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Just a thought. I believe the witches” predictions are less about being magic and more about being untrustworthy- they like to mess with humans. Equivocation was the issue of the day in the Gunpowder trials, when the Catholics on trial. used it as justification for lying.
Equivocation comes up several times in conversations surrounding trials during the Tudor and Stuart era (particularly in association with witch trials). We talk with Marion Gibson on the witch trials, specifically under James I, in Episode 28 of That Shakespeare Life. You might enjoy her thoughts on it as well. https://www.cassidycash.com/ep28/