It is one of the darkest episodes in human history: the “witch-hunts” that led to thousands of people being persecuted all over Europe.
Hull did not escape the panic, although the witch trials that happened here have long been forgotten. And yet over a period of three centuries, many ordinary residents – and mainly women – were accused of being witches and some were put to death.
As unbelievable as it may seem, the town even had its own ducking stool. Read on to find out exactly where this awful torture device was located.
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Many people in Japan love autumn best out of all the seasons. The weather is generally pleasant, and the autumn landscapes are very beautiful as the leaves turn vivid red, orange and gold.
The Japanese associate autumn with a variety of different activities, many of which sound like they would appeal to people in other countries as well, including western Pagans. So if you’re looking for ways to celebrate autumn, particularly with the Autumn Equinox coming up. here’s some ideas from Japan
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