that after Bridget visited their home in 1680, their young son was taken. On April 18, Bridget Bishop was arrested with others and taken to Ingersoll's Tavern. John Bly and his wife Rebecca testified that they bought a sow from Bridgets husband, Edward Bishop, only to then get into a quarrel with Bridget over the payment. Sam: Braybrook affirmed that she told him to day that she had been accounted a witch these 10 years, but she was no witch, the. She was married three times. That same day, Bridget Bishop was indicted and arraigned on five separate charges of witchcraft. She is described as wearing a black cap and black hat, and a red paragon bodice, bordered and looped with different colors. Bishop, whose maiden name was Playfer, was born sometime between 16 in England.
Once such witness was John Louder who testified that eight years before, when he was staying with the People Who Control Your Mind Bridget Bishops neighbor, John Gedney, Gedney would often quarrel with Bishop about letting her chickens wandering into his apple orchard. He also testified that Bishop asked him to dye lace, which apparently was too small to be used on anything but a poppet (doll used in spell-casting). This statement implied that the tiny pieces of lace were being dyed for clothing for the poppets Bridget made. Poppets with pins in them refers to what today people call voodoo dolls. She was executed by hanging on Gallows Hill on June. 1, contents, recent historical interpretation edit, one interpretation of the historical record suggests that she was a resident of Salem Town and thus not the tavern owner. As the trials progressed the evidence would grow weaker. Further reading edit Boyer, Paul.; Nissenbaum, Stephen (1999). A doctor concluded that the children were suffering from the effects of witchcraft, and the young girls corroborated the doctors diagnosis. Poppets were all too clear evidence of image magic.