Thr trials of Bridget Bishop.
Bridget Bishop. (1640 - 1692)
In Salem, in the 1690's a great witch hunting hysteria broke out.
Witch hunting's and trials took place and were responsible for the death of more than 25 people in the effort to stamp out witches. Many innocent women, and girls as young as 5 were gaoled. Many were tortured into confessing, one person was pressed to death, using heavy weights that were placed on the chest. The first woman to be trialed was Mrs. Bridget Bishop.
Bridget bishop was born in England in 1640, when she was twenty years old she married a man by the name of George Wasselbe. They move…
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