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Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database

Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
Scottish History, School of History and Classics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Woodcut of a witch trial

Janet Love (5/6/1632)

Case details

The accused Love, Janet
Start date13/4/1632
End date5/6/1632
Characterisation Implicated by another witch
Not enough information

People involved in case

Name Involvement in case Notes
William Cochrane Investigator Sheriff of Renfrew
John Hamilton Investigator
William Playfair Procurator
Robert Sempill Cautioner

Trials associated with this case

Love,Janet Local trial

Qualitative information

Witches' Meetings

Folk Culture



RPC 2nd S, v4 p. 473