Witches (67 articles found in this category)


Agnes Sampson

Scottish midwife, cunning woman and healer; central figure in the North Berwick witch trials.

Agnes Samuel

Redirected to Witches of Warboys.

Agnes Waterhouse, witch

Elderly Essex woman convicted and hanged for witchcraft at Chelmsford in 1566.

Alice Gooderidge

Staffordshire woman convicted of witchcraft in 1596 on the false testimony of an 14-year-old boy.

Alice Nutter

One of the 11 men and women found guilty of causing harm by witchcraft in the Pendle witch trials of 1612, unique among the accused in being a respectable wealthy widow.

Alice Samuel

Redirected to Witches of Warboys.

Alison Pearson, witch

Scottish woman found guilty of sorcery, witchcraft and invoking the spirits of the Devil in 1588, then strangled and burned.

Allison Balfour

The 1594 trial of alleged witch Allison Balfour is one of the most frequently cited Scottish witchcraft cases.

Barbara Napier, witch

Woman accused of witchcraft and conspiracy to murder during the North Berwick witch trials.

Bargarran witches

Redirected to Paisley witches.