My grandfather tried to defend this woman back then. He had written a letter to the court stating that she was a good Christian woman who wasn't a witch.

My grandfather tried to defend this woman back then. He had written a letter to the court stating that she was a good Christian woman who wasn't a witch.

Le #streghe di #Poschiavo: storia, dati e #processi nella valle attraversata dal Trenino Rosso del #Bernina.

Le #streghe di #Poschiavo: storia, dati e #processi nella valle attraversata dal Trenino Rosso del #Bernina.

Elizabeth Howe was one of the accused in the Salem witch trials. She was found guilty and executed on July 19, 1692.

Elizabeth Howe was one of the accused in the Salem witch trials. She was found guilty and executed on July 19, 1692.

Salem Witch Trials Victims' Names | Mary Corey (1621 - 1684) - Find A Grave Memorial

Salem Witch Trials Victims' Names | Mary Corey (1621 - 1684) - Find A Grave Memorial

Witch Trials - The Giles Cory Marker on Crystal Lake in Peabody, Massachusetts, in the midst of what was previously Corey’s 150-acre property. -  The only victim of the Salem Witch Trials to have died as a result of torture on September 19, 1692.   Cory, whose wife Martha would hang three days later, was generally cantankerous, over eighty years old, and a wealthy landower. He refused to cooperate with his torturers and is even said to have asked for “more weight”.

Witch Trials - The Giles Cory Marker on Crystal Lake in Peabody, Massachusetts, in the midst of what was previously Corey’s 150-acre property. - The only victim of the Salem Witch Trials to have died as a result of torture on September 19, 1692. Cory, whose wife Martha would hang three days later, was generally cantankerous, over eighty years old, and a wealthy landower. He refused to cooperate with his torturers and is even said to have asked for “more weight”.

Grave of "Giles Corey, Pressed to Death, Sept. 19, 1692" at Salem, MA. Possibly a victim of the Salem Witch Trials?

Grave of "Giles Corey, Pressed to Death, Sept. 19, 1692" at Salem, MA. Possibly a victim of the Salem Witch Trials?

http://kittythedreamer.hubpages.com/hub/Haunted-Salem

http://kittythedreamer.hubpages.com/hub/Haunted-Salem

June 10th, 1692: Bridget Bishop, hanged for witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials.

June 10th, 1692: Bridget Bishop, hanged for witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials.

Salem Witch Trials Memorial - Margaret Scott. #salemwitchtrials

Salem Witch Trials Memorial - Margaret Scott. #salemwitchtrials

Salem Witch Trials Memorial - John Proctor. #salemwitchtrials

Salem Witch Trials Memorial - John Proctor. #salemwitchtrials

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