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their behavior could easily be corrected with harsh discipline. Even with such an act of innocence, it was not enough to save his life. Thirteen women and five men from all stations of life followed her to the gallows on three successive hanging days before the court was disbanded by Governor William Phipps in October of that year. Whatever the future held for the afflicted girls, they undoubtedly never forgot their involvement with the witch trials. Martha Corey, Mary Easty, Alice Parker, Ann Pudeater, Margaret Scott, Wilmott Reed, Samuel Wardwell, and Mary Parker were hanged on Gallows Hill September 22, 1692. Spectral evidence again played a significant factor in the trials of these individuals. "More weight." would be his response to the courts inquiries. Wikimedia Commons examination of a witch by Tompkins. She would entertain the others with stories of witchcraft, demons, and mystic animals.
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When they did, a guilty verdict was returned. He asked for a large settlement for his losses, but only received a small one. Their request to join was granted. By the end of May 1692, around 200 people were jailed under the charges of witchcraft. The motion was finally adopted in 1707. More people began displaying signs of affliction. In addition, one man was crushed to death; several others died in prison, and the lives of many were irrevocably changed. When asked if she committed witchcraft, Bishop responded, "I am as innocent as the child unborn." The defense must not have been presidential Greatness of Franklin D. Roosevelt convincing, because she was found guilty and, on June 10, became the first person hanged on what was later called Gallows Hill. Dozens of people from Salem and other Massachusetts villages were brought in for questioning. When work was being done on her cellar, "poppets" were found in the walls by the workers. The law stipulated that prisoners had to pay for their food and board before being released. Roach (Jul 22, 2004).
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