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Campaign to clear the name of Devon witches hanged for dabbling in the occult

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to clear the name of the last three witches hanged in England – who met their fate in Devon.The infamous trio, knows as the ‘Bideford Witches’, were put to death in 1682 for supposedly dabbling in the occult.Temperance Lloyd, Susannah Edwards and Mary Trembles became the last three people hanged in England for witchcraft.

read more Campaign to clear the name of Devon witches hanged for dabbling in the occult | Plymouth Herald.

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This entry was posted on August 30, 2014 by in History, In the News, Witchcraft.

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