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Witchcraft and Lore in South West Scotland

Manuscript Order, 1671

Description:

 

Orders connected with the request that the magistrates of Dumfries deliver Janet Hewat, Bessie Paine, Margaret Fleyming, Grissall Mcnae and Margaret Mcguffock, all accused of witchcraft, to Kirkcudbright to await trial.

 

A footnote adds - "Cause your officers to tie them with small cords and let them be delivered to the bearer at the Brigend (the Maxwelltown side of the Old Bridge) by the sun rising upon Thursday morning. 6 th June 1671."

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM: 0202.2
Digital Number:
DMWL009a-b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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