A witch-hunt is a search for people labelled "witches" or evidence of witchcraft,
often involving moral panic or mass hysteria. The classical period of witchhunts in
Scotland's witch-hunting had its origins in the marriage of King James to Princess
Anne of Denmark. Anne's voyage to Scotland for the wedding met with a bad ...
The witch hunts were an eruption of orthodox Christianity's vilification of women, "
the weaker vessel," in St. Paul's words. The second century St. Clement of ...
Oct 1, 2014 ... Stories of witches and witch-hunting in early modern Europe have captivated us
for centuries. During the early modern period of European ...
In Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne
, and Tituba, an Indian slave from Barbados, are charged with the illegal ...
Oct 31, 2001 ... Commentary on the European Witch Hunts. ... People condemned during the
Witch Hunts were burned at the stake. #8. During the time of the ...
Oct 21, 2010 ... Charlotte Hodgman talks to Owen Davies about nine places associated with the
witch hunts that saw hundreds put to death across early ...
Furthermore the frequency of witch trials varied over time. In Western Europe the
first witch hunts (in which large numbers of people were tried and convicted of ...
Jul 4, 2014 ... Far from fading away, thanks to digital interconnectedness and economic
development, witch hunting has become a growing, global problem.
There was much superstition and ignorance in 17th century England. Witchcraft
had been illegal since 1563 and hundreds of women were wrongly accused and