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Weird History 75+ People Executed for Witchcraft  

Lex Louise
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Burn the witch! Witchcraft was once a crime with countless people hanged, burned at the stake, and even drowned. It was easy to prosecute and even easier to accuse. Here, we have some of the most famous victims of witchery.

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Johann Albrecht Adelgrief Executed In 1636

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Marigje Arriens Died at 71 (1520-1591) - Executed In 1591

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Angéle de la Barthe Died at 45 (1230-1275) - Executed In 1275

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Goodwife Bassett Executed In 1651

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Mary Bateman Died at 41 (1768-1809) - Executed In 1809

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Agnes Bernauer Died at 25 (1410-1435) - Executed In 1435

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Merga Bien Died at 43 (1560-1603) - Executed In 1603

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Lasses Birgitta Executed In 1550

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Bridget Bishop Died at 60 (1632-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Giovanna Bonanno Executed In 1789

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Sidonia von Borcke Executed In 1620

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George Burroughs Died at 40 (1652-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Anne de Chantraine Died at 17 (1605-1622) - Executed In 1622

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Michée Chauderon Executed In 1652

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Nyzette Cheveron Executed In 1605

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Elizabeth Clarke Died at 80 (1565-1645) - Executed In 1645

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Giles Corey Died at 81 (1611-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Martha Corey Died at 72 (1620-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Helena Curtens Executed In 1738

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André Devaux Died at 87 (1894-1981) - Executed In 1595

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Catherine Deshayes Executed In 1680

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Thomas Doughty Died at 63 (1793-1856) - Executed In 1578

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Mary Eastey Died at 58 (1634-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Anna Eriksdotter Executed In 1704

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Matteuccia de Francesco Executed In 1428

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Jeane Gardiner Executed In 1651

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Gilles Garnier Executed In 1573

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Janet, Lady Glamis Executed In 1537

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Ann Glover Executed In 1688

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Peronne Goguillon Executed In 1679

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Sarah Good Died at 39 (1653-1692) - Executed In 1692

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Urbain Grandier Died at 44 (1590-1634) - Executed In 1634

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Goodwife Greensmith Executed In 1663

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Goodman Greensmith Executed In 1663

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Bertrand Guilladot Executed In 1742

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Mechteld ten Ham Executed In 1605

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Walpurga Hausmannin Executed In 1587

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Katharina Henot Died at 57 (1570-1627) - Executed In 1627

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Adrienne d'Heur Executed In 1646

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Ann Hibbins Executed In 1656

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Janet Horne Executed In 1727

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Elin i Horsnäs Executed In 1611

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Elizabeth Howe Died at 57 (1635-1692) - Executed In 1692

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George Jacobs Died at 68 (1877-1945) - Executed In 1692

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Mary Johnson Died at 70 (1900-1970) - Executed In 1648

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Margaret Jones Executed In 1648

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Märet Jonsdotter Executed In 1672

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Johannes Junius Died at 55 (1573-1628) - Executed In 1628

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Ursula Kemp Died at 57 (1525-1582) - Executed In 1582

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Mrs. Kendall Executed In 1650