The History of Leith

August 2, 2011

accusationes anent witchcraft.

25 Sepr. 1661.—The which day William Campbell in Restalrig gave in a bill of complaint upon Jon Foultoun and Marion Anderson his wife in calling his wife Jean Duncan witch who being called compeard and being interrogat confessit that they had called her witch because (said they) many had called her witch. Also they promised to give in some accusations against the said Jean within a short tym eftir the comunione.
17 Octor 1661.—Jon Foultoun in Restalrig gave in som accusationes against Jean Duncan yr anent witchcraft.

Source-South Leith Records

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