Essex witches

Collective name given to the 31 people accused of witchcraft in the English county of Essex between 1566 and 1589.

Witches of Belvoir

Mother and her two daughters accused of causing the deaths by witchcraft of two young nobles, Henry and Francis Manners.

Witch trials in early modern Scotland

Judicial proceedings in Scotland between the early 16th century and the mid-18th century concerned with crimes of witchcraft, part of a series of witch trials in Early Modern Europe.

Pendle witches


The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century.

Bute witches

Six Scottish women accused of witchcraft on Bute during the Great Scottish Witch Hunt of 1661–1662.

Paisley witches

Also known as the Bargarran witches or the Renfrewshire witches, were tried in Paisley, Renfrewshire, central Scotland, in 1697.