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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

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Pogavie,Agnes (7/8/1661)

Trial process details

Associated case Pogavie,Agnes  (1661)
Trial process type Central

Linked trials

Black,Thomas  (trial date 7/8/1661)
Blackie,Elspett  (trial date 7/8/1661)
Bryson,Margaret  (trial date 7/8/1661)
Gibesone,Jonnet  (trial date 7/8/1661)
Wilson,Bessie  (trial date 7/8/1661)

Pre-trial central actions


Date Place Location

Pre-trial local actions


Date Place Location
29/7/1661 Liberton
7/8/1661 Edinburgh

Other information

Trial phase

Trial date7/8/1661
Place of trial - settlementEdinburgh

People involved with trial

Name Involvement
David Dunmure Prosecutor
David Mowbray Chancellor

Post-trial phase

Execution methodStrangle & Burn
Execution date9/8/1661
Execution locationCommon Green
Post-trial notesto be executed at Gilmerton, between 2 and 4 in the afternoon