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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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Name: Jack 22nd May 2017
that is agood story
Name: Brook 29th November 2016
I mean that is really weird i guess the logical soulution was to kill women.That happend in Boston to!
Name: Sajjad Ali 10th June 2016
it was so scarey
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