McMuldroche and Elspeth Thomsone were found guilty
of witchcraft at a Court of Justiciary held in
the Tolbooth of Dumfries on 15 May 1671. The warrant
orders that they be taken to
the place of execution in Dumfries between
2pm and 4pm on Thursday
18 May 1671, and to be strangled to death and
the bodies burnt to ashes.