BC: for the websites i used, were: search.ebscohost.com for research and google for the pictures
FC: witchcraft by: Sarah Miller
1: the hunt begins! | the reason why i choose this topic was because i think that wizards and witches are very interesting.
2: In the 1660's black cats were the sign of a "witch" coming. Another sign of a witch was bad luck coming towards you. | Back in the 1600's, people believed that witches were real. Some people hunted witches down, because they thought that witches were evil. Some people also thought that witches were demons.
3: Most 16 and 17 years olds back then, were executed if they were called a witch or accused of being a witch. The 16 and 17 years old witches were mostly females. | 19 victims were killed of conceded of witches. | The men, they had been not considered of being a witch.
4: what are witches? A woman thought to have evil magic powers. Witches are popularly depicted as wearing a black cloak and pointed hat and a broom. | In march 1662, 8 year old Elizabeth died of agony. Bray Rossiter, found out that Elizabeth didn't die of natural causes.
5: Katherine Harrison, was a medical practitioner. in may 1668, Harrison's neighbors began collecting dispositions charing her with witchcraft. | the evidence against her took number of form. she was accuse of magically causing death, on two occasions, of three people, two of them were children.
6: witches can use potions, like medical herbs, and can cast spells. some people even say that the witches made a contracted with the devil. | some even say that witches make spells to do evil stuff, but some do things that make people healthy.
8: Early modern Wales has two distinct types of witchcraft cases: witchcraft as words or slander cases, and witchcraft as malefic cases in which a woman was accused of practicing malefic or premeditated harming
9: the outcome in both types of case before the criminal courts of Wales were almost always the same, the survival of the woman accused as a witch and the woman slandered as a witch. In other words, punishment and execution for charges associated with witchcraft were extremely rare in early modern Wales.