British Executions

Alice Mylles

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1579

Crime Location: Brightlingsea, Essex

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Alice Mylles was convicted of murder by witchcraft.

On 20 May 1579 she bewitched Susan, daughter of Henry Thymble aged 9 months whereof she died 30 July following.

On 8 March 1581 she bewitched John Eyer aged 11 years, whereof he died 9 March.

On 12 October 1582 she bewitched Margary Camberlen, whereof she languished until 18 July 1581 when she died.

see T/A 418/36/14 [ASS 35/23/T/14]

see T/A 418/36/15 [ASS 35/23/T/15]

see T/A 418/36/16 [ASS 35/23/T/16]