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Coffee and Chitchat and Witch Trials

Are you thinking Salem? Nope!  We think that’s been done and done.  Today we discuss two lesser known witch trials.  First, we talk about the North Berwick trials, spearheaded by King James himself.  Then we cross the North Sea to Sweden where a priest seals the fate of 71 individuals who were named witches.  Holy broomstick is this going to be a wild ride.  Lack of knowledge plus abuse of power equals widespread mass hysteria in early modern history!

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