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date: 22 February 2020

Salem witches and their accuserslocked

(act. 1692)
  • Richard Godbeer

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Salem witches and their accusers (act. 1692), were the participants in a witch panic that gripped Essex county, Massachusetts, in 1692. The witch hysteria began in Salem village but then spread rapidly throughout the region. The core group of accusers consisted of girls and young women in ...

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