Elizabeth Proctor

Elizabeth Proctor

Elizabeth (Bassett) Proctor (born 1652 in Lynn, Massachusetts) was accused of witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials. She was the wife of John Proctor, and remarried after his execution. Part of her life was fictitiously dramatized as part of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible and later adaptations.

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Salem Witch Trials - Timeline - Accusations and Examinations Before Local Magistrates
... When Sarah Cloyce (Nurse's sister) and Elizabeth (Bassett) Proctor were arrested in April, they were brought before John Hathorne and Jonathan Corwin, not ... Objections by John Proctor during the proceedings resulted in his arrest that day as well ... member in Salem Town), Abigail Hobbs, Bridget Bishop, Mary Warren (a servant in the Proctor household and sometime accuser herself) and Deliverance Hobbs (stepmother of Abigail Hobbs) were arrested and examined ...
The Crucible - Characters (in Order of Appearance)
... the children and prepares a potion for Abigail that will kill Elizabeth Proctor ... Abigail was previously the maid for the Proctor house, fired by Elizabeth after her discovery of Abigail's affair with her husband, John ... Finally, she accuses Elizabeth Proctor, believing that John truly loves her and not Elizabeth ...

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