witch documents – Salem witch trial

June 6th, 2018

1692 – 1878

Salem witch trial/Salem village

The Salem witch trial accused people of being witches. 15o people were arrested after being accused of practicing witchcraft. Even more people were accused. 29 people were found guilty in witchcraft. (  14 women and 5 men ).

Corey Giles, who refused his plea, was crushed to death by heavy stones. 5 more were accused and died in prison.

The Ipswitch trials  were held in 1878, referred as the second Salem trial.

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