Tag Archives: Salem Witch Trials

May 14, 1878

On May 14, 1878, the last witchcraft trial was held in the United States in Salem, Massachusetts. It was called both, the ‘Salem Witchcraft Trial of 1878’ and the ‘Ipswich Witchcraft Trial’. It was a civil suit and not a … Continue reading

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February 28, 1692

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1692 the first official Salem witch hunt began. Hunters were not limited to sex or age limits of their prey, but it was considered bad form to accuse and then execute anyone under the … Continue reading

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May 29, 1660

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1660 Charles II was restored to the English throne after the short lived Puritan Commonwealth. The people of England decided that a life of Puritan values as the law of the land was a … Continue reading

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