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Witch-hunt - Wikipedia

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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  ...

The European Witch Hunts - jw.org

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A FEW centuries ago in Europe, the fear of witchcraft led to witch hunts and executions. These occurred largely in France, Germany, northern Italy, Switzerland, ...

A History of Witchcraft Persecutions

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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 ...

European witch-hunts - RationalWiki

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The European witch-hunts represent some of the most famous, largest, and most humanly devastating examples of the Christian witch-hunt phenomena.

James VI and I: the king who hunted witches | History Extra

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Oct 1, 2013 ... The witch-hunts that swept across Europe from 1450 to 1750 were among the most controversial and terrifying phenomena in history ...

Before Salem, the First American Witch Hunt - History in the Headlines

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Oct 31, 2012 ... Find out about the accusations and trials that rattled Hartford, Connecticut, in 1662.

Episode 55: Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe | 15 Minute History

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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 ...

Common Errors about Witch Hunts - King's College

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Oct 31, 2001 ... This page has been replaced by http://www.brianpavlac.org/witchhunts/werrors. html. Ten Common Errors and Myths about the Witch Hunts,

The burning times: The Christian extermination of Witches and other ...

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1450: The first major witch hunts began in many western European countries. The Roman Catholic Church created an imaginary evil religion, using stereotypes ...

The Witch Trials in Europe - A World History Encyclopedia

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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 ...