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Clark, William (1568–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator, was born about June 1568, the son of John and Helen Clark. He was born and raised at Walsall, Staffordshire, where his father was master of the grammar school. Clark attended the English College, then at ...

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Kyteler [Kettle], Alice (fl. 1302–1324), alleged witch, was a member of the Kyteler family of Flemish merchants who settled in Kilkenny in the thirteenth century. Her parentage is unknown but she is likely to be related to William le Kyteler, merchant of Ypres...

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Shipton, Mother (supp. fl. 1530), supposed witch and prophetess, is a mostly legendary figure. The only historical support for her existence as a woman living in Tudor York is found in the slim pamphlet The Prophesie of Mother Shipton in the Raigne of King Henry the Eighth...

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Watson, William (1559?–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator, was born, by his own calculation, on 23 April 1559. Apart from the fact that he hailed from co. Durham nothing is known of his family. According to his never entirely trustworthy autobiographical note, apparently written for ...