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Testing the Witch-finder General

Mistley, Essex, England (map) Dated: 1620 - 1645
In the 17th century, the idea of witches and witchcraft was taken very seriously. People were employed to hunt out witches. The most feared Witchfinder of all was Matthew Hopkins. Find out what happened, when he himself stood accused of sorcery.

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