Wednesday, August 17, 2011

How The Pendle Witch Trials Changed Legal History In England

An article, with accompanying video, that explains how the Pendle Witch Trials changed legal history in England. Prior to this time, testimony from a person under 14 years of age was deemed unreliable. But after the Pendle Witch Trials the featured the testimony of a 9 year-old girl against her own mother, the testimony of very young children began to be used at trial.

The witch trial that made legal history

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