Witch Hunts: 1501 AD - 1650 AD

Beginning around 672 C.E. the hunting of witches accelerated to new levels of debauchery in many areas of the world. Women and men suspected of witchcraft were tortured and killed in the name of all believed to be good and families and lives were destroyed. Suspicion and superstition were given full rein while demented ignorance stood by and laughed. Sadly, this still continues...

What follows is a condensed and nowhere near complete timeline of the atrocities wrought upon suspected witches. Bear in mind, that this list only scratches the surface.

1507- 30 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Calahorra, Spain, in 1507

1510- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Saxony, Germany, in 1510

1510- 60 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Northern Italy, in 1510

1515-1588 Weyer, Johan. Born in Brabant (Belgium). German physician. Believed most witches were melancholy mentally disturbed old women, incapable of harm. Believed that the belief in witchcraft was caused by the devil. in 1563 wrote De Praestigiis Daemonum. Was forced out of Netherlands by the Catholic Governor, Duke of Alba. His book was denounced by Jean Bodin.

1515- 500 + burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1515

1518 Kuhnlin, Elsa: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1518

1518 Paeffin, Elsa: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1518

1518 Thausser, Simon, and his wife (no name given): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1518

1518-1521- 64 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Val Camonica, Italy between 1518-1521

1521- 2 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Besancon, France, in 1521

1523- 100 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Como, Italy, in 1523

1524- 1000 + in Como, Italy, in 1524

1528 Wachin, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1528

1529-1596 or 1530-1590 Bodin, Jean. French Judge. In 1580 writes De la Demonomanie des Sorciers . Claims that those who denied the existance of witches were themselves witches.

1530-1616 Remy, Nicholas. French Lawyer fighting against witches. In 1595 writes Demonaltry and sites 128 cases. 900 executed for suspicion of witchcraft by Nicholas Remy (years unknown, about 15 years total)

1531 Mullerin, Elsbet: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1531

1536- "A large number" executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Saragossa, Spain, in 1536

1540 Morin< (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Rouen, in 1540

1540 deLarue, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Rouen, in 1540

1545 Echtinger, Barbara: imprisoned for life at Waldsee, Germany, on 24 August, 1545

1546 Askew, Anne: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, for witchcraft 1546

1549- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Lyons, France, in 1549

1549- 7 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Nantes, France, in 1549

1555- 3 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Derneburg, Germany, on 4 October, 1555

1556- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Bievires, France, in 1556

1557 Douglas, Janet: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castle, Hill, Scotland, on 17 July, 1557

1557 Hezensohn, Joachim: beheaded at Waldsee, Germany, in 1557

1561- 5 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Verneuil, France, in 1561

1563 to 1603- 17, 000 + in Scotland from 1563 to 1603

1564- 4 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Potiers, France, in 1564

1565 Waterhouse, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch in Dorset, England in 1565

1566 The Chelmesford witches

1566-1625 King James VI of Scotland aka James I of England

1569 Paris, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch at St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1569

1569 Steward, William: hanged as an accused witch at St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1569

1569- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1569

1571 (or 1574) Trois-Echelles (pseud.): executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Paris, France, in 1571 (or 1574)

1571- "Many" burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in France in 1571

1572-1636-Henricus Knop

1572 Bowman, Janet: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1572

1572- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1572

1572-Catharina Van den Velde son epouse, Trenat, d. Leeuw-st-Pierre, magie et divination, quittent le village pour Wemmel

1573 Fief, Mary le: of Samur, France, accused of witchcraft, on 13 October 1573

1573- 70, 000 killed in England after 1573

1574 Arnold, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch at Barking, England, in 1574

1574 Garnier, Gilles: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, as a werewolf in Dole, France 1574

1574- "Several" executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Paris, France, in 1574

1574- 80 executed for suspicion of witchcraft in one fire at Valery-en-Savoie, France, in 1574

1576 Dunlop, Bessie: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castle Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1576

1576 Pajot, Marguerite: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Tonnerre, France, in 1576

1577 Doree, Catherine: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Courveres, France, in 1577

1578 Harvilliers, Jeanne: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in France, in 1578

1578- 3 executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Dorset, England, in 1578

1578- 36 persons executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Kilkenny, Ireland, in 1578

1581 Beuchel, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1581

1581 Buckh, Appollonia: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1581

1581 Einseler, Catharina: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 6 July, 1581

1581 Flieger, Catharina: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 6 July, 1581

1581 Isolin, Madlen: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 6 July, 1581

1581 Rosch, Maria: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 6 July, 1581

1581 Scharber, Elsbeth: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1581

1581 Schwarz, Eva: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, in 1581

1581 Wuncil, Brigida: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 6 July, 1581

1582 Gabley, (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft at King's Lynn, England, in 1582

1582- 18 killed at St. Oses, England, in 1582

1583 Bonnet, Jean: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Boissy-en-Ferez, France, in 1583

1583 Quattrino, Dominic: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Mesolcina, Italy, in 1583

1583- "Several" burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Mesolcina, Italy, in 1583

1584- Publication of The Discoverie of Witchcraft-, by Reginald Scot, suggesting that maybe witches don't really exist.

1585 Hacket, Margaret: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Tyburn, England, on 19 February, 1585

1585 Lachenmeyer, Waldburg: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 5 July, 1585

1585 Reich, Maria: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 5 July, 1585

1585 Rohrfelder, Margaret: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 24 August, 1585

1585 Sailler, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 24 August, 1585

1585 Treher, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 5 July, 1585

1585 Uhlmer, Barbara: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 24 August, 1585

1585 Wirth, Trauben: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 5 July, 1585

1586 Dormar, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 October, 1586

1586 Erb, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 March, 1586

1586 Hoyd, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 24 November, 1586

1586 Isel, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 7 November, 1586

1586 Kleiss, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 30 October, 1586

1586 Marguerite, (last name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Paris, France, in 1586

1586 Martin, Marie: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in France, in 1586

1586 Mayer, Christina: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 October, 1586

1586 Mirot, Dominic: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Paris, France, in 1586

1586 Rauffains, Catharina: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 7 November, 1586

1586 Schneider, Felicitas: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 March, 1586

1586 Schultheiss, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 March, 1586

1586 Sechelle, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Paris, France, in 1586

1586 Stadelmann, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 7 November, 1586

1586 Weiss, Agatha: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 9 October, 1586

1587 Fray, Ursula: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 12 June, 1587

1587 Kless, Catharina: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 12 June, 1587

1587-1593- 368 persons killed for witchcraft between 18 January, 1587, and 18 November, 1593, in the diocese of Treves.

1588 Pearson, Alison: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland on 28 May, 1588

1588- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Riom, France, in 1588

1589 Cunny, Joan: hanged as an accused witch in Chelmsford, England, in 1589

1589 Henry III, King of France: assassinated on 1 August, 1589

1589 Huebmeyer, Appela: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 11 September, 1589

1589 Huebmeyer, Barbara: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 11 September, 1589

1589 Prentice, Joan: hanged as an accused witch in Chelmsford, England, in 1589

1589 Schnelling, Anna: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 11 September, 1589

1589 Stubb, Peter: executed for suspicion of witchcraft as a werewolf near Cologne, Germany, in 1589

1589 Upney, Joan: hanged as an accused witch in Chelsford, England, in 1589

1589- 133 persons burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in one day at Quedlinburg, in Germany, in 1589

1589- 2 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Cologne, Germany in 1589

1589- 48 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Wurttemberg, Germany, in 1589

1590-1591North Berwick Witches of Scotland:Trials of Johnne Feane, Agnes Sampsoune and others: Cunningham, John: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Edinburgh, in January, 1591 Duncan, Gellie: hanged as an accused witch in Scotland in 1591 Macalzean, Euphemia: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland for witchcraft, on 25 June, 1591 Napier, Barbara: hanged as an accused witch in Scotland in 1591 Sampsoune, Agnes: tried, strangled, and burnt for a witch in Scotland

1590- 54 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Franconia in 1590

1590-1600- 10 -daily- were burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, (average) in the Duchy of Brunswick between 1590-1600

1591- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Ghent, Holland, in 1591

1591-1600- 300 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Bern, Switzerland, between 1591-1600

1592 Rue, Abel de la: of Coulommiers, France, accused of witchcraft on 20 July, 1592

1592-Maria Tshaseleren, St. Antelinks, d. Grammont, magie, D.B., I. p. 98

1593 Rosseau, (no first name given), and his daughter, (no name given) of France, accused of witchcraft on 2 October 1593

1593 Samuels, (family): three members condemned for witchcraft in Warboys, England, on 4 April, 1593

1594 Balfour, Alison: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Edinburgh, Scotland, on 16 December, 1594

1594 Birenseng, Agata: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 25 June, 1594

1594 Fray, Margaret: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Waldsee, Germany, on 25 June, 1594

1595 Calles, Helen: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Braynford, England, on 1 December, 1595

1595 Newell, Joane: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Barnett, England, on 1 December, 1595

1595 Newell, John: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Barnett, England, on 1 December, 1595

1595- 9 executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Toulouse, France, in 1595

1596 Beaumont, Sieur de: accused of witchcraft on 21 October, 1596

1596 Cockie, Isabel: burnt as a witch, at a cost of 105 s. 4 p., in England 1596

1596 Jollie, Alison: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Scotland, in October, 1596

1596 Stewart, Christian: strangled and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland, in November, 1596

1596-Cornelia De May, Uccle, d. Bruxelles, sorcellerie

1596?1636-Jacob de Praeter, 79. Pierre de Bonnerie, 80. Daniel Van den Eyde1690, Kwaremont, d. Renaix, heresie et pacte diaboloque, idem, guerisseur de vaches (Poursuivis a plusieurs reprises, souvent admonestes, aucun ne s'amende.

1597 Belon, Jean: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in France, in 1597

1597 Chamoulliard, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in France, in 1597

1597 Goodridge, Alse: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Darbie, England, in 1597

1597 Porte, Vidal de la: condemned at Riom, France, in 1597

1597 Roulet, Jacques: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, for being a were-wolf, at Angiers, France, in 1597

1598 Aupetit, Pierre: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Bordeaux, France, in 1598

1598- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Ghent, Holland, in 1598

1598- 24 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Aberdeen, Scotland, circa 1598

1598-Eliabeth Borrons, Nedername, d. Renaix, sorcellerie, veut se purger, D.B., I. p. 98

1599 Hoppo, (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Germany in 1599

1599 Kerke, Anne: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Tyburn, England, in 1599

1599 Stadlin, (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Germany in 1599

1599- 77 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Vaud, Switzerland, in 1599

1600-1680 in Great Britain- 40, 000 executed for suspicion of witchcraft between 1600-1680 in Great Britain

1600-cure guerisseur, d. Grammont

1601-1602-Judovicus Bouwens, Theilt N.D., D. Diest, faire apparaitre les defunts, denonce au promoteur

1601-la femme de Guillaume Goossens, Denderleeuw d. Alost, sorcellerie, Conseil de Flandre, D.B., I, 98

1602-Maria Van de Keere, Herdersem, d. Alost, guerisseuse, D.B., I, p.98

1603 Pannel, Mary: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Yorkshire, England, in 1603

1603-1605- 205 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at the Abbey of Fulda, Germany, between 1603-1605

1603-trois femmes dont une Johanna Pipenbosch, Nieuwekerken, d. Alost, 1602-sorcellerie, D.B., I, p. 98, 1604-1606- banissement

1604--1611- The blood secret of Countess Elizabeth Bathori of Transylvania-

1605-1606-une veuve, Glabbeck, d. Diest, superstition, quitte le village

1606 Harrisson, Joanna, and her daughter: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Hertford, England, in 1606

1607 Grierson, Isobel: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in March, 1607

1607- "Several" witches executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Derbyshire, England, in 1607

1607- 24 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, + 3 suicides in Hagenau, Alsace, in 1607

1607-cure guerisseur, Aspelare, d. Grammont, remedes a base d'herbes, interdiction d'exorciser

1607-une femme, Wersbeek, d. Diest, guerisseuse (Des esprits lui apparaissent et lui procurent les remedes avec lesquels elle soigne les maladies d'enfants.), denoncee au vicaire general

1608- Publication of Compendium Maleficarum-, by Francesco Maria Guazzo

1628- July 24 Letter- written by Johannes Junius to his daughter before his execution for witchcraft.

1608 Tod, Beigis: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Lang Nydrie, Scotland, on 27 May, 1608

1608- "A number of women" burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Breehin, Scotland, in 1608

1608- 1 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, by a mob at St. Jean de Liuz, France, circa 1608

1608-Johannes de Coninck, Merelbeke, d. Oordegem, pacte avec le diable (Il declare avoir donne son ame et son corps au diable)

1608-Maria Commenaers, St. Joris Weert, d. Louvain, divinatrice

1608-cure guerisseur, Hofstade, d. Alost, remedes contre les fievres

1609-1610-Margareta Prengaerts, Wersbeek, d. Diest, superstition, denoncee au promoteur

1609-Guillaume Cloops, Thielt Ste Marie, D. Diest, Superstitions, conjurations

1610 Dorlady, Fernando: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Vesoul, France as being the Devil's banker, on 18 January, 1610

1610 Dorlady, Mansfredo: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Vesoul, France as being the Devil's banker, on 18 January, 1610

1610 and 1840- 22, 000 (approx) executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Bamberg, Germany between 1610 and 1840

1610-Aegidius Bettens, Hekelgem, d. Alost, magie, denonce par le mayeur(Son proces est instruit par la justice civile.)

1610-Judocus Van Bombrugghe, Balegem, d. Oordegem, supersition

1610-le sacristain, Linkhout, d. Diest, superstition

1611 Gaufridi, Louis: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Marseilles, France, at 5:00 pm on 30 April, 1611

1612 Barber, Mary: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Northhampton, England, on 22 July, 1612

1612 Bill, Arthur: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Northhampton, England, on 22 July, 1612

1612 Browne, Agnes: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Northhampton, England, on 22 July, 1612

1612 Browne, Joan: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Northhampton, England, on 22 July, 1612

1612 Bulcock, Jane: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Bulcock, John: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Demdike, Elizabeth: convicted, but died in prison, in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Device, Alizon: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Device, Elizabeth: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Device, James: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Hewitt, Katherine: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Jenkenson, Helen: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Northhampton, England, on 22 July, 1612

1612 Nutter, Alice: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Preston, Jennet: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in York, England, in 1612

1612 Redfearne, Anne: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Robey, Isobel: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1612 Whittle, Anne: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Lancaster, England, in 1612

1613 Sutton (mother) (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Bedford, England in 1613

1613 Sutton, Mary: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Bedford, England in 1613

1613-plusieurs sorcieresa, Hoboken, d. Anvers, sorcellerie

1615 Hunt, Joan: hanged as an accused witch in Middlesex, England in 1615

1615 Leclerc, (no first name given): condemned for witchcraft, in France 1615

1615-Mattheus De Lemont, Watermael, d. Bruxelles, a consulte un devin a Jette

1616 Berrye, Agnes: hanged as an accused witch at Enfield, England, in 1616

1616 Leger, (no first name given): condemmned for witchcraft in France, on 6 May, 1616

1616 Rutter, Elizabeth: hanged as an accused witch in Middlesex, England in 1616

1616 Smith, Mary: hanged as an accused witch at King's Lynn, England, in 1616

1616- 18 killed at Orleans, France, in 1616

1616- 9 hanged as an accused witch at Leicester, England, in 1616

1616-la femme du forgeron, Londerseel, d. Malines, magie de meme que son mari

1617-1620-une femme, Haaltert, d. Alost, pythonisse, sorcellerie officialite (Deja incriminee aupres de l'officialite depuis des annees, cette femme est denoncee en 1617, 1618, 1619 et 1620 comme pythonisse, ou plutot devineresse, guerisseuse de betes; examinee par le doyen a cause de ses sortilege, elle mourra en 1620 sans qu'aucune autre action ait ete entreprise contre elle. De Brouwer, t, I., p. 98, se borne a signaler l'existence d'une "waarzegster, of beter een beleester" a Haaltert en 1617- 1620.)

1617 Galigai, Leonora: beheaded at the Place de Grieve, France, on 8 July, 1617

1617-Pierre, dit "Verloren Pee", Mozenzele, d. Alost, guerisseur, emprisonne par le juge seculier(Ce guerisseur utilise des billets superstitieux, mais selon le doyen, son "art" est sans effets. Emprisonne par le juge seculier, il est bientot libere; malgre sa promesse de s'amender, il reprend ses pratiques.)

1618- 8 hanged as an accused witch at Londinieres, France, in 1618

1618-Catharina Verloo, Herenhout St. Pietera, d. Herentals, poisen

1618-Johannes Mesens et 32. sa femme, Herstelt, pratiques superstitieuse avec des femmes egyptiennes (Le couple semble plutot avoir ete victim de ces "egyptiennes"-terme qui qualifie les gitans ou les tsiganes- quit les ont abuses l'un et l'autre.)

1618-une femme, Muizen, d., Malines, magie, expulsee du village (Cette femme a deja ete expulsee auparavant d'autres endroits, pour la meme raison.)

1619-1621, 1626-quatre femmes, Rijmenam, d. Malines, superstitions

1619-1622-Judocus Vierendeels, Meldert, sortileges, banni par le Conseil de Flandre (Judocus Vierendeels qui est denonce pendant quatre annees consecutives comme magicien et sorcier, avait ete condamne par le Conseil de Flandre, le 15 decembre 1618, a etre expose sur l'echafaut et au pilori du chateau des Comtes pendant un quart d'heure, avec les livres et les billets dont il s'etait servi pendus a son cou, puis a etre fouette jusqu'a sang coulant et ensuite banni pour 25 ans du comte (cite par De Brouwer, t.I, p. 98, d'apres la sentence no. 8594, 146 du Conseil de Flandre.)

1619 Audibert, Etienne: condemned for witchcraft in France, on 20 March 1619

1619 Baker, Anne: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Leicester, England, in 1619

1619 Flower, Joan: died before trial, at Lincoln, England, 1619

1619 Flower, Margaret: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Lincoln, England, in March, 1619

1619 Flower, Phillippa: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Lincoln, England, in March, 1619

1619 Green, Ellen: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Leicester, England, in 1619

1619 Willimot, Joan: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Leicester, England, in 1619

1619- "Several" witches condemned at Nerac, France, on 26 June, 1619

1619- 200 + executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Labourt, France, in 1619

1619-Johannes Luynoy dit Lathauwer, Schriek, d. Malines, guerisseur

1619-un habitant d'Anvers, Oud Turnhout, d. Hoogstraeten, possede du diable

1620-1621, 1626, 1628, 1653-Petrus Valentijn dit "le vieux sorcier", Steenhuise, d. Grammont, guerisseur, magie, sortileges, plainte a la justice civile condamnation(Petrus Valentijn, deja poursuivi et puni pour ses pratiques superstitieuse

1620 Boulay, Anne: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Nancy, France, in 1620

1620 Poiret, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Nancy, France, in 1620

1621 Chalmers, Bessie: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Chatto, Marioun: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Hamyltoun, Christiane: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Harlow, Bessie: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Kent, Margaret: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Mundie, Beatrice: tried for witchcraft in Inverkiething, Scotland 1621

1621 Sawyer, Elizabeth, hanged as an accused witch at Tyburn, England, on 19 April, 1621

1621-Johannes Ooms, Meerhout, d. Herentals, superstition et magie, souvent denounce

1621-un homme, Ekeren, d. Anvers, guerisseur (Il est accuse d'user de practiques superstieuses, mais, il se defend en pretendant qu'il sagit de remedes naturels.)

1622 Couper, Marable: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 Dyneis, Jonka: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 Jones, Katherine: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 Reoch, Elspeth: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 Scottie, Agnes: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 Wallace, Margaret: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Glascow, Scotland, in 1622

1622 Yullock, Agnes: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in the north of Scotland in 1622

1622 de Chantraine, Anne: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, as a witch in Waret-la-Chaussee, France, on October 17, 1622

1622-Petrus Van Der Holpe, sacristain, Denderhoutem, d. Grammont sortileges, s'amende (Deja denounce auparanant a Bruxelles, ce sacristain est menace par le doyen d'etre demis de ses fonctions. Il finit par s'amender.)

1623-une femme, Wiel, d. Anvers, magie

1624- 2 executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Bedford, England, in 1624

1625-"maitre" Adrien forgeron, Haaltert, d. Alost, guerreur d'animaux, denonce au promoteur (De Brouwer ne mentionne pas ce cas, mais il signale un autre forgeron qui use de "mots etrange" pour guerir les vaches et les chevaux (t. I, p. 98, 1629). Quant a maitre Adrien, on lui reproche de fair mourir les vaches, plutot que les soigner.)

1626, with his wife, daughter, and son Haan, George: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Bamberg, Germany, circa 1626, with his wife, daughter, and son

1626-1629- 168 executions in the district of Miltenberg, Germany, between 1626-1629

1626-1629- 40 executions at Berndit, Buttan, Ebenheit, Wenchdorf and Heinbach, Germany, between 1626-1629

1626-1629- 56 executions at Mainz, Germany, between 1626-1629

1626-1629- 77 executions at Burgstadt, Germany, between 1626-1629

1626-1629- 8 executions in Prozelten and Amorbach, Germany between 1626-1629

1626-Anna Bos, Outer, d. Grammont, divination("Divination par la fusion du plomb."), s'amende

1627 Hennot, Catherine: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Germany in 1627

1627 and 1631- 900 executions at Bamberg, Germany, between 1627 and 1631

1627- 85 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Dieburg, Germany, in 1627

1627-1629- 79 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Offenburg, Austria, from 1627-1629

1627-la femme de Henricus Meert, Erembodegem, d. Alost, injuriee de sorciere, demande reparation(Catharina Straels, epose de Henricus Meert, fils de Petrus, demand la punition de sa belle-mere qui l'a injuriee d'etre sorciere: elle s'adresse au doyen lors de sa visite, celui-ci transmet au promoteur(De Brouwer, t.I, p. 98)

1628 Desbordes, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in France, in 1628

1628 Junius, Johannes: of Bamberg, executed for suspicion of witchcraft as a witch, on 6 August, 1628

1628- 1629 Bursten-Binderin, (first name unknown) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628- 1629

1628-1629 Ancker, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Babel, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Babel, Zuickel: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bannach, (husband) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bannach, (wife) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Basser, Fredrick: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Batsch, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bebelin, Gabriel: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Beck, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Beck, Viertel: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bentz, (daughter) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bentz, (mother) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Berger, Christopher: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Beutler, (first name unknown) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Brickmann, (first name unknown) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Bugler, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Canzler, (first name unknown) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Crots, (son) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Edelfrau, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Eyering, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Fleischbaum, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Gering, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Glaser, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Goldschmidt, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Gutbrod, (first name unknown:) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hafner, (son) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hammellmann, Melchoir: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hans, David: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hans, Kilian: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Harfner, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch herself in the prison of Bamberg, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Haus, (wife) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hirsch, Nicodemus: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hoecker, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hofschmidt, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Hofseiler, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Holtzmann, Stoffel: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Jung, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Knertz, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Knor, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Kramerin, Schelmerey: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Kuler, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Lambrecht, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Liebler, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Lutz, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Mark, Bernhard: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Meyer, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Rum, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Rutchser, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schellhar, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schenck, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schickelte, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schleipner, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schneider, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schutz, Babel: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schwartz, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Schwerdt, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Seiler, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Silberhans, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Steicher, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Steinacher, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Steinbach, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Stier, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Stolzberger, (granddaughter) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Stolzberger, (son) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Stolzberger, (wife) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Stuber, Laurence: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Sturmer, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Tungerslieber, (first name unknown) beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Vaecker, Paul: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Valkenburger, (daughter) (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Wagner, (first name unknown): burnt alive at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Wagner, Michael: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Weydenbusch, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Wirth, Klingen: beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1629 Wunth, (first name unknown): beheaded at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1629

1628-1639 Gobel, Barbara: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Wurzburg, Germany, 1628-1639

1628-Cornelius Van der Stricht, Appelterre, d. Gramont, injuriee une femme de "sorciere", refuse de revoquer ses injures

1628-Jacobus Heyns, Gavere, d. Alost, sortileges, poursuivi par l'eveque de Gand, puis Malines (Egalement cite par De Brouwer(t.I, p. 98)

1628-le chapelain de Sotteghem, Michelbeke, d. Renaix, exorcismes abus, scandales, denonce au promoteur

1629 Hunter, Alexander: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1629

1629- 274 executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Eichstatt, Germany in 1629

1630 Geissler, Clara: strangled at Gelnhausen, Germany circa 1630

1630 Utley, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch at Lancaster, England, in 1630

1630- 1 hanged as an accused witch at Sandwich, in Kent, England, in 1630

1630- 124 executed for suspicion of witchcraft by the Teutonic Order at Mergentheim, Germany in 1630

1630-un vagabond, Outer, d. Grammont, exorcismes sous pretexte de medecine, denonce au bras seculier

1630-une femme, Neervelp, d. Tirlemont, predictions superstitions

1630-une pauvre femme, Budingen, d. Leau, predictions superstitions

1631 Bull, Edmund: hanged as an accused witch at Taunton, England, in 1631

1631 Valee, Melchoir de la: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Nancy, France, in 1631

1631- 3 executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Lindheim, Germany in 1631

1631-Balduinus Overstraeten, Waarbeke, D. Grammont, superstitions et poisons, promoteur(La mere de Balduinus a ete brulee comme sorciere; denonce a son tour, il prend la fuite et se refugie chez une "pythonisse" de la region de Halle (De Brouwer, t. I, p.98)

1631-maitre Gerardus N., Erembodegen, d. Alost, exorcismes, promoteur(De Brouwer, t. I, p. 98, signale qu'il a ete plusiers fois fouette a Gand et ailleurs.)

1633 Pomp, Anna: executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Lindheim, Germany, in 1633

1633-Catharina Van Linters, Neerheylissem, d. Tirlemont, superstitions, souvent denononcee (De Brouwer (t.I, p.98 et t.II, p. 22) a retrouve la trace de Catharina de Luithere de Neerheilissem en 1631 dans les registres de l'officialite de Bruxelles. Elle aurait gueri un enfant en prononcant des paroles incomprehensibles et en lui placant sur la tete et les pieds les feuilles d'un arbre "vlierboom". Depuis sa renommee n'a cesse de croitre et des gens viennent des villages avoisinants dans l'espoir d'etre gueris. Elles les recoit les jours de marche au "Witte duif" a Tirlemont....)

1633-Petrus Ghaert, Bouwel, d. Herentals, possede du diable, le promoteur l'exorcise

1633-trois hommes, Erpe, d. Alost, vol sacrilege, (Les trois hommes ont vole un crane dans l'eglise de Erpe et l'ont place dans un arbre sur la place publique. La plaisanterie est prise au serieux par le cure qui les denonce comme "sacrileges".)

1634 Grandier, Urbain, burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Loudon, France, on 18 August, 1634

1636-Petrus Baiemaecher, Ename, d. Renaix, sorcier, denonce au promoteur

1638-un homme, Sterrebeek, d. Bruxelles, guerisseur de chevaux (Cet homme jouit d'un grand renom et l'on vient de tres loin pour le consulter.)

1640 Lamb, Dr.: stoned to death by a mob at St. Paul's Cross, London, England, in 1640

1640-1651- 30 burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Lindheim, Germany, between 1640-1651

1643 Barker, Janet: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643 Brown, Janet: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643 Brugh, John: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643 Cumlaquoy, Marian: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Orkney, Scotland in 1643

1643 Fynnie, Agnes: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643 Lauder, Margaret: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643 Peebles, Marion: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, in Scotland in 1643

1643-une jeune fille, Berchem, d. Anvers, sorciere, souvent denoncee

1644. Wanderson, (wife 1) (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft in England, in January, 1644.

1644. Wanderson, (wife 2) (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft in England, in January, 1644.

1645 Lakeland, (first name unknown): burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Ipswich, England, in 1645

1645 Lowes, John: hanged as an accused witch at Bury, England, about 1645

1645 Parsons, Hugh, New Engl/MA Sprngfld, May not have been specifically accused in 1645

1645 Parsons, Mary, New Engl/MA Sprngfld, May not have been specifically accused in 1645

1645- 150 killed in England in the last six months of 1645

1645- 20 executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Norfolk, England, on evidence of Matthew Hopkins, before 26 July, 1645

1645- 29 condemned, on the evidence of Matthew Hopkins, at Chelmsford, England, on 29 July, 1645

1646 Louis, (first name unknown): executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Suffolk, England, in 1646

1647 (5/25)Young, Alse, New Engl/CT Windsor, hanged as an accused witch.

1647 Baroni, Catterina: beheaded and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castelnovo, Italy, on 14 April, 1647

1647 Boulle, Thomas: burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Rouen, France, on 21 August, 1647

1647 Camelli, Domenica: beheaded and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castelnovo, Italy, on 14 April, 1647

1647 Caveden, Lucia: beheaded and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castelnovo, Italy, on 14 April, 1647

1647 Cemola, Zinevra: beheaded and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castelnovo, Italy, on 14 April, 1647

1647 Gratiadei, Domenica: beheaded and burned as a witch, on suspicion of practicing black magic and sorcery, at Castelnovo, Italy, on 14 April, 1647

1647 Younge, Alse: hanged as an accused witch in Connecticut, North America, on 26 May, 1647

1648 (12/7)Jonson, Mary, New Engl/CT Wethersfld, hanged as an accused witch.

1648 (6/15)Jones, Margaret, New Engl/MA Charleston, executed for suspicion of witchcraft

1648 Jones, Margaret: executed for suspicion of witchcraft in Charlestown, North America, on 15 June, 1648

1648 Jones, Thomas, New Engl/MA Charleston, Arrrested, final fate unknown.

1648- 2 executed for suspicion of witchcraft at Norwich, England, in 1648

1648-1650- 220 + in England and Scotland, on evidence of a Scottish Witch-finder, circa 1648-1650

1649 Bulmer, Matthew: hanged as an accused witch at Newcastle, England, in 1649

1649 Knott, Elizabeth: hanged as an accused witch at St. Albans, England, in 1649

1649 Oliver, Mary, New Engl/MA Boston, Confessed to Witchcraft, Fate unknown.

1649 Palmer, John: hanged as an accused witch at St. Albans, England, in 1649

1649- 14 hanged as an accused witch at Newcastle, England, in 1649

1650 Allen, Joan: hanged as an accused witch at the Old Bailey, London, England, in 1650

1650 Lake, Mrs. H., New Engl/MA Boston, executed for suspicion of witchcraft

1650- 2 killed by a mob at Auxonne, France, in 1650

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