Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Shipton, Ursula
Used Form: Mother Shipton
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1641: The first pamphlet appeared on the subject...
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The first pamphlet appeared on the subject of Mother Shipton, a Yorkshirewoman credited with magic powers including divination.
25 March 1645: In the first case of witchcraft managed by...
25 March 1645
In the first case of witchcraft managed by Matthew Hopkins
, Elizabeth Clarke
of Manningtree in Essex (who had probably been deprived of sleep during interrogation) confessed to using familiars.
30 August 1667: Anne Maxwell of Thames Street in London (a...
30 August 1667
of Thames Street in London (a master printer with about a hundred imprints between 1660 and 1684) entered as hers in the Stationers' RegisterThe life and death of Mother Shipton (a folk...