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CASE15411: Horary consultation concerning Goody Sybil Fisher (PERSON11787)

Question asked by Fisher (PERSON11747) on 1 August 1603 at 12:15


GJ Sibill Fisher of Cokenho 23|4| y August 1. ho 12 15 p. m. 1603

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Light headed laug{illeg}|h|es, but at first tooke it wth a weeping look ghastly. \a/ fleering look sett her teeth. one night did nothing but sweare and curse /

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Sibill Fisher she knowes not of her husband cōming for her, knowes nobody they bynde her hand and feete. when she is loose she is so strong that they cannot Deale wth her. sing idle song. Desyres to daunce. She had 2 midwives the first vnskilfull the 2 froward & would not meddle wth her because she was not first sent her, suspected to be a witche, the woman well layd but a weeke after fell into these fitt & at first speaking of her 2 midwyfe sayd. what doest thou there wth thy blacke hen. & such like speeches

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 113v (bottom left, and upper right parts of page)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), ‘CASE15411’, The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition,, accessed 13 April 2024.