Witches and pardon – Part 1

Paulo Coelho On 31 October 2004, resorting to a feudal law that was abolished the following month, the town of Prestonpans in Scotland granted official pardon to 81 persons - and their cats - executed for practicing witchery in the 16th and 17th centuries. According to the official spokesman for the Barons of Prestoungrange and Dolphinstoun, "most of them had been condemned without any … [Read More...]

Witches and pardon – Part 1

Paulo Coelho On 31 October 2004, resorting to a feudal law that was abolished the following month, the town of Prestonpans in Scotland granted official pardon to 81 persons - and their cats - executed for practicing witchery in the 16th and 17th centuries. According to the official spokesman for the Barons of Prestoungrange and Dolphinstoun, "most of them had been condemned without any … [Read More...]

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