The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

10 Tests for Guilt at the Salem Witch Trials (Our Constitution guarantees separation of Church and State for good REASON).

10 Tests for Guilt at the Salem Witch Trials (Our Constitution guarantees separation of Church and State for good REASON).

Rat bastards... this dark witch burns from within and loves the flames so no help is needed \,,/ Weird Tales, October, 1936

Rat bastards... this dark witch burns from within and loves the flames so no help is needed \,,/ Weird Tales, October, 1936

1692) - A resident of Salem Towne, Alice was executed on September 22, 1692 during the Salem Witch Trials. She was married to a fisherman named John Parker ...

1692) - A resident of Salem Towne, Alice was executed on September 22, 1692 during the Salem Witch Trials. She was married to a fisherman named John Parker ...

England's most famous witch trial took place in Lancashire in 1612.  Ten of the so-called Pendle Witches were hanged at Lancaster Castle after being deemed guilty of witchcraft. Their ghosts reputedly haunt the village of Newchurch which is where one of the witches is said to be buried.

England's most famous witch trial took place in Lancashire in 1612. Ten of the so-called Pendle Witches were hanged at Lancaster Castle after being deemed guilty of witchcraft. Their ghosts reputedly haunt the village of Newchurch which is where one of the witches is said to be buried.

When people hear the words "Witch Trials", the first thing that usually pops into their minds is Salem. What most would be surprised to learn is that the unnecessary and heinous act of trying, torturing, and killing "witches" goes back centuries before the Salem Witch Trials, actually originating in the fifteenth century in Europe.

When people hear the words "Witch Trials", the first thing that usually pops into their minds is Salem. What most would be surprised to learn is that the unnecessary and heinous act of trying, torturing, and killing "witches" goes back centuries before the Salem Witch Trials, actually originating in the fifteenth century in Europe.

Statue of Alice Nutter in Roughlee, Pendle, Lancashire, England. Alice was tried, convicted, and executed as one of the Pendle Witches in 1612.

Statue of Alice Nutter in Roughlee, Pendle, Lancashire, England. Alice was tried, convicted, and executed as one of the Pendle Witches in 1612.

Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

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