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Witch Hunts: 1651 AD - Today

Witch hunts and the horrors and madness of ignorance, suspicion, and superstition that result from subsequent atrocities committed against innocent and harmless people have hardly subsided over the centuries. Even today, in many areas of the world, the relentless pursuit and persecution of people suspected of witchcraft, continue.

What follows is a condensed and nowhere near complete timeline of the atrocities wrought upon suspected witches. Bear in mind, that this list only scratches the surface.

Atrocities Timeline

1651 (3/6+) – Carrington, Joan, New England/CT Hartford, hanged as an accused witch.

1651 (3/6+) – Carrington, John, New England/CT Hartford, hanged as an accused witch.

1651 (5/29) – Parsons, Mary, New England/MA Springfield, executed for witchcraft and sorcery.

1651 (5/31) – Parsons, Hugh, New England/MA Springfield, Acquitted.

1651 – "Hostile Indians"?, New England/United Colonies?, Harassed Uncas, a Mahegan Sachem.

1651 – Bassett, "Goody", New England/CT Stratford, hanged as an accused witch.

1651 – Bradstreet, John, New England/MA Rowley, Fined 20 shillings and a whipping.

1651 – Godman, Elizabeth, New England/CT New Haven, Freed her "under suspicion."

1651 – Kendal, Mrs., New England/MA Cambridge, executed for witchcraft and sorcery.

1652, 1660 – Maria Michiels, Neerlinter, d. Leau, incantations, sortileges, le cure lui refuse l'absolution.

1652 – Adamson, Francis: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Durham, England, in 1652.

1652 – Ashby, Anne: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1652 – Browne, Mary: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1652 – Huxley, Catherine: hanged as an accused witch at Worcester, England in the summer of 1652.

1652 – Martyn, Anne: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1652 – Peterson, Joan: hanged as an accused witch at Tyburn, England, in April, 1652.

1652 – Powle, (first name unknown): executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Durham, England, in 1652.

1652 – Reade, Mary: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1652 – Wilson, Anne: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1652 – Wright, Mildred: hanged as an accused witch at Maidstone, England, in July, 1652.

1653 – Bodenham, Anne: hanged as an accused witch at Salisbury, England, in 1653.

1653 – Godfrey, John, New England/MA Andover, Final trial not held until 1659, outcome unknown.

1653 – Knapp, "Goody", New England/CT Fairfield, hanged as an accused witch.

1653 – Newman, Elizabeth: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Whitechapel, England in 1653.

1653 – Staples, Mrs. T., New England/CT Fairfield, Aquitted and her accuser, Roger Ludlow, was fined 20 Pounds.

1653 – Guillaume Van der Stricht, Steenhuise, d. Renaix, magie aved Petrus Valentijn, cfr no. 40.

1653 – Petrus Becaert, Maarke, d. Renaix, sortilege, officialite.

1654 (10/16) – Mrs. Rich, Acquitted, New England/MD Manship, her Accuser Peter Godson.

1654 (9) – Gilbert, Lydia, New England/CT Windsor, hanged as an accused witch.

1654 – Lee, Mary, New England/MD, hanged as an accused witch at sea, No verdict found on John Bosworth.

1654 – 102 burned in Zuckmantel, Germany, in 1654.

1654 – Cornelius Huysmans cure de, Erpe, d. Alost, superstitions, officialite de Malines (De Brouwer, t, II, p. 647: Cornelius Huysman, cure de Erpe et l'ont condamne pour superstitions le 12 mars 1654; t.II, p. 732 et 768: il doit payer une amend de 17 florins.

1655 (10/4) – Godman, Elizabeth, New England/CT New Haven, (Third Trial) Verdict "Suspicious of Witchcraft", released.

1655 (9/?) – Godman, Elizabeth, New England/CT New Haven, (Second Trial) Verdict "Suspicious of Witchcraft."

1655 – Bayley, Mrs. Nicholas, New England/CT New Haven, Freed, but banished from the Colony.

1655 – Bayley, Nicolas, New England/CT New Haven, Freed, but banished from the Colony.

1655 – Boram, (daughter) (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch at Bury St Edmunds, England, in 1655.

1655 – Boram, (mother) (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch at Bury St Edmunds, England, in 1655.

1656 (6/19) – Hibbins, Anne, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1656 – Cole, Eunice, New England/NH Hampton, Discharged and released.

1656 – Harding, William, New England/VA Nrthmbrld, Ten Stripes from a lash, and permanent banishment.

1656 – Hibbins, Anne: hanged as an accused witch in Boston, Massachusetts on 19 June, 1656.

1656 – Welford, Jane, New England/NH Dover, Freed upon condition of good behavior.

1656 – Elizabeth Van Ongelege, Geetbets, d. Leau, divinatrice.

1657, 1668 – une femme, Grez-Doiceau, magie et concubinage, promoteur.

1657 – Batchelor, Goodwife, New England/MA, Final result unknown.

1657 – Hogg, Jane, New England/MA, Final result unknown.

1657 – Hogg, (fnu), New England/MA?, Final result unknown.

1657 – Meaker, William, New England/CT New Haven, Acquitted.

1657 – Pope, Anne, New England/MA, Final result unknown.

1657 – March, Jennette Huart-and others strangled and burned as witches in Sugny, Belgium.

1658 (9/5) – Jenning, Margaret, New England/CT Saybrook, Released when the jury became hanged as an accused witch.

1658 (9/5) – Jenning, Nicholas, New England/CT Saybrook, Released when the jury became hanged as an accused witch.

1658 – Brooks, Jane: hanged as an accused witch in England on 26 March, 1658.

1658 – Elizabeth, Richardson, New England/MD, hanged as an accused witch at sea, No verdict found on Edward Prescott.

1658 – Garlick, Eliz. "Goody", New England/CT Easthamptn, Released but had to pay court costs.

1658 – Grade, Katherine, New England/Jamestown, hanged as an accused witch at sea, Cpt. Bennet was call for by a jury.

1658 – Oliver, Mary: burned at Norwich, England, in 1658.

1658 – Orchard, (first name unknown): executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salisbury, England, in 1658.

1658 – 18 burned at Castle Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1658.

1658 – Maria Burgels, Neerlinter, d. Leau, divinatrice.

1659 – Robinson, Mrs. John, New England/VA, Acuitted., Accuser had to pay a hefty fine.

1660 – Brose, Elizabeth: tortured to death in the castle of Gommern, Germany, on 4 November, 1660.

1660 – Holman, Winifred, New England/MA Cambridge, Unknown Verdict.

1660 – Holmes, Mrs. W, New England/Plymouth, Acquitted.

1660 – Wright, Mary, New England/Long Island, Acquitted of Witchery; Convicted of being Quaker.

1660 – Vigilia Van Huverdael1660, Hoeleden, d. Leau, sortileges et "perditissima."

1661 – Allen, Jonet: burned in Scotland in 1661.

1662 (1/20) – Greensmith, Nathanial, New England/CT Hartford, hanged as an accused witch., Accused by his wife Rebecca.

1662 (1/20) – Sanford, Andrew, New England/CT Hartford, Acquitted, Accused, of "disturbing" Anna Cole.

1662 – Ayres, Goodwife, New England/CT Hartford, Accused by the daughter of John Kelley.

1662 – Ayres, William, New England/CT Hartford, Accused by the daughter of John Kelley.

1662 – Barnes, Mary, New England/CT Farmington, hanged as an accused witch.

1662 – Grant, Mrs. Peter, New England/CT Hartford?.

1662 – Greensmith, (first name unknown): hanged as an accused witch in Hartford, New England, on 20 January, 1662.

1662 – Greensmith, Rebecca, New England/CT Hartford, hanged as an accused witch., Accused by William Ayres.

1662 – Palmer, Katherine, New England/CT Hartford?.

1662 – Sanford, Mary, New England/CT Hartford, hanged as an accused witch., Accused by William Ayres.

1662 – Seager, Elizabeth, New England/CT Hartford, Tried three times, acquitted twice.

1662 – Varleth, Judith, New England/CT Hartford, Found guilty 1/6., She was released.

1662 – Wakely, James, New England/CT Hartford, Verdict unknown, but since he quickly escaped.

1663-1728 – Mather, Cotton- defends the trials and executions in New England. In 1689 – writes Memorable Providence Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions.

1663 – Cox, Julian: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Taunton, England, in 1663.

1663 – Schuler, (first name not known): burned at Lindheim, Germany on 23 February 1663.

1664 – Cullender, Rose: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Bury St Edmunds, England, on 17 March 1664.

1664 – Duny, Amy: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Bury St Edmunds, England, on 17 March 1664.

1664 – Style, Elizabeth: died in prison, at Taunton, England, in 1664.

1670 – Drummond, Alexander: executed for witchcraft and sorcery in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1670.

1670 – Oswald, Catherine: burned in Scotland in 1670.

1670 – Weir, Thomas: burned between Edinburgh and Leith, Scotland, on 11 April 1670.

1670 – 85 executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Mohra, Sweden, on 25 August, 1670.

1671, 1672 – un homme, Bonheiden, d. Malines, familiarite avec le diable.

1671 – Antoine Goyvaerts laic, Wilhelm, d. Oordegem, benefictions, superstitions.

1671 – le cure d', Oudegem, d. Alost, exorcismes sans permission.

1672-1683, 1684-1685 – Englebert Reydanus, Winksele, d. Louvain, devin, persevere, (Enferme tout d'abord chez les Alexiens de Louvain, dans l'espoir de le convertir, il est enleve par ses fils, s'enfuit a Bruxelles ou il reprend ses pratiques. Aucun ne semble avoir ete inquiete par la suite.

1674 – Foster, Anne: hanged as an accused witch at Northampton, England, in 1674.

1674 – 1677- 71 beheaded or burned in Sweden between 1674-1677.

1676 – Anna Scheppers, Tielt N.D., d. Diest, magie.

1678 – 11 burned at Prestonpans, Scotland, in 1678.

1678 – 90 burned at Salzburg, Austria, in 1678.

1680 – Thompson, Annaple: burned in Scotland in 1680.

1680 – Craw, William: burned in Scotland in 1680.

1680 – Deshayes, Catherine: burned on 22 February 1680.

1680 – Hamilton, Margaret: burned in Scotland in 1680.

1680 – Pichler, Emerenziana: burned at Defereggen, Germany, on 25 September 1680 (her two sons, aged 12 and 14, were also burned two days later).

1680 – Pringle, Margaret: burned in Scotland in 1680.

1680 – Vickar, Bessie: burned in Scotland in 1680.

1680 – 36 executed for witchcraft and sorcery in Paris, France, in 1680.

1681, 1687, 1697 – Anna Van den Plas, Langdorp, d. Diest, "notoria peccatrix", superstitions, divinatrice.

1682 – Edwards, Susanna: hanged as an accused witch at Bideford, England in 1682.

1682 – Lloyd, Temperance: hanged as an accused witch at Bideford, England in 1682.

1682 – Trembles, Mary: hanged as an accused witch at Bideford, England in 1682.

1684 – 1685- "Several" burned at Rouen, France, in 1684-1685.

1687 – 3 executed for witchcraft and sorcery (Suzanna, Isle and Catherine (last names unknown) at Arendsee, Germany, in 1687.

1688 – Glover, "Goody", New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1688 – Glover, Goody: hanged as an accused witch at Salem, New England, in 1688.

1690 – 1694- 36 burned at Nordlingen, Germany between 1690-1694.

1690 – un religieux d'Averbode, cure de, Messelbroeck, d. Diest, exorcise sans permission.

1692 (2/29) – Cloyce, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined., Rebecca Nurse's sister.

1692 (2/29) – Tituba, Tried., New England/MA Salem, Carib Indian Slave.

1692 (4/22) – Abbott, Nehemiah, New England/MA Topsfield, Cleared of charges.

1692 (4/22) – Bishop, Edward, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 (4/22) – Bishop, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 (4/22) – Black, Mary, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 (4/22) – English, Mary, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 (5/10) – Dustin, Lydia, New England/MA Reading, Examined., Died in prison.

1692 (5/10) – Jacobs, Margaret, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 (5/10) – Osborne, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, She died in prison in Boston.

1692 (5/18) – Easty, Mary, New England/MA Salem, Released after examination.

1692 (5/2) – Morey, Sarah, New England/MA Beverly, Examined.

1692 (5/31) – Alden, John, New England/MA Boston, Examined.

1692 (5/9) – Churchill, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, examined., One of the Afflicted girls.

1692 (6/10) – Bishop, Bridget, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (7/19) – Good, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch (Wife of a common laborer).

1692 (7/19) – How, Elizabeth, New England/MA Topsfield, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (7/19) – Martin, Susannah, New England/MA Amesbury, executed for witchcraft and sorcery.

1692 (7/19) – Nurse, Rebecca, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (7/19) – Wildes, Sarah, New England/MA Topsfield, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/19) –  – Burroughs, George, New England/Maine Wells, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/19) – Carrier, Martha, New England/MA Andover, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/19) – Jacobs, George (Sr), New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/19) – Proctor, John, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/19) – Willard, John, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (8/6) – Proctor, Elizabeth, New England/MA Salem, Tried Witchcraft.

1692 (9/16) – Corey, Giles, New England/MA Salem, Pressed to Death.

1692 (9/17) – Eames, Rebecca, New England/MA Andover, tried and condemned.

1692 (9/17) – Faulkner, Abigail (Jr), New England/MA Salem, tried and condemned.

1692 (9/17) – Faulkner, Abigail (Sr), New England/MA Salem, tried and condemned.

1692 (9/17) – Foster, Ann, New England/MA Andover, Tried and condemned., Died in Prison?.

1692 (9/17) – Hobbs, Abigail, New England/MA Topsfield, tried and condemned, She confessed (4/19).

1692 (9/17) – Lacy, Mary, New England/MA Andover, (Jr), Tried and condemned., Age 15. Granddaughter of Ann Foster.

1692 (9/17) – Lacy, Mary, New England/MA Andover, (Sr), tried and condemned., Daughter of Ann Foster.

1692 (9/21) – Hoar, Dorcas, New England/MA Beverly, Confessed. Her execution was delayed.

1692 (9/22) –  – Reed, Wilmott, New England/MA Marblehead, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Corey, Martha, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Easty, Mary, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Parker, Alice, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Parker, Mary, New England/MA Andover, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Parker, Sarah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 (9/22) – Pudeator, Anne, New England/MA Salem, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Scott, Margaret, New England/MA Salem ?, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/22) – Wardwell, Samuel, New England/MA Andover, executed for witchcraft and sorcery; hanged as an accused witch.

1692 (9/9) – Bradbury, Mary, New England/MA Salisbury, tried and condemned 9/9.

1692, 19 August – Burroughs, George: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 August, 1692.

1692 – Salem Witch Trials: five hanged as an accused witch on July 19 - August, -five were hanged as an accused witch, on September 22, another eight. (a dog was also executed for witchcraft and sorcery).

1692 – Dicer, Elizabeth, New England/ME Piscataqua, Examined.

1692 – Dike, Rebecca, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Dolliver, Ann, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Elwell, Esther, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Emons, Joseph, New England/MA Manchester, Examined.

1692 – Frost, Nicholas, New England/MA Manchester, Examined.

1692 – Peney, Joan, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Piscataqua, Hardy, New England/ME, Thomas, Examined.

1692 – Prince, Margaret, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Roe, Abigail, New England/MA Gloucester, Examined.

1692 – Sparks, Martha, New England/MA Chelmsford, Examined.

1692 – Candy, New England/MA Salem, Examined Barbados Slave.

1692 – Abbott, Arthur, New England/MA Ipswich ?, Examined.

1692 – Andrew, Daniel, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Barker, Abigail, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Barker, Mary, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Barker, William (Jr.), New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Barker, William (Sr.), New England/MA Andover, Confessed.

1692 – Bassett, Sarah, New England/MA Lynn, Examined.

1692 – Bibber, Sarah, New England/MA Wenham, Examined.

1692 – Bishop, Briget: hanged as an accused witch at Salem, New England on 10 June, 1692.

1692 – Bridges, Mary (Jr), New England/MA Andover, Accused.

1692 – Bridges, Mary (Sr), New England/MA Andover, Accused.

1692 – Bridges, Sarah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Bromage, Hannah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Buckley, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Carrier, Andrew, New England/MA Andover, Verdict? Son of Thomas and Martha Carrier.

1692 – Carrier, Martha: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 August, 1692.

1692 – Carrier, Richard, New England/MA Andover, Verdict? Son of Thomas and Martha Carrier.

1692 – Carrier, Sarah, New England/MA Andover, Confessed., Daughter of Thomas and Martha Carrier (Age 8).

1692 – Carrier, Thomas (Jr.), New England/MA Andover, Confessed. Son of Thomas and Martha Carrier.

1692 – Carroll, Hannah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Carter, Bethia (Jr.), New England/MA Woburn, Examined.

1692 – Carter, Bethia (Sr.), New England/MA Woburn, Examined.

1692 – Cary, Elizabeth, New England/MA Charlestn, Examined.

1692 – Clarke, Mary, New England/MA Haverhill, Examined.

1692 – Clenton, Rachel, New England/MA Ipswich, Examined.

1692 – Cole, Sarah, New England/MA Lynn, Examined.

1692 – Cole, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Colson, Elizabeth, New England/MA Reading, Examined.

1692 – Colson, Mary, New England/MA Reading, Examined.

1692 – Corey, Giles: pressed to death at Salem, New England, on 19 September, 1692.

1692 – Corey, Martha: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Dane, Deliverance, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Davis, Sarah, New England/MA Wenham, Examined.

1692 – DeRich, Mary, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Downing, Mehitabel, New England/MA Ipswich?, Examined.

1692 – Draper, Joseph, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Dustin, Sarah, New England/MA Reading, Examined.

1692 – Eames, Daniel, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Easty, Mary: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Emerson, Martha, New England/MA Haverhill, Examined.

1692 – English, Philip, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Farrer, Thomas, New England/MA Lynn, Examined.

1692 – Farrington, Edward, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Faulkner, Dorothy, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Flood, John, New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Fosdick, Elizabeth, New England/MA Malden, Examined.

1692 – Fry, Eunice, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Good, Dorcas, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Good, Sarah: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 July, 1692.

1692 – Green, Mary, New England/MA Haverhill, Examined.

1692 – Hart, Elizabeth, New England/MA Lynn, Examined.

1692 – Hatfield, Rachel, New England/MA Ipwich?, Examined.

1692 – Hawks, Margaret, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Hawks, Sarah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Hobbs, Deliverance, New England/MA Topsfield, Examined.

1692 – Hobbs, William, New England/MA Topsfield, Examined.

1692 – How, Elizabeth: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 July, 1692.

1692 – Howard, John, New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Hubbard, Elizabeth, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Hutchins, Francis, New England/MA Haverhill, Examined.

1692 – Ireson, Mary, New England/MA Lynn, Examined.

1692 – Jackson, John (Jr), New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Jackson, John (Sr), New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Jacobs, George (Jr), New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Jacobs, George: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 August, 1692.

1692 – Jacobs, Rebecca, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Johnson, Abigail, New England/MA Andover, Examined. Age 11.

1692 – Johnson, Elizabeth (Jr), New England/MA Andover, Examined. Age 22.

1692 – Johnson, Elizabeth (Sr), New England/MA Andover, Examined. Age 51.

1692 – Johnson, Rebecca, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Johnson, Stephen, New England/MA Andover, Examined. Age 13.

1692 – Lee, John, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Lewis, Mercy, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Lilly, Jane, New England/MA Malden, Examined.

1692 – Marston, Mary, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Martin, Susannah: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 July, 1692.

1692 – Nurse, Rebecca: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 July, 1692.

1692 – Osborne, Mary, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Osburne, Sarah: died in prison at Boston, Massachusetts, 10 May 1692.

1692 – Paine, Ellizabeth, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Parker, Alice: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Parker, Mary: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Pease, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Post, Hannah, New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Post, Mary, New England/MA Rowley, Examined.

1692 – Post, Susannah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Procter, John: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 August, 1692.

1692 – Proctor, Benjamin, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Proctor, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Proctor, William, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Pudeator, Anne: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Reed, Wilmot: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Rice, Sarah, New England/MA Reading, Examined.

1692 – Roots, Susannah, New England/MA Beverly, Examined.

1692 – Salter, Henry, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Sawdy, John, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Scott, Margaret: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Sears, Ann, New England/MA Woburn, Examined.

1692 – Sheldon, Susannah, New England/MA Salem ?, Examined.

1692 – Somes, Abigail, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Taylor, Mary, New England/MA Reading, Examined.

1692 – Tookey, Job, New England/MA Beverly, Examined.

1692 – Toothaker, New England/MA Billerica, Examined. (Daughter of Mary).

1692 – Toothaker, Jerson, New England/MA Billerica, Examined.

1692 – Toothaker, Mary, New England/MA Billerica, Examined.

1692 – Toothaker, Roger, New England/MA Billerica, Examined.

1692 – Tyler, Johanna, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Tyler, Martha, New England/MA Andover, Confessed.

1692 – Vincent "Widow", Examined.

1692 – Wardwell, Mercy, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Wardwell, Samuel: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 22 September, 1692.

1692 – Wardwell, Sarah, New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Warren, Sarah, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Wildes, Sarah: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 July, 1692.

1692 – Wilford, Ruth, New England/MA Haverhill, Examined.

1692 – Willard, John: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salem, New England, on 19 August, 1692.

1692 – Williams, Abigail, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1692 – Wilson, Sarah (Jr.), New England/MA Andover, Examined.

1692 – Wilson, Sarah (Sr.), New England/MA Andover, Confessed.

1692 – Witheridge, Mary, New England/MA Salem, Examined.

1693 – Chambers, (first name unknown): died in prison, in England, in 1693.

1693 – Petrus Van Cauenberghe, Mater, d. Renaix, devin et "famosus potator."..

1697 – Reid, John: hanged as an accused witch himself in prison, in Scotland, in 1697.

1697 – 5 burned at Paisley, Scotland, on 10 June, 1697.

1698 – 9 persons burned at Burghausen, Germany, all under 16 years of age, on 26 March, 1698.

1699 – 1 burned at Antrim, Ireland, in 1699.

1704 – Corset, Janet: killed by a mob at Pittenweem, Scotland, in 1704.

1705 – Rattray, George: executed for witchcraft and sorcery in Spott, Scotland, in 1705.

1705 – Rattray, Lachlan: executed for witchcraft and sorcery in Spott, Scotland, in 1705.

1705 – "Many" burned at Spott Loan, Scotland, in 1705.

1710 – Pater Avertein carme dechausse cure de, Grand Bigard, d. Bruxelles, exercice illegal de la medecine, officialite (De Brouwer, t. II, 9. 687: le pere Avertein est poursuivi par le corps des medecins de Bruxelles pour exercice illegal de la medecine.).

1712, 1716 – Exact Date Unknown, Zeelik, d. Bruxelles, exorcismes, pour denouer l'aiguillette.

1716 – and 1717- 2 persons killed in the Trentino, Austria, between 1716 and 1717.

1718 – 1 executed for witchcraft and sorcery in France, in 1718.

1722 – 2 persons, a mother and daughter, burned in Scotland, in 1722.

1728 – 13 burned at Szegedin, hanged as an accused witchary, in 1728.

1730 – - 1 burned at Szegedin, hanged as an accused witchary, in 1730.

1737-1739 – Adrien Van Achter forgeron, Herzele, d. Alost, exorcismes sur gens et betes officialite (De Brouwer, t. I, p.98: il est condamne par la cour spirituelle en 1739.

1738 – 13 burned alive at Szegedin, hanged as an accused witchary on 23 July, 1738.

1739 – Lievin Segers, Denderwindeke, d. Grammont, menaces malefiques, on, on lui fait des cadeaux parce qu'on le craint ...

1744 – 3 burned at Karpfen, Germany, in 1744.

1746 – 1 executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Szegedin, hanged as an accused witchary, in 1746.

1746 – 3 burned at Muhlbach, Germany, in 1746.

1749 – Mossau, Renata von: beheaded and burned in Bavaria, Germany, on 21 June, 1749.

1751 – Bayerin, Anna: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Salzburg, Austria, in 1751.

1751 – Osborne, (husband) (first name unknown): killed by a mob at Tring, Herefordshire, England, in 1751.

1751 – Osborne, (wife) Ruth: killed by a mob at Tring, Herefordshire, England, in 1751.

1752 – 1 executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Maros Vasarheli, (nation unknown), 1752.

1772 – Nathan, Abraham: executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Haeck, Germany, on 24 September, 1772.

1772 – and 1779- 100 + executed for witchcraft and sorcery at Haeck, Germany between 1772 and 1779.

1775 – Schwaegel, Anna Maria: beheaded at Kempten, Germany, on 11 April, 1775.

1782 – Anna Goeldin, hanged as an accused witch at Glaris in Switzerland, June 17, -1782.

1782 – Last witch burned in Europe.

1782 – Goeldin, Anna: hanged as an accused witch at Glaris, Switzerland, on 17 June, 1782.

1792 – The last trial and judicial execution in Europe itself was probably that of two aged beldames, Satanists, who were burned at the stake in Poland, 1793-, the year of the Second Partition, during reign of Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski.

1793 – 2 burned in Poland in 1793.

1800's – "Several" burned in South America during the 1800's.

1808 – Russell, Alice: killed by a mob at Great Paxton, England, 20 May 1808.

1865 – "Dummy" (name unknown; he was deaf-and-dumb): killed by a mob at Sible Hedingham, England, on 3 August, 1865.

1875 – Turner, Ann: murdered in England, in 1875.

1920 – Joan of Arc declared a saint.

1922 – Challiot, (first name unknown): murdered at St. Georges, France, in February, 1922.

1925 – 1 shot by a policeman at Uttenheim, Germany, on suspicion of being a were-wolf, in November, 1925.

1929 – Montague Summers writes introductions for old books used for Inquisition, praising their works.

1929 – 1 murdered in Pennsylvania in 1929.

Today – Rural/tribal men, women, and children (even entire families) are accused and burned as witches by superstitious, frenzied communities. This atrocity is not limited to women, there have been whole families lynched for poor crops and "traditional witchcraft."