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Robinson, Edmund (b. 1622x4, d. in or after 1677), witch accuser

John T. Swain

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/67792

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Robinson, Edmund (b. 1622x4, d. in or after 1677), witch accuser, was the son of Edmund Robinson (also known as Edmund Rough, alias Robinson), a mason or waller of Wheatley Lane in the chapelry of Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire. His mother's name is not known; she was alive in 1634 and, he acknowledged, had brought him up to spin wool and fetch home her cattle....

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