Google-Translate-Chinese (Simplified) BETA Google-Translate-English to French Google-Translate-English to German Google-Translate-English to Italian Google-Translate-English to Japanese BETA Google-Translate-English to Korean BETA Google-Translate-English to Russian BETA Google-Translate-English to Spanish
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/vhosts/monstrous.com/httpdocs/witches/plugins/content/pagebreakext.php on line 125

Witch Trials

The witch trials originated in south-eastern France during the 14th century, before spreading through central Europe and then into other parts of the continent and also amongst European colonies in North America. Whilst the earliest trial was in 1324, the peak of the witch hunt was between 1580 and 1630 and the last known trial occurred in 1782.

Amongst the most well known of these trials was the Scottish North Berwick witch trials, Swedish Torsåker witch trials and the American Salem witch trials. Among the largest and most notable was the Trier witch trials (1581–1593), the Fulda witch trials (1603–1606), the Würzburg witch trial (1626–1631) and the Bamberg witch trials (1626–1631).

Title Filter      Display #  
# Article Title Hits
1 History of witch trials 2178
2 Evidences for accusing a witch 1970
3 Execution of witches 2557
4 The trial of the Basque witches 2094
5 Aix-en-Provence 1959
6 Loudun 2215
7 Louviers 2449
8 The Affair of the Poisons 1705
9 The Salem Witch Trial 6644

 

The Witches Gallery