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  • Collection: Poisoning or Demons?

Trial of Two witches.jpg
This image is an illustration created by Howard Pyle of a court/church room where a trial is taking place. Two women are being accused by another woman of being a witch.

John Hale.jpg
In this document, John Hale testifies in court that he witnessed Sarah Bishop having different “fits”. About midway through the document, it states that she had a vision of his children being dead. This is just one of the accusation that consisted of…

Martha Carrier's Trial.jpg
In this document Joseph Houlton and John Walcot blames multiple wives of townsmen for “sundry acts of witchcraft.” Most importantly the accusation against Martha Carrier, because she was later tried and put to death for the accusation of being a…
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