British Executions

Katherine Pullen

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1572

Crime Location: Tollesbury, Essex

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Katherine Pullen was convicted of murder by witchcraft. Execution not confirmed.

She bewitched Joan Dannynge, wife of John Dannynge, so that she instantly died on 12 November.

Katherine Pullen was described as a spinster and a common witch.

see [ASS 35/15/3/37]