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Matthew Hopkins, Witch-Finder General


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Matthew Hopkins wrote a pamphlet (the picture shows a small part of this) justifying his witch-finding activities. However, legend has it that the concerns about how he could identify witches without the help of the Devil himself saw him tried and convicted of witchcraft himself.

5th Jun 2005 by Diane Earl

Citizenship, English, History

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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

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