Elizabeth Proctor was assumed to be a witch and so was James Proctor. James Proctor tried to discuss their withering relationship even through these troubled times. Elizabeth Proctor is to blame for their marital problems.
In "The Crucible," Elizabeth Proctor accused Abigail of having an affair with her husband, John Proctor, and forced her to leave their home. Angered that John Proctor refused to carry on with their affair, Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft.