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(Indited 1572, sentenced to be hanged but (lieu m prison) Figure 4 Four generations of witches lving in Hatfield Peverel in the 1560s and 1570s. Pictures are from the 1566 trial pamphlet. Rosen linked Agnes Waterhouse and Elizabeth Frances as sisters via the 1566 and 1579 trial pamphlets. Agnes Frances has not been previously linked to Elizabeth Frances but she had the same surnname and was operating as witch at the same time in the same area -were they related by birth or marriage Phillips, J...

Early English Witchcraft Pamphlets and Treatises

All consulted online through Early English Books Online, listed in date order 41. Phillips, J 1566 The Examination and confession of certaine wytches at Chensforde in the countie of Essex before the Quenes Maiesties judges, the xxvi daye of July, anno 1566, at the assise holden there as then, and one of them put to death for the same offence, as their examination declareth more at large London 42. Galis, R 1579 A brief treatise containing the most strange and horrible cruelty of Elizabeth...

Female power witchcraft and gender in Elizabethan England

Ioane Cunny, liuing very lewdly, hauing two lewde Daughters, no better then naughty packs, had two Bastard Children beeing both boyes, these two Children were cheefe witnesses, and gaue in great euidence against their Grandam and Mothers, the eldest being about 10. or 12. yeeres of age. Against this Mother Cunny the elder Boye gaue in this euideoce which she herselfe after confessed, that she going to Braintye Market, came to one Harry Finches house, to demaund some drink, his wife being busie...

Books

Briggs, R 1996 Witches amp Neighbours The social and cultural context of European Witchcraft, Penguin 2. Coward, B 2003 The Stuart Age England 1603-1714, Pearson Education, 3rd Edition 3. Dils, J and Schwartz, D 2004 Tudor and Stuart Shrivenham Published by the authors 4. Duffy, E 2003 The voices of Morebath Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village Yale University Press 5. Durston, G 2000 Witchcraft and witch trials a history of English witchcraft and its legal perspectives 1542 to...