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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

Dodis,Issobell (7/8/1661)

Trial process details

Associated case Dodis,Issobell  (1661)
Trial process type Central

Linked trials

Mowat,Elspeth  (trial date 7/8/1661)
Pogavie,Agnes  (trial date 7/8/1661)

Pre-trial central actions

Pre-trial local actions


Date Place Location

Other information

Action dropped Yes  - 7/8/1661
Action dropped by (body)High Court

Pre-trial notes

In her confession her meetings with the Devil turned into possibly being men she encountered in daily life.

Trial phase

Trial date7/8/1661
Place of trial - settlementEdinburgh
General trial notesShe did not confess anything on 7/8/1661.

Post-trial phase

Other named witches

Margaret Browne
Bessie Flinker
Helen Mathie
Jeane Mathie
Jenet Umpherstoun
Bessie Wilson