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October 1692

This entry was posted on Oct 24 2010

From Marilynne K. Roach’s Chronology of the Salem Witch Trials

sir-william-phips With opposition to the court’s methods growing, Governor Phips suspends the Court of Oyer and Terminer until England can advise on the witch problem.  Some of the younger suspects are released on bail.

Image of Sir William Phips from University of Virginia website “Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project”:

Description: Portrait of Sir William Phips. Oil painting by Thomas Child, Boston, ca. 1687-94.
Source: Cover illustration. The New England Knight: Sir William Phips, 1651-1695. By Emerson W. Baker and John G. Reid. University of Toronto Press, 1998. Photograph by Nicholas Dean, courtesy of the Gardiner family.

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PUT TO DEATH

June 10, 1692

Bridget Bishop

July 19, 1692

Sarah Good

Rebecca Nurse

Susannah Martin

Elizabeth How

Sarah Wildes

August 19, 1692

George Burroughs

John Proctor

John Willard

George Jacobs

Martha Carrier

September 19, 1692

Giles Cory, pressed to death

September 22, 1692

Martha Cory

Mary Eastey

Alice Parker

Ann Pudeater

Margaret Scott

Wilmott Redd

Samuel Wardwell

Mary Parker

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