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a rigorous campaign to round up or expose dissenters on the pretext of safeguarding the welfare of the public
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On Thursday, Dr Claire Nally, senior lecturer in English literature at Northumbria University, will give a public talk titled Wild and Wicked Women: Newcastle's Witch Trials.
Jerry and Pat Nurss, both in their 70s, traveled to Salem in 1993 to see the homestead and mark the 300th anniversary of the end of the Salem witch trials.
Before the witch trials began, rumors about witchcraft and stories of enchantment had spread around the town.
As well as Saturday's performance the Newcastle City Guides have scheduled a series of shows on the witch trials for later in the year.
NELSON Be the jury on the witch trials at Llancaiach Fawr Manor.
Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction," according to the promo of "American Horror Story- Coven.
An unexpected bonus is the provision of perceptive insights into the old Salem witch trials.
Mitchell said the school's decision to educate students on Miller's play about the Salem Witch trials and the hunt for Communists during the McCarthy era is 'not a total loss on our end', but still hopes the school will take the posters down, the report added.
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Three decades before the famous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts, 11 "witches" were sent to the gallows in Hartford, Connecticut.
The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century.
The first major Scottish witch trials took place in 1590, presided over by King James VI.