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In het huis van haar grootmoeder vindt Connie Goodwin een sleutel met daaraan een stukje papier met de naam Deliverance Dane erop. Het is de sleutel tot een mysterie dat begint in 1692 in het Amerikaanse stadje Salem bekend van de beruchte heksenprocessen, waarbij meer dan 150 mannen en vrouwen van hekserij beschuldigd werden.

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.

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Old Burial Point Cemetery, where the “witches” hanged during the Salem Witch Trials are buried. (Thank you queen-elizabeth-thefirst for sending in this cool factoid!)

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Sarah Good

This is not a picture of Sarah, obviously, but Sarah's story is interesting: Sarah Good (July 11, 1653 – July 19, 1692) born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692. However, Sarah Good was accused of witchcraft in February of 1692 but was not hanged for witchcraft until July of 1692.

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The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

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Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

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The Trial of a Witch

The Trial of a Witch An embarrassing and tragic time in American history, the Salem witch trials of 1692 saw spectral evidence, accusation of neighbors, and executions before authorities ended the trials.

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Mary (Perkins) Bradbury of Salem Witch Trials [Since she was born c.1615 and tried in 1692, I'm guessing either she was a witch or the artist has very liberally used artistic license.... -MS]

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