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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

Reoch,Elspeth (22/3/1616)

Trial process details

Associated case Reoch,Elspeth  (1616)
Trial process type Local

Pre-trial central actions

Pre-trial local actions


Date Place Location

Other information

Trial phase

Trial date22/3/1616
Place of trial - countyOrkney
Place of trial - burghKirkwall
No known reference to central justiceYes
General trial notesTried by the Procurator Fiscal.

People involved with trial

Name Involvement
William Bannatyne Chancellor
Henry Stewart Judge

Post-trial phase