Oboist, singer and junior naval officer. A member of the musically talented Linley family fathered by Thomas Linley, Samuel first performed on stage in 1766.
Last person to be condemned to death for witchcraft in an English court, when she was found guilty at Hertford in 1712.
Any kind of roasted and crushed cereal moistened by being mixed with water or milk.
Ritual of a witch paying homage to the Devil by kissing his genitals, anus or feet.
1591 pamphlet describing the North Berwick witch trials in Scotland, detailing the confessions given by the accused witches before the King.
Sometimes dated 1736, an Act of Parliament that repealed the statutes concerning witchcraft throughout Great Britain, including Scotland.
A mythological creature with an upper body in the form of an armed knight, fused with the tail of a fish.
Scottish woman found guilty and executed for witchcraft and associating with fairies.