Essex Witch Hunt Victims Memorial in Essex, England

Published: 13/01/2020
Essex Witch Hunt Victims Memorial in Essex, England
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

Between the 16th and 17th centuries, a wave of suspicion and superstition surrounding witches led to the executions of thousands across Great Britain. More trials and executions for witchcraft took place in Essex than in any other county in the United Kingdom. A granite stone memorializing these tragic events is now located directly opposite Colchester Castle—a place where more than 200 male and f

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