Witches and Witchtrials in England, the Channel Islands, Ireland and Scotland


Compiled by Marc Carlson
It was last edited 12 July 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.

England

Date Place # Name Sex Notes and sources:
(Late 10thC) England, London 1 ??? f A woman and her son were tried for driving stakes into an image of a man.  She was taken and drowned at London Bridge, while the son escaped and became outlawed.   Earliest known witchhunt in England (Source: Crawford, Jane  "Evidences for Witchcraft in Anglo-Saxon England")
(Late 10thC) England, London 1 ??? m A woman and her son were tried for driving stakes into an image of a man.  She was taken and drowned at London Bridge, while the son escaped and became outlawed.   Earliest known witchhunt in England (Source: Crawford, Jane  "Evidences for Witchcraft in Anglo-Saxon England")
1177 ? 1 Eleanor of Aquitaine f Queen of England.  Duchess of Aquitaine. Eleanor and four witches purportedly poisoned Rosamond Clifford (Source: ?)
1177 ? 4 ? ? Eleanor and four witches purportedly poisoned Rosamond Clifford (Source: ?)
1222 England, Oxford 2 ??? f A young man and two women were brought before the Archbishop of Canterbury, Stephen Langton for crucifying the boy and displaying the stigmata. (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 46)
1222 England, Oxford ??? m A young man and two women were brought before the Archbishop of Canterbury, Stephen Langton for crucifying the boy and displaying the stigmata. (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 46)
1222 England 1 ??? m A Jewish Necromancer was accused of wrapping a boy in the skin of a dead man for divination (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 46)
1279 England, York 1 ??? f John de Kerneslawe killed a witch that had entered his house.  The local clergy had her body burned. (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 47)
1286 England, York 1 Darel, Godfrey m A Cistercian monk of Rievaulx was reported to the Archbishop of York as a practitioner of Witchcraft. (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 48)
1289-90 England 1 de Stratton, Adam m Chancellor of the Exchequer.  Arrested and tried for embezzling, extortion, and sorcery. (Source: Kittridge, Witchcraft in Old and New England, 48)
1301-3 England 1 Langton, Walter m Bishop of Coventry.  Tried by ecclesiastical court for diabolism and acquitted.   (Sources: Flores historiarum, ed.  Henry Richards Luard (Rolls Series, XCV), III (London, 1890), 305f ; Rymer, Foedera, I, Pt IV, 27f (reprinted in part in Hansen, Quellen, 2). Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 451; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 24; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 28f ; Rose, Razor, 64f ; Alice Beardwood, 'The Trial of Walter Langton, Bishop of Lichfield, 1307-12', Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, N.S., LIV, Pt III (Philadelphia, 1964), esp. 7f (with further sources cited in notes).    Kieckhefer, Richard.  European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976.)
1302 England, Exeter 1 Mody, John m Trial for defamation;   Mody had called Reginald Kene's wife a 'wicked witch and thief'.  (Sources: Wright, 'Municipal Archives', 307 (from MS); Kittredge, Witchcraft, 50;  Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1302 England, Exeter 1 ??? f Woman tried by municipal court for dealing with witches and enchanters. (Sources:   Wright, 'Municipal Archives', 307 (from MS); Kittredge, Witchcraft, 5 I; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 29.    Kieckhefer, Richard.  European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1311 England, London ? ??? ? Investigation by Bishop Baldock of sorcery, enchantment, magic, divination, and invocation. (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 51; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1314/15 England 1 Tannere, John m (Aka John Canne) Claimed to be the son of Edward I.  Hanged for attempt to gain crown through diabolical aid; had served devil more than three years. (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 242; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1324 England, Coventry 1 Nottingham, John of m (aka Master John) Died in custody  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 77;. Wedeck, A treasury of Witchcraft)
1325 English, Coventry 1 Robert le Mareschal m He and his lodger Master John of Nottingham and 27 clients (The Burghers of Coventry) were charged before a secular court with employing him and another "necromancer" to use sorcery in an attempt on life of King Edward II, the Despensers, and several other officials.  (Sources: Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xxiii-xxix; excerpt in English transl. in Montague Summers, The Geography of Witchcraft (New York, 1927), 82-4, with original text 189 n.43.  Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 458; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 77; H. G. Richardson, 'Year Books and Plea Rolls as Sources of Historical  Information" Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, ser.4, V (1922), 35; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 29; Kieckhefer, Richard.  European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1325 England, Coventry 27 ??? m Acquitted. Charged before a secular court with employing him and another "necromancer" to use sorcery in an attempt on life of King Edward II, the Despensers, and several other officials.  (Sources: See Robert le Mareschal)
1330 England 1 Edmund m Earl of Kent.  Edward was condemned for obtaining important information from demon, through mediation of friar.  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 53; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1331 England, Southwark 3 ??? m A man tried by royal court for sorcery. along with with a client and his associate.   The subjects claimed to have used image magic only to obtain friendship but the jury determined that intent was murder.
(Sources: Sayles, Select Cases, V, 53-7. Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 1971., 467. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1336 England 1 Altefax, William m Pope Benedict XII wrote to the Bishop of Paris to have William Altefax, nigromanticus de Anglia and with him, his plates (Laminas) that he used in his magical operations. (Sources: Kitteridge, Witchcraft, 53;  Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976).
1337 England, Hatfield 1 ??? m Man tried by manorial court for failure to deliver devil as arranged in commercial transaction; case dismissed.  (Sources: Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1366 England 1 ??? m A certain carpenter died after final reconciliation to the Church, having lived for 15 years with a pact with the devil; There were no recorded judicial proceedings. (Sources: James Tait, ed., Chronica Johannis de Reading et Anonymi Cantuariensis, 1346-1367 (Manchester, 1914), 176, Kittredge, Witchcraft, 242; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, 209; Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1371 England, Southwark 1 ??? m Man tried by royal court for invocation; possessed book for experimenta and Saracen's head for enclosure of demon; disclaimed use of head; released. (Sources:  Sayles, Selected Cases, V, 162; Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 1971., 467. Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)   According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, he was arrested for possessing a Grimoire, a skull and the head of a corpse, and was released on a promise to never again perform magical rituals.
1376 England 1 ??? m A Friar of St. Albans associated with Alice Perrers tried by ecclesiastical court for love magic and image magic directed at king Edward III. (n.b. Although Kieckhefer identifies the friar as Dominican, the monastary at St. Albans was Benedictine.)(Sources: Chronicon Angliae, ab anno Domini 1328 usque ad annum 1388,  auctore monacho quodam Sancti Albani (Rolls Series, LXIV), ed. Edward Maunde Thompson (London, 1874), 97-100. Kittredge, Witchcraft, 78, 105; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 34. Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, ; Bottomley, Abbeys, Monastaries and Churches)
1382 (4/10) England, London 1 Berewold, Robert m Pilloried for pretending to practice the "Art Magic" (Source: Riley's Memorials, pp. 475-6, citing Letter Book H, f.clv.)
1382 England, London 1 Northamptone, William m Pilloried for pretending to practice the "Art Magic" (Source: Riley's Memorials, pp. 475-6, citing Letter Book H, f.clx.)
1385 England, London 1 Brugges, John m Chaplain. One of 2 men tried by ecclesiastical court for magic. They were imprisoned by the Bishop of London "until the church was satisfied". (Sources: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1385-1389, 63; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 56. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1385 England, London 1 Wyghton, John m Tailor.    One of 2 men tried by ecclesiastical court for magic. They were imprisoned by the Bishop of London "until the church was satisfied". (Sources: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1385-1389, 63; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 56. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1388 England, London 1 Tresilian, Sir Robert m Condemned by the Merciless Parliament for other reasons.  He was also found to have been practicing invocation.  (Sources: Thomas Favent, Historia siue narracio de Modo et Forma Mirabilis Parliamenti, ed. May McKissack (Camden Miscellany, XIV) (Camden Society Publications, ser. 3, XXXVII) (London, 1926), 18; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 54; Russell, Witchcraft; Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1390 England, London 1 Berking, John m Arrested for soothsaying, he was sentenced to an hour in the pillory, two weeks' imprisonment, and banishment from the city (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1401 England 1 Kyme, John m ??? (Source: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 58)
1417 England, Sleaford, Lincolnshire 1 Smith, John m Tried for using divination to track a thief (Source: Keickhefer, Magic in the Middle Ages, 192)
1419 England, Canterbury 1 ??? m A chaplain is tried by an ecclesiastical court for magic.  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 80. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976)
1419 England 1 Joan of Navarre f The dowager Queen of England. Joan was accused by Henry V of attempting to kill him by sorcery.  Joan, and a clerical accomplice are imprisoned. (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 79f.; A. R. Myers, 'The Captivity of a Royal Witch: The Household Accounts of Queen Joan of Navarre, 1419-21', Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, XXIV (1940), 263-84, and XXVI (1942), 82-100 (largely from MSS, edited in second section). Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959 places this in 1417.)
1419 England 1 Friar Randolph m Imprisoned.(Joan's Cleric)  (Sources: See Joan of Navarre)
1426 England 2 ??? m Plus unspecified number of associates accused of sorcery (illness and attempt at death), thus provoking inquiry at royal direction. (Sources: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1422-1429, 363.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 80; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 36. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1430 England, London 7 ??? f Imprisoned for attempt on king's life through sorcery. (Sources:   Kittredge, Witchcraft, 83. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1432 England, London 1 Jordemaine, Margery f "The Witch of Eye", a noted diviner.  Arrested with two priests.  Released on bail, and the charges dropped. (Sources: Rymer, Foedera, IV, Pt 4, pp.177f ; Nicolas Harris, ed.,  Proceedings and Ordinances of the Privy Council of England, IV (London, 1835), 114.   Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xi-xii;  Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 467; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 83; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 37. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979   Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1432 England, London 2 ??? m Priests apprehended with Margery Jourdemaine for sorcery, by secular government. The charges are later dropped (Sources: See Margery Jourdemain above)
1432-43 England 1 ??? m A priest accused before the Court of Chancery that he had injured a man's body with sorcery. (Sources:  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 55f ; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 37; Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 1971, 467; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1435 England, Durham 1 ??? f Trial for defamation before ecclesiastical court; 3 men had accused woman of causing impotence through sorcery; woman absolved in an ecclesiastical court. (Sources: Depositions and Other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 7.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 113; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 37-)
1440 England, Winchester 2 ??? ? People tried by ecclesiastical court for necromancy and sorcery. (Sources: Thomson, Later Lollards, 63; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials. Berkeley, 1979)
1441 England 1 Cobham, Eleanor f (Duchess of Gloucester, Wife of Humphrey) Given penance by secular authorities for sorcery in seeking the death of Henry VI.  She had the help of Margery Jourdemaine, and two noted Oxford Scholars, one an astrologer, and the other a physician.  They also wanted to ensure an heir.   According to Wedek, a Treasury of Witchcraft, she was banished for life to the Isle of Man. (Sources:  Rymer, Foedera, V, pt.1, 91-101; A Chronicle of London, ed.  N. H.
Nicolas, 128 (reprinted in Ewen, Witch Hunting, 40, and in Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xv-xvi); John Silvester Davies, ed.,  English Chronicle of the Reigns of Richard II., Henry IV., Henry V., and  Henry VI. (Publications of the Camden Society, LXIV) (London, 1856), 57-60; Thomas Wright, ed., Political Poems and Songs Relating to English History (Rolls Series, XIV), II (London, 1861), 205-8. Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 467; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 81-4; Notestein, History of Witchcraft, 8; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 37f Kieckhefer, European witch trials; Kieckhefer, Magic In the Middle Ages, 60)
1441 England 1 Southwell, Thomas m Tried for Treason (using sorcery in seeking the death of Henry VI).    (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1441 (10/27) England, Smithfield 1 Jordemaine, Margery f "The Witch of Eye", a noted diviner.  Burned by secular authorities for Treason (Using sorcery in seeking the death of Henry VI). (Sources:  Rymer, Foedera, V, pt.1, 91-101; A Chronicle of London, ed.  N. H. Nicolas', 1128 (reprinted in Ewen, Witch Hunting, 40, and in Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xv-xvi); John Silvester Davies, ed.,   English Chronicle of the Reigns of Richard II., Henry IV., Henry V., and Henry VI. (Publications of the Camden Society, LXIV) ,(London, 1856), 57-60; Thomas Wright, ed., Political Poems and Songs Relating to English History (Rolls Series, XIV), II (London, 1861), 205-8. Lea, History of the Inquisition, III, 467; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 81-4; Notestein, History of Witchcraft, 8; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 37f, Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press ; Kieckhefer, Magic In the Middle Ages, 60)
1441 (11/18) England, London 1 Bolingbroke, Roger m Aka Roger Whiche.   A Clerk.  Hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn by secular authorities for Treason (Using sorcery in seeking the death of Henry VI).   (Sources: See Margery Jourdemain, above)
1444 England, London 1 ??? m Man placed on pillory by secular court for invocation (dealing with a 'wycckyd spyryte').  (Source: The Historical Collections of a Citizen of London in the Fifteenth Century, ed.  James Gairdner (Publications of the Camden Society, N.S. XVII) (London, 1876), 185;  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 59. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials. Berkeley, 1979)
1446 England, Durham 2 ??? f Tried as sorceresses; had allegedly obtained husbands for widows; allowed purgation.   (Sources: Depositions and other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 29.   Kittredge, Witchcraft, 107. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1447 or 1448 England, Durham 1 ??? f Woman tried by ecclesiastical court as enchanter (incantatrix). (Sources: Depositions and Other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 29; reprinted in Ewen, Witch Hunting, 10.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 38. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1450 England, Durham 1 ??? f Woman tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery.  (Sources: Depositions and other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 29.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 38; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1450 England 1 Cade, Jack m With others, tried for invocation (summoning devil as black dog).  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 177. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1451 or 1452 England, Durham 1 ??? f Tried by ecclesiastical court for magic.  (Sources: Depositions and other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 33. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1452 England, Durham 1 ??? f Trial in ecclesiastical court for defamation; one woman had accused another of sortilegium, and had spoken of a certain chaplain's profligate infatuation with her (suggestion of love magic?).   (Sources: Depositions and other Ecclesiastical Proceedings, 33; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 38, 60. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1457 England, Hertford 1 ??? m Man abjured of necromancy and herecy  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 38. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1465 England, Norfolk 2 ??? m Tried by royal court for invocation to find treasure.  (Sources: Augustus Jessop, Random Roaming and Other Papers (2nd ed., London, 1894),109-12; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 94, 206; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1466 England, Ely 1 ??? m Man given public and private penance by bishop for invocation.  (Source: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 207; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1467 England 1 Byg, William m Convicted of crystal gazing to locate thieves.  He had to appear in public with a scroll on his head. (Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza
Books, 1959)
1470 England 1 ??? m Trial for defamation before royal court; a man had accused the Duchess of Bedford of image magic. (Sources: Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1467-1477; Wright, Contemporary Narrative, xvi-xx.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 84f.; Notestein, History of Witchcraft, 9; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 38. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1476 England, London 1 ??? ? Trial for defamation in secular court; man had defamed neighbors in matters of sorcery. (Sources:  Hale, Series of Precedents, 15f; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 36. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1478 England ? ??? ? Date given in Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 38; and Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, for trial of 1470 (q.v. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1480-1515c England 1 ??? f Woman tried by Court of Chancery for sorcery.  (Source: Martin, 'Clerical Life', 376; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1480-1515c England, St David's 3 ??? f 3 women (Tanglost and 2 others) tried by Court of Chancery for image magic. (Sources:   Martin, 'Clerical Life', 374-6.  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 85f ; Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 1971, 467; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1480-1515c England, Southwark 1 ??? f Woman tried by Court of Chancery for image magic. (Sources: Martin, 'Clerical Life', 373f; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 85, 140; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1979)
1481 England, London 1 ??? f Woman tried by commissary's court for love magic.  (Sources: Hale, Series of Precedents, 7; Kittredge, Witchcraft, 107; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1979)
1481 England, York 1 ??? m Man tried by ecclesiastical court for incantation.  (Sources: Kittredge, Witchcraft, 38. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1483, June England 1 Shore, 'Jane' Elizabeth f Tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (alleged harm to Richard III).  She is forced to do penance and sent to prison (Sources: Thomas More, The History of Richard III;  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 60f; Notestein, History of Witchcraft, 9; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 38; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, Weir, Alison, The Princes in the Tower.  New York: Ballantine, 1992)
1483, June England 1 Woodville, Elizabeth f Dowager Queen of England. Tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (alleged harm to Richard III) (Sources: See Jane Shore, above)
1483, June England 1 Beaufort, Margaret Countess of Richmond, Henry VII's mother. Tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (alleged harm to Richard III) (Sources: See Jane Shore, above)
1483, June England 1 Morton, Dr. John m Bishop of Ely. Tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (alleged harm to Richard III) (Sources: See Jane Shore, above)
1490 England, London 1 ??? f Woman tried by commissary for image magic.  (Sources: Hale, Series of Precedents, 20;  Kittredge, Witchcraft, 85; Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 1971., 455 n.1. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1492 England, London 2 ??? ? Trial for fraudulent love magic; client sentenced to public penance by ecclesiastical court, and man claiming to serve as agent for magician ordered by court to restore goods given in payment.  (Sources:  Hale, Series of Precedents, 32. Kittredge, Witchcraft, 61, 107; Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1493 England, London 1 ??? f Woman tried by ecclesiastical court for weather magic, killing by incantation, divination, and other offenses.  (Sources: Hale, Series of Precedents, 36f Kittredge, Witchcraft, 155, 474 n.27; Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic, 455 n.1;. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1979)
1496 (6/19) England, London 1 Kendal, John m Pardoned.  Grand Prior of the Order of St. John of Rhodes is one of three men accused of conspiracy by their French agent, Bernard
de Vignolles, of attempt (framed at Rome) on lives of King Henry VII, his children, his mother, and certain of his agents and followers, through use of magical substances.  (Sources: Frederic
Madden, 'Documents relating to Perkin Warbeck, with Remarks on his History', Archaeologia, XXVII (I 838), 1 1-8,205-9 (with commentary).   Kittredge, Witchcraft, 50; Ewen, Witchcraft and Demonianism, 38. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1979)
1496 England, London 1 Thonge, Sir John m Knight of the Order of St. John of Rhodes (and John Kendal's nephew) is one of three men accused of conspiracy by their French agent, Bernard de Vignolles (Sources: See John Kendall above)
1496 England, London 1 Horsey, William m Archdeacon of London is one of three men accused of conspiracy by their French agent, Bernard de Vignolles (Sources: See John Kendall above)
1497 England, London ? ??? ? Trial for defamation (obscurely worded, but implying theft by sorcery).  Hale, Series of Precedents, 63  Kieckhefer, Richard.
European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979
1499 England, 'Belynges Parva' 1 ? f Woman tried by ecclesiastical court for sorcery (killing); allowed purgation.   (Sources: Jenkins, 'Cardinal Morton's Register', 71. Kieckhefer, European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1499 England, 'Rushbrok' 1 ??? m Man tried by ecclesiastical court for pact with devil.  (Sources: Jenkins, 'Cardinal Morton's Register', 71. Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1499 England, Winchester 1 ??? m Man tried by ecclesiastical court for invocation (Sources: Thomson, Later Lollards, 79 (from MS);  Kieckhefer, Richard. European witch trials, their foundations in popular and learned culture, 1300-1500.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979)
1521 England 1 Duke of Buckingham m Tried for attempting to learn the king's lifespan by divination (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1525 England 20 ??? m Acquitted for murder by use of a waxen figure (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1532 England 1 Neville, Sir William m Tried for attempting to learn the king's lifespan by divination (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1522 England, Kent 1 Barton, Elizabeth f Hanged?  "The Maid of Kent" was tried for seeing The Virgin Mary at a Shrine, who purportedly cured her, and later visions that opposed the Marriage of Henry VIII.  Barton had been put up to it by priests who wanted to build a shrine. (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, 93)
??? England, London 1 Bolyne, Anne f Queen of England.  Anne Bolyne is said to have been accused of Witchcraft.
1541 England 1 Lord Hungerford m Beheaded for attempting to learn the king's lifespan by divination (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1544 England 1 Cross, Elizabeth? f "The Girl in the hole in the wall"?  Claimed clairvoyance. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959, 93)
1546 England 1 Neville, Henry m Tried for attempting to learn the king's lifespan by divination (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1560 England 8 ??? m 8 Men, including 2 in orders confessed to conjuration, and were released after swearing to abstain from such acts in the future (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1562 England 1 Douglas, Lady Margaret f Countess of Lennox   Tried for attempting to learn the Queen's lifespan by divination (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1564 England, Essex, Clch 1 Lowys, Elizabeth f Assizes 7/21 (aka Howes), Elizabeth Convicted and sentenced to hang.  She pleaded Pregnancy.  In March 1565, she was found to be not pregnant, and the final disposition is unknown. (Young, Allen R; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1565 England, York 1 More, Edward m Given Penance.   Grandson of Thomas More (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1565 England, Kent 1 Byden, Joan f Hanged
1566 (7/26) England, Chelmsford 1 Waterhouse, Agnes f Hanged.  She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex.  A 63 year old widow,  charged with witching William Fynee (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)   First use of Spectral evidence?
1566 (7/26) England, Chelmsford 1 Waterhouse, Joan f Acquitted.  She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex. Aged 18, she was accused of witching 12 year old Agnes Brown (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1566 (7/26) England, Chelmsford 1 Francis, Elizabeth f Jailed. She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex.  Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged with witching the infant child of William Auger.  She was sentenced to one year's inprisonment. (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1566 (8/20) England, Dorset 1 Walsh, John m ??? (Source:  Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959 and pamphlet, 1566)
15?? England, York 1 Stabler, Richard m Dismissed on Bond. Physician (Source: Tyler, Philip)
15?? England, York 1 Dean, Richard m Dismissed on Bond.  (Source: Tyler, Philip)
15?? England, Chelmsford 1 Francis, Elizabeth f Jailed. She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex.  Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged with witching Mary Cocke.  She was sentenced to one year's inprisonment, and four appearances in the Pillory. (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1571 England, York 1 Sowden, Grace f (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1571 England, York 1 Carter, Peter m Dismissed on Bond.   (Source: Tyler, Philip).
1571 England, York 1 More, Edward m Given Penance.   Grandson of Thomas More (Source: Tyler, Philip).
1572 England, York 1 Wyerhorne, Roger m (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1573+ England - -- - 70,000 Purportedly killed after 1573
1574 England, Barking 1 Arnold (fnu) ? Hanged
1574 England ? ? ? Agnes Bridges (11) and Rachael Pindar (12) counterfeited possession to accuse ???  (Source:  Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1574 England 1 Chaundeler, Alice f Hanged.  Mother of Ellen Smith, Hanged in 1579 at Chelmsford. (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of
Witchcraft and Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; MacFarlane)
1575 England, Kent 1 ??? f Mildred Nerrington accused an old woman of Witchcraft.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1578 England, Dorset 3 ??? ? Hanged
1578 England, Essex 1 Stanton, Margery f Found Guilty of bewitching a gelding
1578 England, York 1 Milner, Janet f Accused by Robert Singleton, he was made to apologize (Source:  Tyler, Philip).
1578 England, York 1 Webster, Margaret f (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1579 (2/26) England, Abington 1 Stiles, Elizabeth f Hanged.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (2/26) England, Abington 1 Dutten, Mother (fnu) f Hanged.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (2/26) England, Abington 1 Devell, Mother (fnu) f Hanged.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (2/26) England, Abington 1 Margaret, Mother (fnu) f Hanged.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (4) England 1 Smith, Ellen f Hanged.  (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)   Ellen Smyth of Maldon (MacFarlane)
1579 (4) England 1 Nokes, Alice f Hanged.  (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (4) England 1 Stanton, Margery f Aquitted.   (Source: According to Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 (4) England, Chelmsford 1 Francis, Elizabeth f Hanged.  She comes from Hatfield Peverell, Essex.  Wife of Chistopher Francis, charged with witching Alice Poole. (Source: According to
Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 England, Flintshire? ? ??? ? Elizabeth Orton counterfeited possession to accuse ???   (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, Kings Lynn 1 Gabley, (fnu) ? Executed
1582 England, Durham 1 Laws, Allison  f Sentenced to do penance.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Kempe, Ursula f Hanged after a trial held at Chelmsford.  St. Osyth is sometimes referred to as St. Osees.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Bennet, Elizabeth f Hanged for Bewitching to Death.  Betrayed by Ursula Kempe. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Newman, Alice f Betrayed by Ursula Kempe.  Convicted but reprieved.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Glascock, Alice f Convicted but reprieved.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Celles, Cecily f Convicted but reprieved. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Turner, Joan f Convicted but reprieved.  Returned to Prison for a year. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Hunt, Alice f Betrayed by Ursula Kempe and Margery Sammon.  Acquitted. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Sammon, Margery f Betrayed by Ursula Kempe and Alice Hunt.  She was the daughter of a confirmed witch.   Acquitted.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Pechey, Joan f Betrayed by Alice Hunt and confirmed by Margery Sammon.   Acquitted.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Heard, Agnes f Acquitted.   (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Grevell, Margaret f Acquitted.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, St. Osyth 1 Ewstace, Elizabeth f Acquitted.   (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1582 England, Essex, Walton 1 Robinson, Joan f (Source: MacFarlane)
1583c England, Kent 1 Symons, Margaret f ?
1585 (2/19) England, London f Hacket, Margaret f Hanged at Tyburn
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 1 Upney, Joan f Hanged within two hours after her sentencing.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 1 Cony, Joan f Hanged within two hours after her sentencing. (aka Cunny) Unwed mother of Avice, and grandmother of her accuser (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 1 Cony, Avice f (Aka Cunny) Unwed mother of her accuser (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 1 Prentice, Joan f Hanged within two hours after their sentencing.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 1 ??? m Acquitted
1589 (7/5) England, Chelmsford 5 ??? f Acquitted
1592 (3/1) England, Middlesex 1 Atkins, Mother (fnu) f ???    (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1593 (4/4) England, Warboys 1 Warboys, (fnu) m The three members of the Samuels family (Father, Mother, and Daughter) are Hanged based on the word of 5 hysterical girls.  This may have helped provide some impetus on the passage of the 1604 Anti-Witchcraft Bill.   N.b.  One of the accusations was that Lady Cromwell, grandmother of Oliver Cromwell was killed by witchcraft   (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; Tyler, Philip)
1593 (4/4) England, Warboys 1 Warboys, (fnu) f The three members of the Samuels family (Father, Mother, and Daughter) are Hanged based on the word of 5 hysterical girls.  This may have helped provide some impetus on the passage of the 1604 Anti-Witchcraft Bill.   N.b.  One of the accusations was that Lady Cromwell, grandmother of Oliver Cromwell was killed by witchcraft   (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; Tyler, Philip)
1593 (4/4) England, Warboys 1 Warboys, (fnu) f The three members of the Samuels family (Father, Mother, and Daughter) are Hanged based on the word of 5 hysterical girls.  This may have helped provide some impetus on the passage of the 1604 Anti-Witchcraft Bill.   N.b.  One of the accusations was that Lady Cromwell, grandmother of Oliver Cromwell was killed by witchcraft   (Sources: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; Tyler, Philip)
1595 (12/1) England, Brayneford 1 Calles, Helen f Executed
1595 (12/1) England, Barnett 1 Newell, John m Executed
1595 (12/1) England, Barnett 1 Newell, Joane f Executed
1596 England 1 Cockie, Isabel f Burnt at a cost of 105 s. 4 p
1597 England, Derby 1 Wright, Elizabeth f Alice Goodridge's mother.  She was convicted, and her disposition is not known.   (Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1597 England, Derby 1 Goodridge, Alice f Aged 60, Convicted on the testimony of Thomas Darling "The Burton Boy" of Burton-upon-Trent.  She was sentenced to a years imprisonment, and died in jail.  Thomas Darling later retracted his evidence.   (Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 England, Nottingham 13 ? ? William Somers, The Nottingham Boy, counterfeited possession to accuse various people at the insistence of John Darrell.  Apparently in all cases, Darrell confessed the deception during the trials. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1579 England, Nottingham 1 Freeman, Alice f Mary Cowper counterfeited possession to accuse various people at the insistence of John Darrell, her brother.  Apparently in all cases, Darrell confessed the deception during the trials. (Source:  Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1599 England, London f Kerke, Anne f Hanged at Tyburn
16??c England, Lancashire 1 Johnson, Margaret f ???  Charged with conversing with the Devil.  (Source: Wedeck, A treasury of Witchcraft.)
16?? England, York 1 Blake, Anthony m (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1600 England, York 1 Cleane, Agnes f (Source: Tyler, Philip)
1603 England, Yorkshire 1 Pannel, Mary f Executed
1604 England, Berkshire 1 Pepwell, Agnes f Acquitted.  Anne Gunter, a 14 year old girl, countefeiting a demonic possession. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; Ewen, C. L'Estrange) N.b. that this was also about the time that the harsher laws of James I against witchcraft were being enacted.
1604 England, Berkshire 1 Pepwell, Mary f Acquitted.  (See Agnes Pepwell)
1604 England, Berkshire 1 Gregory, Elizabeth f Acquitted.  (See Agnes Pepwell)
1606 England, Hertford 1 Harrisson, Joanna f Hanged
1606 England, Hertford 1 Harrisson(fnu) f Daughter of Joanna Harrisson. Hanged
1607 England, Derbyshire ? ? ? "Several"  Hanged
1612 England, York 1 Preston, Jennet f Acquitted
1612 (7/22) England, Northampton 1 Barber, Mary f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 (7/22) England, Northampton 1 Browne, Agnes f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 (7/22) England, Northampton 1 Vaughan, Joan f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 (7/22) England, Northampton 1 Bill, Arthur m Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 (7/22) England, Northampton 1 Jenkinson, Helen f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology
. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 England, Lancaster 1 Bierley, Ellen f Accused by Grace Sowerbutts, age 14. Case dismissed (Source: email from "Maggy Simms (CLEO)" <maggy@cleo.net.uk> 21 Dec 2001
1612 England, Lancaster 1 Bierley, Jennet f Accused by Grace Sowerbutts, age 14. Case dismissed (Source: email from "Maggy Simms (CLEO)" <maggy@cleo.net.uk> 21 Dec 2001
1612 England, Lancaster 1 Southworth, Jane f Accused by Grace Sowerbutts, age 14. Case dismissed (Source: email from "Maggy Simms (CLEO)" <maggy@cleo.net.uk> 21 Dec 2001
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Bulcock, Jane f "Of Mossend Farm, Newchurch"  Hanged   (Sources:   Potts, Thomas,  The Wonderfull discoverie of witches in the countie of Lancaster... London, 1623.  Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Bulcock, John m Son of Jane Bulcock. Hanged    (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Device, Alison f Daughter of Elizabeth Device.  Tried. released;  Hanged (8/20)   (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (3/30) England, Lancaster 1 Device, Elizabeth f "Squintin' Lizzie".  Daughter of "Mother Demdike". Tried. released;  Hanged (8/20)   (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Device, James m Son of Elizabeth Device.  Dimwitted.  Tried. released;   Hanged (8/20)   (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Device, Jennet f Daughter of Elizabeth Device. 9 years old. Tried. released  (Sources:   see Bulcock, Jane) See 1633.
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Grey, Alice f "Of Colne"  Tried. Acquitted  (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Hewitt, Katherine f "Old Mouldheels". Hanged   (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Howgate, Christopher m Son of "Mother Demdike".
Tried. released  (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Nutter, Alice f "Of Roughlee" Hanged.  She may have been simply a Catholic caught in the net.  (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (7/29) England, Lancaster 1 Preston, Jennet f Hanged for causing the death of Thomas Lister of Westby Hall.   (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Pearson, Margaret f Pilloried for a year.  (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster  1 Redfearne, Anne f Daughter of Anne Whittle. Interrogated & Confessed (4/2); Tried (8/17) Hanged (8/20)    (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Robey, Isobel f "Of Widness" Hanged (8/20)  (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (4/2) England, Lancaster 1 Southernes, Elizabeth f "Mother Demdike" "Of Malkin Tower". Interrogated, confessed. died in Prison. (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Whittle, Anne f "Old Chattox"  Interrogated on 2 Apr, Tried (8/17); Hanged (8/20) (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1612 (8/17) England, Lancaster 1 Whittle, Bessie f "Old Chattox"  Daughter of Anne Whittle. Tried, released. (Sources:  see Bulcock, Jane)
1613 England, Bedford 1 Sutton (mother) (fnu) f Hanged.  Beaten senseless and "Floated" (Source: Holmes, Clive)
1613 England, Bedford 1 Sutton, Mary (daughter) f Hanged (Source: Holmes, Clive)
1614 England 1 Ellson, Richard m Richard Moore is tried for accusing Richard Ellson of Witchcraft   (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1615 England, Middlesex 1 Hunt, Joan f Hanged
1616 England, Kings Lynn 1 Smith, Mary f Hanged
1616  England, Middlesex  1 Rutter, Elizabeth f Hanged
1616 (7/18) England, Leicester 9 ??? ? Accused by John Smith, the Leicester Boy. Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1616 (10) England, Leicester 6 ??? ? 5 released, 1 died in jail.  Accused by John Smith, the Leicester Boy.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1616 England, Enfield 1 Berrye, Agnes f Hanged
1618 England, Lincoln 1 Flower, Joan f Died before trial. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1618-9 (3/11) England, Lincoln 1 Flower, Phillippa f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1618-9 (3/11) England, Lincoln 1 Flower, Margaret f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1619 England, Leicester 1 Green, Ellen f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1619 England, Leicester 1 Baker, Anne f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1619 England, Leicester 1 Willimot, Joan f Hanged  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1620 England, Stafford 1 Clark, Jane f Accused by "The Bilson Boy", William Perry.  The charges were eventually dropped. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1621 England, S. Perrot 1 Guppy, Joan f ? (Source: Holmes, Clive)
1621 England, Yorkshire 5 ??? f Accused by Edmond Fairfax for bewitching his children.  The evidence was insufficient, and they were released.  (Source:  Robbins,
Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1621 England, Yorkshire 1 Fletcher, Elizabeth f Accused with five others by Edmond Fairfax for bewitching his children.  The evidence was insufficient, and they were released.  Elizabeth Fletcher was the daughter of Mother Foster.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1624 England, Bedford 2 ??? ? Executed
1626 England 1 Bull, Edward m Denounced by Edward Dinham (Source: Holmes, Clive)
1626 England 1 Greedy, Joan f Denounced by Edward Dinham (Source: Holmes, Clive)
1628  England, London 1 Lambe, Dr. John m Not Tried, but beaten to death by a mob at St. Paul's Cross after he fell from the Duke of Buckingham's favor. (Thompson, C.J.S. The Quacks of Old London).
1630 England, Lancaster 1 Utley, (fnu) ? Hanged
1630 England, Sandwich 1 ??? ? Hanged
1631 England, Taunton 1 Bull, Edmund m Hanged (Perhaps refers to Edward Bull, 1626?)
1633 England, Lancaster 30 ??? ? 17 convicted, but all later reprieved by the King (including Mary Spencer and Jennet Device)  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and
Demonology.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1634 England 3 ??? ? Three of the accused (by Edmund Robinson) died in prison before the swindle was revealed.
1640 England, London 1 Lamb, Dr m Stoned to death by a mob at St. Paul's Cross (and probably confused with 1628, although the date *is* given several times in Robbins)
1643 England, Newbury 1 ??? f Shot by parliamentary forces as she was walking along the surface of a river. (Sources: Pamphlet; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1644 (1) England 1 Wanderson, (wife 1) (fnu) f Executed
1644 (1) England 1 Wanderson, (wife 2) (fnu) f Executed
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 32 ??? ? 19 were Hanged on evidence of Matthew Hopkins (including the Manningtree Witches)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 1 Clarke, Elizabeth f A one legged old woman.  Matthew Hopkins' 1st "Witch".   Hanged, but not before betraying five others. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 1 West, Rebecca f Native of Colchester and daughter of an accused witch.  She confessed to having married the Devil. (Source: See Elizabeth Clarke)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 1 West, Anne f Native of Colchester and daughter of an accused witch (Source: See Elizabeth Clarke)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 1 Mayers, Bridget f Wife of a Seaman, plead Not Guilty (Source: See Elizabeth Clarke)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 5 ??? ? 5 were found Guilty, but reprieved (or one was acquitted) (Source: See Elizabeth Clarke)
1645 (7/29) England, Chelmsford 8 ??? ? 8 were remanded to the next session of the Assizes (4 were still in jail three years later, 4 (aged 88, 65, 60 and 40) died in prison before the sessions opened) (Source: See Elizabeth Clarke)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Lowes, John m "of Branson". Hanged.  A 70 year old parson.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins (Sources: Pamphlet; Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)   Listed in Mackay, Charles.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness as of Crowds, as "Louis".
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Cooper, Thomas Edward m Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Cooper, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Bacon, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Alderman, Anne f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Morris, Rebecca f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Fuller, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Clowes, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Sparham, Margery f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Fooley, Katherine f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Spinlow, Sarah f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Limstead, Jane f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Wright, Anne f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Smith, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Rivers, Jane f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Manners, Susan f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Skinner, Mary f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 (8/27) England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmonds 1 Leech, Anne f Hanged.  Tried by Matthew Hopkins.(Sources: See John Lowes)
1645 England, Ipswich 1 Lakeland, (fnu) ? burned
1645  England, Kent, Faversham 1 Williford, Joan f Hanged.  (Sources: Pamphlet, Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1645 England, Kent, Faversham 1 Cariden, Joan f Hanged.  (Sources: Pamphlet, Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1645 England, Kent, Faversham 1 Holt, Jane f Hanged.  (Sources: Pamphlet, Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1646 England, Norfolk ? ??? ? Accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co.
1646 England, Suffolk ? ??? ? It is estimated that there were 124 people accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co., of whom 68 were hanged.
1646 England, Bedford ? ??? ? Accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co.
1646 England, Cambridge ? ??? ? Accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co.
1646 England, Northampton ? ??? ? Accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co.
1646 England, Huntingdon ? ??? ? Accused by Matthew Hopkins & Co.
1648 England, Norwich  2 ??? ? Executed
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Palmer, John m Hanged.  He named 14 accomplices (Sources: Pamphlet; Robbins, Russell Hope. The
Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology
. New York: Bonanza
Books, 1959)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Hitchen (fnu) ? (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Bychance, Mary f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Widow Palmer f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Norton (fnu) ? (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Salmon, John (Sr) m (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Salmon, Joseph m d.1684 (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Salmon, Judith f d.1692 (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Salmon, John m d.1688 (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Lamen, Mary f d.1706 (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Lamen, John (jr) m (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Lamen, Mary f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Lamen, Joan f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Weston, Mrs Mayer f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Smith, Sarah f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Smith, Anne f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, St. Albans 1 Knott, Elizabeth f (Sources: see John Palmer)
1649 England, Newcastle 14 ??? ? Hanged
1649 England, Newcastle 1 Bulmer, Matthew m Hanged
1649-1658 England ? ??? ? 3-4000 Purportedly killed during Cromwell's tenure
1650 England, London 1 Allen, Joan f Hanged
1651 England, London 1 Bodenham, Anne  f Hanged.  "Dr. Lamb's Darling".  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Wright, Mildred f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Wilson, Anne f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Reade, Mary f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Ashby, Anne f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Martyn, Anne f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Browne, Mary f     Hanged
1652 (7/30) England, Kent, Maidstone 1 Hynes, Elizabeth f     Hanged
1652 England, Durham 1 Adamson, Francis  ? Executed
1652  England, Durham 1 Powle, (fnu) ? Executed
1652 (Summer)  England, Worcester 1 Huxley, Catherine f   Hanged
1652 (4/12) England, London f Peterson, Joan f Hanged at Tyburn "The Witch of Wapping"  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1652 (4/19) England, London f Sawyer, Elizabeth f Hanged at Tyburn
1653 England, London f Newman, Elizabeth f Executed at Whitechapel
1654 (9/26) England, Ipswich 1 Lakeland, Mother (fnu) f Burned (for the minor treason of murdering her husband)(Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1655 England, Bury St Edmonds 1 Boram, (fnu) f Hanged. Mother
1655 England, Bury St Edmonds 1 Boram, (fnu) f Hanged. Daughter
1658 (3/26) England 1 Brooks, Jane f Hanged
1658-9 England, Norwich 1 Oliver, Mary f Burned (for the minor treason of murdering her husband)(Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1658 England, Salisbury 1 Orchard, (fnu) ? Executed
c1660? England, Cambridge 1 ??? f Young girl interrograted by the scholar Henry More.  Outcome unknown, date unknown. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959.
1660 (9/3) England, Home Circuit 1 Neville, Joan f Hanged (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1663 England, Taunton 1 Cox, Julian m Hanged
1664 (3/17) England, Bury St Edmonds 1 Cullender, Rose f Hanged.  From Lowestoft, Suffolk.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1664 (3/17) England, Bury St Edmonds 1 Duny, Amy f Hanged.  From Lowestoft, Suffolk.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1664 England, Taunton 1 Style, Elizabeth f died in prison
1668 England, Norfolk 1 Banister, Mary f Charges dropped.
1674 England, Northhampton 1 Foster, Anne f Hanged (For burning barns)(Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1675 England, Chester 1 Baguley, Mary f Hanged (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1682 England, Exeter 1 Lloyd, Temperance f Hanged.  Modern Bideford is in Devonshire. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1682 England, Exeter 1 Edwards, Susanna f Hanged.  Modern Bideford is in Devonshire. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1682 England, Exeter 1 Trembles, Mary f Hanged.  Modern Bideford is in Devonshire. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1684 England, Exeter 1 Molland, Alice f Hanged. (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1691 England, Frome, Somerset 1 ??? f Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt, on charges of bewitching Mary Hill, a young girl  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1691 England, Frome, Somerset 1 ??? f Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt, on charges of bewitching Mary Hill, a young girl  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1691 England, Frome Somerset 1 ??? f Died before her trial, accused of bewitching Mary Hill, a young girl (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1693 England 1 Chambers, (fnu) "Widow" f Died in prison as a result of torture by "walking" (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1694  England, Ipswich 1 Elnore, Margaret f Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt for having accepted familiars from her grandmother, herself hanged for witchcraft; having witch's marks on her body, and giving lice to her neighbors (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1694 England, Bury St Edmonds 1 Munnings, "Mother" f Acquitted by Justice Sir John Holt on charges of prognostication causing a death; or for casting a spell to cause the death of her landlord.  She was also accused of having a familiar imp in the shape of a pole cat, and two black and white imps in the shape of balls of wool.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1695 England, Launceston, Cornwall 1 Guy, Mary f Acquitted by Justice Holt on charges of prognostication causing a
death.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1696 England, Exeter 1 Horner, Elizabeth f Acquitted by Justice Holt on charges of prognostication causing a
death.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1701  England, Southwark 1 Moredike, Sarah f Acquitted by Justice Holt, her accuser, Richard Hathaway, was
jailed.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959; http://www.holt-wilson.freeserve.co.uk/johnholt.htm (8 Oct 2002))
1712 England, Hertford 1 Wenham, Jane f The Witch of Walkkern.   According to Robbins, she was the last person to be found Guilty of this in England.  She was reprieved.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1717 (9) England, Leicester 1 Clerk, Jane f According to Robbins, this was the last case of people being charged with Witchcraft.  The Jury threw out the case.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1717 (9) England, Leicester 1 Clerk, (fnu) (Daughter) f According to Robbins, this was the last case of people being charged with Witchcraft.  The Jury threw out the case.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1717 (9) England, Leicester 1 Clerk, (fnu) (Son) m According to Robbins, this was the last case of people being charged with Witchcraft.  The Jury threw out the case.  (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1751 England, Tring Hrfd 1 Osborne, Ruth f She was killed by a mob.  Her husband was beaten.   Robbins says that Corey (or Butterfield), the leader of the mob was hanged for murder
1751 England, Tring Hrfd 1 Osborne, John m Beaten but survived..(Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1808 (5/20) England, GreatPaxtn 1 Russel, Alice f Killed by a mob at Great Paxton
1809 England, Yorkshire 1 Bateman, Mary f "The Yorkshire Witch" was Hanged for sorcery, fraud and murder (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1865 England, Sible Hedingtn 1 "Dummy" m A Deaf-mute killed by a mob
1875 England 1 Turner, Ann f Murdered

Some Statistics:

1552-1722 England, Home Circuit  456
Tried. (50/406) 89% Women; 23.9% executed. (Source: McLachlan, et al. "Witchcraft and Rape" in Levack.)  (Home Circuit consists of Essex, Hertford, Kent, Surrey, Sussex)
1560-1675 Engl, Essex         290 (291?)
Tried. (23/267) 92.1% Women (Source: McLachlan, et al. "Witchcraft and Rape"; Monter, E. William. "Patterns of Witchcraft in the Jura". in Levack.)
1567-1640 England, York       117
Tried (Source: in Levack.)
1510-1727 Scotland     1739
Tried. 86% Women; (Source: McLachlan, et al. "Witchcraft and Rape" in Levack.)
1563-1727 Scotland     1733
Tried. (242/491) 86% Women; (Source: McLachlan, et al. "Witchcraft and Rape" in Levack.)
1661-1679 England, Norfolk    15
6 cases thrown out, 8 found not guilty, and 1 died in prison.(Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)
1670-1712 England, Western Circuit 52
7 Convictions, of which one was later overturned (Source: Robbins, Russell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. New York: Bonanza Books, 1959)

Historical Witches and Witchtrials in England, the Channel Islands, Ireland and Scotland. 

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