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Witchcraft in Early Modern ScotlandJames' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches$
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Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780859896801

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.001.0001

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Witch Hunting: Examinations, Confessions and Depositions

Witch Hunting: Examinations, Confessions and Depositions

(p.127) Chapter 7 Witch Hunting: Examinations, Confessions and Depositions
Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland

Lawrence Normand

Gareth Roberts

Liverpool University Press

Persons accused of witchcraft were detained, interrogated, and depositions were taken; this evidence was recorded and retained for use at trial. This chapter discusses and provides documentation for pre-trial examinations and depositions from late 1590 to early 1591; depositions from May to June 1591; and depositions after Euphame MacCalzean's death, June to December 1591.

Keywords:   witchcraft, witch hunts, witch trials, depositions, examinations

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