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350-year-old witch trial diary put online

A 17th century notebook containing details about the trials of convicted witches in England has been published online. Click here to read it. The notebook written by Nehemiah Wallington, an English Puritan, recounts the fate of women accused of having relationships with the devil at a time when England was embroiled

17th century witch-bottle found beneath parking lot in England

An intact witch-bottle, used to ward off witches and evil spirits, has been found beneath a car park in Staffordshire, England. Andrew Norton, project manager from Oxford Archaeology, said: “This is a very interesting find. People were very superstitious during this period and would put items which came from themselves such

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