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  ASSI 35/45/3, (mm16-18); indictment roll
   
 
  ASSI 35/45/3, (mm16-18); indictment roll. This shows the accusations made in 1601 in the Hertfordshire Assize Court against Agnes Whittenbery. The jury found her guilty of being a witch and Agnes was hanged.
 
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  As you read these three sources, look for:
What seems to be the government attitude to witches?
In Source 1… note what she did which caused her to be found guilty.
 
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