England has had laws on the books governing the trial of witches since the 1600s. Hear the story of how these witch laws came to be, and how they continued to be put into practice until well into the 20th century, when in 1944 a medium named Helen Duncan became the last woman tried under Britain’s Witchcraft laws.
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Notes:
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/stuart-england/james-i-and-witchcraft/
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-18456106
http://www.helenduncan.org.uk
 
Music by:
Coldnoise
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Coldnoise/
Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason__The_Minor_Emotion/
Dexter Britain
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/

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