Burned     
            (Source: Robbins Encyclopedia)
1594        France, Vosges, Badonville 1  La Grosse, Alison    f     ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing AD Vosges G706. Badonville 1562).
1564        France, Poitiers    1   ???                       m      Burned for
            kissing the goat and dancing back to back  (Source: Robbins,
            Encyclopedia)
1564        France, Poitiers    3   ???                       f      Burned for
            kissing the goat and dancing back to back  (Source: Robbins,
            Encyclopedia)
1568 (9/16) France, Neuchatel   1  Clauda Brunye             f      confess    
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Anciens Archives, B23,
            #1)
1568-1675   France, Neuchatel   318                          ???    ?
            Tried. 81% Women (Source: Monter, E. William. "Patterns of
            Witchcraft in the Jura". in Levack.)
1569 (5/22) France, Colombier   1  Regnaude Beney            f      confess    
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Anciens Archives, A23,)
1569 (5/19) France, Valtravers  1  Clauda Jordan             f      inform     
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Anciens Archives, A23,
            #22)
1571        France               "Many"
1571        France, Paris        1  Trois-Echelles (pseud.)  m      executed   
            A magician, he clamined that there were a hundred thousand witches
            in France (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1573 (5/6)  France, Boudry      1  Clauda Tendron            f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse 130 #15)
1573(10/13) France, Samur       1  Fief, Mary le             f
            accused of witchcraft
1574 (1/18) France, Dole        1  Garnier, Gilles           m
            burned as a werewolf (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1574        France, Paris        "Several" executed
1574        France, Valery-en-Savoie 80      ???              ?      Executed in
            one fire
1574-1659   France, Ajoie       150                          ???    ?          
            Tried. 95% Women (Source: Monter, E. William. "Patterns of
            Witchcraft in the Jura". in Levack.)
1575 (5/25) France, Boudry      1  Aubert, Guillaumette       f     inform      
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Anciens Archives, F23, 
            #32)
1576 (9/25) France, Boudry      1  Gorgerat, Jeanne          f     inform      
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse 130 #12)
1576        France, Tonnerre    1   Pajot, Marguerite        f      executed
1577        Lorraine, St Nicolas 1 Gascon, Mengeotte   f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8941 no 1. St Nicolas 1577).
1577 (8/23) France, Boudry      1  Grellet, Margueron       f     confess    
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse 130, #8)
1577 (8/24) France, Boudry      1  Cherlaud, Jacqua           f     confess     
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse 130, #3)
1577 (8/17) France, Boudry      1  Gauthier, Clauda           f     confess     
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse 130 #12)
1577        France, Courveres   1   Doree, Catherine          f      executed
1578        France               1   Harvilliers, Jeanne      f      Executed
1579 (9/10) France, Boudry      1  Rougemont, Jehanne         f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse  130, #2)
1579 (4/6)  France, Boudry      1  Clauda Pettet             f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse  130, #3)
1579 (5/7)  France, Boudry      1  Collette Garrod           f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; liasse  130, #7)
1580 (4/28) France. Colombier   1  Perrenon Timembart        f     inform
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Chabloz, 274)
1580 (4/28) France, Gorgier     1  Michel Canguillet         f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; Chabloz, 274)
1580 (7/8)  France, Valtravers  1  Thevena Meuron            f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; V.d.T., 1)
1580 (7/8)  France, Valtravers  1  Guyetta Bugnon            f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; V.d.T., i)
1580 (6/22) France, Valtravers  1  Clauda Bugnon             f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; V.d.T., 1)
1581        France               1   Postel, Guilliame de     m
            Tried by inquisition, fled and died in a convent.
1581 (5/1)  France, Valtravers  1  Daniel Myotte             f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; V.d.T., 1)
1581-1591   France, Lorraine    900        ???                ?      Killed,
            boasted to have been executed by Nicholas Remy (exact unknown,
            Remy refers to a 15 year timespan, but he makes no allusions to
            trials before 1581 or after 1591.  He mentions by name 128
            specific condemned witches, although the nessesary records to
            document these are missing) (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia).
1582        France, Avignon     18 ???                       ?      burned     
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1583        Fr,BoisseyenFerez   1   Bonnet, Jean              ?      burned alive
1583 (8/5)  France, Neuchatel   1  Jehanette Grenot          f     inform
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; #60, p. 179)
1583 (2/22) France, Neuchatel   1  Perrenon Gerard           f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 155)
1583 (2/12) France, Neuchatel   1  Anthonia Preudhon         f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 151)
1583 (2/19) France, Neuchatel   1  Jehanne Gamachon          f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 160)
1583 (3/1)  France, Neuchatel   1  Marguerite Junod          f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 165)
1583 (3/27) France, Neuchatel   1  Marguerite Lambert        f     banish
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; #60, p. 171)
1583 (1/19) France, Neuchatel   1  Jehanne Berna             f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 117)
1583 (2/6)  France, Neuchatel   1  Maiie Breguet              f     confess    
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 139)
1583 (1/31) France, Neuchatel   1  Perrenon Debrot           f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; #60, p. 123)
1583 (2/12) France, Neuchatel   1  Madeleine Merlou          f     confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...;  #60, p. 147)
1583 (1/30) France, Neuchatel   1  Elise le Royer            f      confess
            (Source: Monter, Witchcraft in France...; #60, p. 133)
1585        France               1   Fery, Jeanne              f      (Source:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1586        France               1   Martin, Marie            f      executed
1586        France, Paris        1  Sechelle, (fnu)           ?     burned
1586        France, Paris        1  Mirot, Dominic            m      burned
1586        France, Paris        1  Marguerite, (lnu)         f     burned
1588        France, Riom         1  ???                       ?      Executed
1589 (8/1)  France               1   Henry III, King of France      m
            assassinated (Murdered by the Monk, Jacques Clement)
1589        France, Tours        14 ???                       ?      Appealed to King Henry III, his physician examined them and the Parlement of Paris freed them, and the King was then accused of protecting witches. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1591        Lorraine, Jarville  1  La Gross Gorge, Barbe    f     ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B7301 no 1. Jarville, 1581).
1591 (8/17) France, Louviers    1  Fontaine, Francoise       f     Although she publically tried and confessed to a variaty of sexual acts with the "Devil", she was not executed, and it seems lived to a ripe old age. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1592 (7/20) France               1   Rue, Abel de la          m
            of Coulommiers, France, accused of witchcraft
1593 (10/2) France               1   Rosseau, (fnu)           m
            accused of witchcraft
1593 (10/2) France               1   Rosseau, (fnu)(daughter) f
            accused of witchcraft
1594        Lorraine, Seuche    1   Colin, Jacotte    f     ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B2512. Seuche 1594).
1595        France, Toulouse    9   ???                       ?      Executed
1596    Lorraine, St. Dié 1  Le Masson, Marion         f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8678 no 2. St Dié 1596).
1596 (6 Aug)Lorraine, Charmes 1  Mallebarbe, Barbe    f      "La Mallebarbe"  Confessed (apparently rather than face torture), Burned (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches).
1596 (3 Sep)Lorraine, Charmes 1  La Romaine, Claudon    f      Implicated by "La Mallebarbe", Burned (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches).
1596 (3 Sep)Lorraine, Charmes 1  La Triffatte, Chesnon    f      Implicated by "La Mallebarbe", Burned (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches).
1597        France               1   Belon, Jean               ?      executed
1597        France               1   Chamoulliard, (fnu)      ?     burned
1597        France, Paris        1  Roulet, Jacques           m     The Lycanthrope of Angiers.  Burned alive for being a werewolf (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1597        France, Rennes       1  d'Autun, Jacques          m     Burned alive for being a werewolf (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1597        France, Riom         1  Porte, Vidal de la        m     condemned for making ligatures against men, as well as against cats and dogs. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1598        France, Angers       1  Roulet, Jacques           m     Sentanced to death for being a werewolf, but an appeal to the Parlement of Paris, the sentance was commuted to two years in an insane asylum (with regular instruction in religion) (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1598        France, Bordeaux    1   Aupetit, Pierre          m      burned
1598        Lorraine, Ste Marguerite 1 Parmentier, Claudette f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8682 no 9. Ste Marguerite 1598).
1598        Lorraine, Ste Marguerite 1 Simonnel, Didielle   f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8682 no 5. Ste Marguerite 1598).
1598(12/14) France, Paris       1  ???                       m      The
            Parlement of Paris sentanced a tailor of Chalons to death as a
            lycanthrope.  It was charged that he decoyed children into his
            shop, or when they strayed into the woods, attacked them and ate
            them.  A cask of bones was purportedly found in his shop.  The
            description was so horrific that the judges ordered the court
            records burned. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1599 (2/20) France, Vesoul      1  Antide Colas              ?      death
            2B3170/48
1600c       France               1   Magain, Perranon         f?
1600c       France               1   Bocal?                    m
1600c       France               1   Biscar, Jeanette         f
1600c       France               1   Ansuperomin (Pseud.)     m
1603        Lorraine, Remémont 1  Charpentier, Catherine   f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8691 no 13. Remémont 1603).
1603        France,              1  Grenier, Jean?           ?      ? (Source:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1621        Lorraine, Fontenay 1 Lausson, Mengeotte     f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B3804 no 3. Fontenay 1620).
1607        France Alcase, Hagenau 27                        ???    ?
            24 Burned, 3 Suicides.
1607        Lorraine             1  Bertrand, Colatte        f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8700 no 1. le Vic 1607).
1608        Lorraine, Essegny   1  La Rondolelatte, Catherine  f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8700 no 1. Essegny 1608).
1608c       France, St Jean de Liuz 1       ???               ?
            Burned alive by mob.
1609        France, Pays de Labourd 600 ????                 ?      Burned, according to the judge Pierre de Lancre (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia).
1610 (2/10) France, Vesoul      1  Dorlady, Fernando         m
            burned for being the Devil's banker
1610 (2/10) France, Vesoul      1  Dorlady, Mansfredo        m
            burned for being the Devil's banker
1610        Lorraine, La Neuville les Raon  1   Charier, Franceatte  M ? ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8704 no 1. La Neuville les Raon 1608).
1611 (4/30) France, Aix-en-Provence  1  Gaufridi, Louis      m     Burned.  A priest, Father Gaufridi (or Gaudifry) was accused by the Sister Madeleine de Demandolx. One source had him burned at 5.00 pm in Marseilles(Sundown of Walpugisnacht?). (Aka "Prince of Sorcerers"(Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia; Briggs, Witches and Neighbors; Remy, Demonolatry).
1611        Lorraine, Brehimont 1  Laurent, Marguitte       f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8708 no 3. Brehimont 1611).
1612        Lorraine, Salonnes 1  Bregeat, Claudon          f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B2192 no 2. Salones 1603).
1614        Lorraine, Pajaille 1  Caillerey, Jean           f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8712 no 1. Paille 1614).
1615        France               1   Leclerc, (fnu)           ?
            condemned for witchcraft
1616 (5/6)  France               1   Leger, (fnu)              ?
            condemmned for witchcraft
1616        France, Orleans     18 ???                       ?      Killed
1617 (7/8)  France               1   Galigai, Leonora         f
            beheaded at the Place de Grieve
1618        France, Londinieres 8  ???                       ?      Hanged
1618        Lorraine             1  Claudon, Nicholas  M ? ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B8721 no 1. 1618).
1618 (3/20) France               1   Audibert, Etienne        m     
            Tried, perhaps condemned.  (aka Stevenote)
1619        France, Labourt      200+      ???                ?      Executed
1619 (6/26) France, Nerac       "Several" condemned
1620        France, Nancy        1  Poiret, (fnu)             ?      burned
1620        France, Nancy        1  Boulay, Anne              f      Burned
1620        Lorraine, Nutting 1 La Moictress, Jehenne     f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B3358 Nutting 1620).
1621        Lorraine, Fontenay 1 Lausson, Mengeotte     f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B3804 no 3. Fontenay 1621).
1622(10/17) France, Waret-la-Chaussee 1 de Chantraine, Anne f      burned
1621        Lorraine, Grandville 1 Thiriat Mengeon Clementine    f  ? (Source: Briggs. Neighbors and Witches (citing ADMM B3813 Grandvillers 1625).
1628        France               1   Desbordes, (fnu)         ?      Burned
1630-1650   France, Carcassone
            200+/1000 (w/600 resulting in Executions) (Source: Etienne-Leon de
            Lamothe-Langon. Histoire de l'Inquisition en France (Paris, 1829)
            [*Highly Dubious Source*; Cited extensively in Hansen, Joseph.
            Quellen und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des Hexenwahns und der
            Hexenverfolung im Mittelalter (Bonn, 1901)]
1630-1650   France, Toulouse
            See Carcassone (Source: Etienne-Leon de Lamothe-Langon. Histoire
            de l'Inquisition en France (Paris, 1829) [*Highly Dubious Source*;
            Cited extensively in Hansen, Joseph. Quellen und Untersuchungen
            zur Geschichte des Hexenwahns und der Hexenverfolung im
            Mittelalter (Bonn, 1901)]
1631        Lorraine    1  Gordel, Dominic          m      Priest
            tortured to death by the Inquisition (Source: Robbins,
            Encyclopedia)
1631        France, Nancy        1  Valee, Melchoir de la    m      burned
1634 (8/18) France, Loudon      1  Grandier, Urbain          m     Burned.  A
            priest, Father Grandier was accused by the "Nuns of Loudon"
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1647 (8/21) France, Louviers    1  Duval, (fnu)              m      Burned.  A
            priest, Father Duval was accused by the "Nuns of Louviers"
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1647 (8/21) France, Louviers    1  Picard, Mathurin          m     Exhumed (he
            had died in 1642) and Burned.  A priest, Father Picard was accused
            by the "Nuns of Louviers" (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1647 (8/21) France, Louviers    1  Boulle, Thomas            m      Burned.  A
            priest, Father Boulle was accused by the "Nuns of Louviers"
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1647 (8/21) France, Rouen       1  Boulle, Thomas            m      Burned
1650        France, Auxonne     2   ???                       ?      Killed by
            Mob
1650c?      France               1   Bonan, Madeline          f      ???
1652(12/12) France, Aix-en-Provence  1  de Demandolx, Madeleine f A nun, she
            was convicted of witchcraft, forced to pay a heavy fine, and
            Perpetual Imprisonment (although she was released in 1662). n.b.
            She was the principle accuser in the Aix-en-Provence case (1611)
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia).
1659        France, Bailleul    1   Looten, Thomas           m      Killed under
            torture by a secular court. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1677-82     France, Paris   "Affaire des Poisons"/"Chambre Ardente" (Source:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia; ????; on 7/13/1709 the official records of
            the investigations and trials were destroyed at the order of Louis
            XIV)
            319 Persons arrested/104 charged
                                36 sentenced to Death
                                4 sentenced to Slavery in the Galleys
                                34 sentenced to Banishment
                                30 Acquitted
            Alluye, Marquise d'
            Bosse (fnu)             son of La Bosse. Arrested 1/4/1679.
            Bosse (fnu)             daughter of La Bosse. Arrested 1/4/1679.
            La Bosse (Marie Bosse)
                                   Arrested 1/4/1679. Burnt alive 5/6/1678. A
                                   fortuneteller and Poisoner.
            Bosse, Francois         son of La Bosse. Arrested 1/4/1679.  Hung
                                   5/6/1678.
            Bouillon, Duchesse de   Exiled by the king.
            de Chasteuil, Francoise Galup
                                   The ringleader of an international poison
                                   supply ring.  Convicted of supplying
                                   poisons as a result of investigations of
                                   the "Chambre Ardente".  He escaped (1677)
            Chaufrain, Jeanne       Mistress of Abbe Guibourg.
            Davot, Pere             Accused of saying black masses.
            Deshayes, Catherine     Aka La Voisin, Catherine Montvoisin  A
                                   fortune teller, she was implicated by La
                                   Bosse. Burned alive for poisoning and
                                   abortion 2/22/1680.
            La Dodee                Committed suicide in prison
            Feuquieres, Marquis de
            La Filastre             Burned alive. A fortuneteller, she
                                   confessed to sacrificing a child to the
                                   Devil, as well as her own newborn child.
            Gerard, Pere            Accused of saying black masses.
            Guibourg, Abbe          Imprisoned for life  (the 66 year old
                                   hunchbacked sacristan of St. Marcel in
                                   Saint Denis, illegitimate son of Henri de
                                   Montmorency).   Confessed to saying black
                                   masses.
            Le LaPere               A fortune teller, implicated with La Voisin
                                   as an abortionist.
            Luxembourg, Duc de      Captain of the King's Guard.
            Mariette, Pere          Accused of saying black masses.
            Montespan, Madame de    former Mistress of the King, she died in
                                   Exile.
            Montvoisin, Marie Marguerite
                                   Imprisoned for life.  Stepdaughter of La
                                   Voisin.
            Poulaillon, Madame de   Banished.  Arrested for having commissioned
                                   La Bosse to poison her husband.
            Romani                  Imprisoned for life
            Le Sage (Lecouret, Adam)
                                   Imprisoned for life.  "A former galley
                                   convict, turned professional witness".  He
                                   accused the priests Pere Davot, Abbe
                                   Mariette, and Pere Gerard of officiating at
                                   Black Masses.
            Soissons, Comtesse de   Warned by the King of her arrest, she fled
                                   the country.
            La Trianon (Catherine Trianon)
                                   Committed suicide in prison.
            Vanens (?)              Arrested as a go between for La Voisin
            La Vigoreaux (Marie Vigoreaux)
                                   Arrested 1/4/1679. Died under torture
                                   before 5/6/1678.  A fortuneteller and
                                   Poisoner.    She had been the accepted
                                   mistress of La Bosse's previous husbands.
1684-1685   France, Rouen        "Several" burned
1691        France, Brie         6  ???                       m      Three
            Shepherds are condened to be burned for causing distemper in
            cattle.  Two others are banished, and one died in jail. (Source:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1718        France, Bordeaux    1   ???                       m      Executed for
            inflicting ligature.   This is often  cited as the last execution
            in France for witchcraft. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1728        France, L'Orient    ?   ???                       ? Several men,
            including one priest are sent to the galleys or banished for
            pretending to reveal hidden treasure by making a pact with the
            devil.  The women implicated were merely repremanded. (Source:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1731        France               1   Girard, (fnu)            m      A priest,
            Father Girard was accused by the Nun, Sister Catherine Cadiere.
            (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1742        France, Dijon        1  Guilladot, Bertrand       m     Priest is
            burned alive for making a pact with the devil.  His confession
            implicated 29 others. (Source: Robbins, Encyclopedia)
1742        France, Dijon        29 ???                       ?      Implicated
            by Father Bertrand Guillandot's confession. (Source: Robbins,
            Encyclopedia)
1745        France, Lyons        5  ???                       ?      After a long
            trial, five people (of the 29 implicated in 1742) were sentanced
            to death (Sources: Robbins, Encyclopedia; Beaune, Les Sorciers de
            Lyons).
1745        France, Lyons        29 ???                       ?      After a long
            trial, 23 people (of the 29 implicated in 1742) were sentanced to
            the Galleys (Sources: Robbins, Encyclopedia; Beaune, Les Sorciers
            de Lyons).
1745        France, Lyons        1  Debaraz, Louis            m      Burned Alive
            for saying sacrilegious masses to locate treasure (Sources:
            Robbins, Encyclopedia; Beaune, Les Sorciers de Lyons).
1922 (2)    France, St. Georges 1  Challiot, (fnu)           ?     murdered


Statistics

1584-1660   France, Besancon    38 ???                      ?
            Tried. 84% Women (Source: Monter, E. William. "Patterns of
            Witchcraft in the Jura". in Levack.)
1554-1661   France, Montebeliard   71                       ???   ?
            Tried. 86% Women (Source: Monter, E. William. "Patterns of
            Witchcraft in the Jura". in Levack.)

Historical Witches and Witchtrials in France. 

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