Massachusetts 1692

Salem Witch Trials now in session

The puritans suspicions are high, as more and more strange occurrences are observed, including young girls cursing, convulsing, retiring to states of trance, and other absurd activities. The girls are claiming that they are bewitched by some of their elders, servants or others.

Governor William Phip Steps in

In the beginning of 1693, Governor William Phips releases all of the accused under the circumstances that all of their accusations were based on "spectral evidence".


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