Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1578
Crime Location: Great Dunmow
Execution Place: unknown
Joan Prestmary and Richard Prestmary were convicted of murder by witchcraft and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.
They bewitched Gabriel Smythe of Great Dunmow, a brickelayer, whereby he languished until he died 17 July following.
see ASS 35/21/7/5