A Student of History

June 30, 2007

Witch to be pardoned

Filed under: The past that is still with us — John Maass @ 7:40 pm

225 years after the fact, a group of local and federal MPs has prepared a parliamentary motion demanding the full rehabilitation of a suspected witch, who was tortured into confessing to being a witch and was subsequently beheaded. Campaigners claim she was the victim of a conspiracy between the eastern town’s juridical and Protestant church authorities.

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