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North Berwick Trials

The North Berwick trials began in November 1590 when David Seton accused his servant, Geillis Duncan, of being a witch. Duncan was a known healer in the area, which contributed to Seton’s suspicions. He tortured her and forced her to name other witches that had been her accomplices, thus beginning the first great witch-hunt in […]

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The English Civil War

  The English Civil War was a series of 3 armed conflicts from 1642-1651.  The conflict was between the Parliamentarians “Roundheads” and the Royalists “Cavaliers”.  It was primarily a debate over how the country should be run: either a constitutional monarchy or an absolute monarchy.  The end outcome had parliament wining the war during the […]

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Turku Trials

The Turku Trials were part of the second wave of witch trials in Finland. The Turku Academy was Finland’s first university and was founded in 1640. This university became a key part for the importation of European ideas of demonology which led to something that resembled a traditional witch-hunt with a concentration on women, as […]

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Sample Event

This is a post for a sample event.

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