Posted on a building in Market Square, Newburyport, Massachusetts. In May 1680, Elizabeth Morse was convicted of "not having the fear of God before her eyes, being instigated by the Divil and had familiarity with the Divil."

According to a detailed article in
The Newburyport Daily News: "Gov. Simon Bradstreet ordered that she be hanged but granted her a reprieve until October.

While she was imprisoned in Boston, no one seemed in a hurry to carry out her execution. Indeed, members of the colony's House of Deputies wrote that they couldn't understand why she hadn't been executed.

Her husband petitioned the court, attempting to refute each of the 17 witnesses individually and asking the governor for mercy. Additional testimony in her case was taken in 1681.

Morse Society President Stafford-Ames Morse of Seattle, Wash., said there was some sort of dispute within the court system about whether to go ahead with her execution.

Eventually, she was sent home, with the restriction on her movements.

William Morse died in 1683. Neither Coffin nor Currier could find a date of death for Elizabeth, but Stafford-Ames Morse said it was 1690.

Stafford-Ames Morse said no one knows where her grave is, but she almost certainly isn't with her husband because witches couldn't be buried in church ground. Morse said no one knows where William is buried, either."
Posted on a building in Market Square, Newburyport, Massachusetts. In May 1680, Elizabeth Morse was convicted of "not having the fear of God before her eyes, being instigated by the Divil and had familiarity with the Divil." <br / According to a detailed article in The Newburyport Daily News: "Gov. Simon Bradstreet ordered that she be hanged but granted her a reprieve until October.

While she was imprisoned in Boston, no one seemed in a hurry to carry out her execution. Indeed, members of the colony's House of Deputies wrote that they couldn't understand why she hadn't been executed.

Her husband petitioned the court, attempting to refute each of the 17 witnesses individually and asking the governor for mercy. Additional testimony in her case was taken in 1681.

Morse Society President Stafford-Ames Morse of Seattle, Wash., said there was some sort of dispute within the court system about whether to go ahead with her execution.

Eventually, she was sent home, with the restriction on her movements.

William Morse died in 1683. Neither Coffin nor Currier could find a date of death for Elizabeth, but Stafford-Ames Morse said it was 1690.

Stafford-Ames Morse said no one knows where her grave is, but she almost certainly isn't with her husband because witches couldn't be buried in church ground. Morse said no one knows where William is buried, either."" height="303" width="403" />

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Patchwork Merchant Mercenaries had its humble beginnings as an idea of a few artisans and craftsmen who enjoy performing with live steel fighting. As well as a patchwork quilt tent canvas. Most had prior military experience hence the name.

 

Patchwork Merchant Mercenaries.

 

Vendertainers that brought many things to a show and are know for helping out where ever they can.

As well as being a place where the older hand made items could be found made by them and enjoyed by all.

We expanded over the years to become well known at what we do. Now we represent over 100 artisans and craftsman that are well known in their venues and some just starting out. Some of their works have been premiered in TV, stage and movies on a regular basis.

Specializing in Medieval, Goth , Stage Film, BDFSM and Practitioner.

Patchwork Merchant Mercenaries a Dept of, Ask For IT was started by artists and former military veterans, and sword fighters, representing over 100 artisans, one who made his living traveling from fair to festival vending medieval wares. The majority of his customers are re-enactors, SCAdians and the like, looking to build their kit with period clothing, feast gear, adornments, etc.

Likewise, it is typical for these history-lovers to peruse the tent (aka mobile store front) and, upon finding something that pleases the eye, ask "Is this period?"

A deceitful query!! This is not a yes or no question. One must have a damn good understanding of European history (at least) from the fall of Rome to the mid-1600's to properly answer. Taking into account, also, the culture in which the querent is dressed is vitally important. You see, though it may be well within medieval period, it would be strange to see a Viking wearing a Caftan...or is it?

After a festival's time of answering weighty questions such as these, I'd sleep like a log! Only a mad man could possibly remember the place and time for each piece of kitchen ware, weaponry, cloth, and chain within a span of 1,000 years!! Surely there must be an easier way, a place where he could post all this knowledge...

Traveling Within The World is meant to be such a place. A place for all of these artists to keep in touch and directly interact with their fellow geeks and re-enactment hobbyists, their clientele.

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