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England's most famous witch trial took place in Lancashire in 1612. Ten of the so-called Pendle Witches were hanged at Lancaster Castle after being deemed guilty of witchcraft. Their ghosts reputedly haunt the village of Newchurch which is where one of the witches is said to be buried.

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Never forget the burning times! salem witch memorial | Salem Witch Memorial plaque- This is why freedom of religion is so vital!

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History of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England - the town's history goes beyond the well-known tales of St Edmund & Magna Carta. Two battles were fought nearby, a prince died here and the heir to the throne was murdered here. High treason was plotted. The town also has links with the ransom of a king, the divorce of another and the burial of a queen; Not to mention the abolition of slavery and the Salem Witch Trials ...

History of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England - the town's history goes beyond the well-known tales of St Edmund & Magna Carta. Two battles were fought nearby, a prince died here and the heir to the throne was murdered here. High treason was plotted. The town also has links with the ransom of a king, the divorce of another and the burial of a queen; Not to mention the abolition of slavery and the Salem Witch Trials ...

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Statue of Alice Nutter in Roughlee, Pendle, Lancashire, England. Alice was tried, convicted, and executed as one of the Pendle Witches in 1612.

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from OUPblog

The Salem Witch Trials [infographic

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

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Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

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