Examinations of Five Accused Witches in Salem, 1692

Examinations of Five Accused Witches in Salem, 1692

by Peter Kennseth
     
 
The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings before county court trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in the counties of Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex in colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693.

The best-known trials were conducted in Salem Town. Over 150 people were arrested and imprisoned. All twenty-six who went to trial

Overview

The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings before county court trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in the counties of Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex in colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693.

The best-known trials were conducted in Salem Town. Over 150 people were arrested and imprisoned. All twenty-six who went to trial before this court were convicted. Nineteen of the accused, fourteen women and five men, were executed by hanging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012272638
Publisher:
Baxter St.
Publication date:
10/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
927,445
File size:
2 MB

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