#Pendle #Witch Country #Photography ~ Witch Trials


One of the most notorious witch trials in England was that of the so-called Pendle witches in 1612. It was the reign of James 1 and religious fervour and victimization was widespread and insidious. James was terrified of a Catholic uprising after the Gunpowder Plot. He considered himself something of an expert on witchcraft and wrote a book on Daemonologie.  Continue reading