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GR Facebook wrong again!!!

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DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 20 Feb 2013 13:45

On the Facebook page there is a newspaper article about the 'last' witch trial

What a shame they only looked up on Wikipedia - well known for being incorrect

The last witch trial in the UK took place during WW2 - April 1944 Helen Duncan

I get so angry when they are so lazy about research...... :-P

Merlin

Merlin Report 20 Feb 2013 13:48

That was not the name of my Ex. Mother in Law. They must have let her get away. :-D :-D

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 20 Feb 2013 14:02

Hehe

Its odd my first mil was a bit of a nightmare
my 2nd is a darling

Merlin

Merlin Report 20 Feb 2013 14:08

Very Brave of you to have a Second one, :-D For me its "Once Bitten Twice Shy" :-D :-D :-D

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 20 Feb 2013 14:47

Technically 2nd is not really mil as we are living in sin - lasted far longer than 1st marriage!!!

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 20 Feb 2013 20:14

Jane Rebecca Yorke (1872-after 1944) was an English medium who was the last person convicted under the Witchcraft Act of 1735.

arrested July 1944, trial September same year
Duncan was the last to serve time

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2001/mar/31/biography.society