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Thu, Feb 29

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Indian Trails Public Library District

Maleficarum and Misfortune- Records and Resources for Tracing Accused Witches (In-Person)

For over two centuries, individuals accused of witchcraft did not live by the principle of “innocent until proven guilty” – if you made it to trial, the law heavily presumed guilt.

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Maleficarum and Misfortune- Records and Resources for Tracing Accused Witches (In-Person)
Maleficarum and Misfortune- Records and Resources for Tracing Accused Witches (In-Person)

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Feb 29, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST

Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA

About the event

Legal  documentation generated from these trials survive for modern-day  genealogists. In this lecture, we'll review witch trial records and  resources for ancestors from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the United States from  1500-1717. This free in-person program is hosted by the Indian Trails Public Library District.  To register for this event, please visit their online event calendar.

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