The War on Witches

On March 31, 2011 By

historyextra.com magazine article   Where history happened 

1. Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Mass witch trials were rare in England, primarily due to the workings of common law, which prevented individuals from pursuing campaigns against a general perceived threat. Instead, a charge was usually based on a formal complaint from [...]

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Frank Watson

On March 15, 2011 By

I was born and bred within sight of Pendle Hill, and have lived all my life within sight of Pendle Hill. I have traced my ancestry back to the late 1500’s in Colne, my however-many-great-grandfather had an ale house there at that time, could it have been the one mentioned in the Pendle Witch Trials? [...]

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