The History of Leith

October 18, 2013

Incarcered

28 Nov. 1644.—James Georg and Marione Aikman sujpplicat our sessione to suffeir his wife yr moyr (i.e. mother) Lilias Barrie to com out of prisone who haith been incarcered yis sex and threttie weekes being suspict of witch craft and could not find out any evident pre-sumptio qrupon ye sessione agreed yt shee should be let out upon sufficient cautione qlk ye bailies took upo yem to doe being requyrit for yat end.

Source-Record of the Session South Leith

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