British Executions

Elizabeth Fraunces

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1579

Crime Location: Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Elizabeth Fraunces was convicted of witcraft and sentenced to be hanged. Execution not confirmed.

She had previously bee accused of bewitching two people and sentenced to prison and the stocks in 1566.

In 1579 she Admitted to witchcraft.