The faid Elizabeth Deuice, Mother of the faid Iames, being examined, confeffeth and faith. It is simply a modernized classic. In the inventory of the goods of a merchant at Newcastle, A. This tract, which has been reprinted by the Percy Society, is not free from the leading fallacies which infected the reasonings of almost all the writers on witchcraft. Before Roger Now el and Nicholas Bane- s t e r, Ef quires, the day and yeare aforefaid. Also fhee confeffeth and faith, That fhee was not throwne or call vpon the Henne-rufFe, and Hay-mow in the Barne, but that fhee went vp vpon the Mow her felfe by the wall fide.
He was born at Thornton on the 3rd of February, 1610. I had this from a Person of Credit, who was then in Court, and heard his Tryal. The interval of time, as well as the difference of surname, excludes the presumption of his being identical with the person referred to in the text, the hero of this extraordi- nary conspiracy, and who was probably of the family of Sir John Southworth, after mentioned. But Gaule does not mention any naming or. Alizon Device admits to cursing the man and naively begs for forgiveness, not knowing the scrutiny it would place her family and neighbours under. From United Kingdom to U.
Shee further told his Lordfhip, there was a woman that came out of Craven to that Great Feaft at Mal- king-Tower, but fhee could not finde her out amongft all thofe women. And Ihee further faith, that fhee thinketh it was by and through the Counfell of the faid M. Combining history, science, and hands-on activities in an easy to follow calendar format that can be started at any time of the year and on any day of the week. Also may it please you to waie what accusations and crimes they laie to their charge, namelie : She was at my house of late, she would haue had a pot of milke, she departed in a chafe bicause she had it not, she railed, she curssed, she mumbled and whispered, and finallie she said she would be euen with me : and soone after my child, my cow, my sow, or my pullet died, or was strangelie taken. So exalted was his character, so serene and admirable his temper, so full of harmony his whole intellectual constitution, that, irradiated at once by all the lights of religion and philo- sophy, and with clearer glimpses of the land of vision and the glories behind the veil than perhaps uninspired mortality ever partook of before, he seems to have reached as near to the full standard of perfection as it is possible for frail and feeble humanity to attain. Familiar Spirits: Animals and the Devil in English Witch Trials Halloween is nearly upon us! In these early religious documents, sermons, and pamphlets, we see the spiritual impact on the lives of both royalty and the commoner. And they all, by that they were forth of the dores, were gotten on Horfebacke, like vnto Foales, fome of one colour, fome of another; and Prejlons wife was the laft : and when fhee got on Horfebacke, they all prefently vanifhed out of this Examinates fight.
The Black Cat — A Familiar Story Tales of a black cat familiar appeared in a pamphlet in 1579, discussing a trial in Windsor. Five reasons to read A Discovery of Witches and the All Souls Trilogy 'Rich, thrilling. What makest thou upon my ground? It begins with absence and desire. For his Lordfhip now intended to proceed to a finall difpatch of the Pleas of the Crowne. Harkness has created a universe to rival those of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she adds a scholar's depth to this riveting tale of magic and suspense. If it be not broken, it will last an hundreth yeir.
Dost strike me, slave, curmudgeon! If this were not an Honorable meanes to trie the ac- cufation againft them, let all the World vpon due exa- mination giue iudgement of it. Pendleton, near Manchester Atkinson, William, Weaste, near Manchester i Balcarres, The Earl of, Haigh Hall, near Wigan I Baldwin, Rev. I Ames Deuice, Prifoner in the Caftle at Lancafter, faith, That his faid Spirit Dandie , being very earneft with him of Witches at Lancqfier. Yet, in the year 1576, 1 read in both of some pictures, representing some that would have kill'd that glorious queen with a motto, Qjuorsum hwc, alio 'proper antibus! Gaole-deliuerie , holden at Lancajler, Before Sir Edward Bromley Knight, one of his Ma- iejiies Iuftices of Afsife at Lancajier. He answered again, he could not help it, for that all his generation was naught ; and so told me his mother and aunt were hanged, his grandmother burnt for witchcraft, and ten others of them questioned and hanged. Hereupon Iennet Deuice produced, fworne and exa- mined, as a witneffe on his Maiefties behalfe, againft the faid lames Deuice, was examined in open Court, as fol- loweth.
A John Southworth is noticed, vol. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. That the Society shall consist of members being subscribers of one pound annually, such subscription to be paid in advance, on or before the day of general meeting in each year. No, but maintained his Innocence stoutly, and challenged them to make Proof of such Things as they laid to his Charge. And Grace Sower- butts faith, they tooke it out of the bedde, ftrucke a nayle into the Nauell, fucked bloud, layd it downe againe ; and after, tooke it out of the Graue, with all the refl, as you haue heard.
James Device, or Alizon, executed Davies, executed at at Lancaster in 1612. In all similar fabrications there is generally some slight foundation of fact, some scintilla of homely truth, from which, like the inverted apex of a pyramid, the disproportioned fabric expands. I opt for an international Access, Complete, and Mail 2016 Federal Income Tax Forms. Eing examined in open Court, fhe faith, That her brother Iames Deuice, the Prifoner at the Barre, hath beene a Witch for the fpace of three yeares: about the beginning of which time, there appeared vnto him, in this Examinates mothers houfe, a Black -Dogge, which Dandy, her faid brother called Dandy. Frederick Valletta, Witchcraft, Magic and Superstition in England, 1640-70 New York, 2000. William Leigh, of Standish, before men- tioned. The dog, as a pack animal, could be more easily trained to perform a variety of tasks for humans and seemed to bend more easily to our will.
After all thefe things opened, and deliuered in eui- dence againft him; Mafter Couil, who hath the cuftodie of the Gaole at Lancafter, hauing taken great paines with him during the time of his im- prifonment, to procure him to discouer his pra- ctizes, and fuch other Witches as he knew to bee dangerous: Humbly prayed the fauour of the Court that his voluntarie confeflion to M. After which time, the fayd Robert Nutter liued about a quarter of a yeare, and then dyed. And this Examinate paffmg by them, the faid Spirit, called Tibb, in the fhape of a black Cat, appeared vnto her this Examinate, and faid, turne back againe, and doe as they doe : To whom this Examinate faid, what are they doing? Accompanied by an extremely helpful introduction that summarises the affair in a clear and chronological way, this book is a must for everyone interested in the Pendle witches, and in the history of witchcraft, Lancashire and England. Gabriel laid him downe tojleepe Vpon the ground of holy weepe : Good Lord came walking by, Sleep'Ji thou, watijl thou Gabriel, No Lord I amjled withjlicke and flake, That I can neither fleepe nor wake : Rife vp Gabriel and goe with me, Thejlick nor the Jlake Jhall neuer deere thee. Immediately the countenance of this Grace Sowerbuts changed: The witneffes being behinde, began to quar- rell and accufe one an other.
Whereupon Mafter Sheriffe of the Countie of Lan- cafter, by direction of the Court, made returne of a very fufficient Iurie to paffe betweene the Kings Maieftie and them, vpon their Hues and deaths, with fuch others as follow in order. Regis, Iacobi Anglue, Francice, Sf Hi- bernice, Fidei Defenforis, fyc. And before their faid parting away they all appointed to meete at the faid Prestons wifes houfe that day twelue Moneths : at which time the faid Pre- Jlons wife promifed to make them a great feaft, and if they had occafion to meete in the meane time, then fhould warning be giuen that they all fhould meet vpon Romlefmoore. It is very certaine fhe was of the Grand-counfell at Malking-Tower vpon Good-Friday, and was there pre- fent, which was a very great argument to condemne her. So as now the Gentlemen of the Iury of life and death Hand charged with her, as with others. Then this Examinates Brother wee- ping, faid ; nay, I am fure that I am bewitched by them, and if euer I come againe for hee was readie to goe to Sir Richard Shuttleworths, then his Matter I will procure them to bee laid where they fhall be glad to bite Lice in two with their teeth. From United Kingdom to U.