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17th Century Witch Hunter

Matthew Hopkins was born in Wenham Magna, Suffolk, England. He was a Folk Figure, becoming England’s notorious “Witchfinder General,” active during the English Civil War. He was said to have exploited the fear and unrest of the times for his personal gain. Little is known of his early life and his birthdate (1619) is only […]

via 17th Century Witch Hunter, Matthew Hopkins — ReginaJeffers’s Blog

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