Singer who possessed great beauty, subject of several paintings, poet and writer.
One of the most successful prostitutes and brothel keepers in 17th-century England, (1625–1698).
English woman tried three times for witchcraft, hanged in 1579 for bewitchment and murder by witchcraft.
Redirected to Elizabeth Francis.
Redirected to Whole trial and examination of Mrs. Mary Hicks and her daughter Elizabeth.
First person to be prosecuted under the Witchcraft Act of 1563.
Elizabeth Mallet (fl. 1672–1706) was a printer and bookseller who produced Britain’s first daily newspaper, The Daily Courant, the first issue of which appeared on 11 March 1702.
Woman from the small farming village of Pampisford, in Cambridgeshire, convicted of witchcraft in an ecclestiastical court in Ely in 1566.
Elizabeth Needham (d. 1731), also known as Mother Needham, was an English procuress and brothel-keeper in 18th-century London.
18th-century English entrepreneur, author of The Experienced English Housekeeper, and possible inventor of the Eccles cake.