HUNTING WITCHES IN GALLOWAY.

At the December meeting of Kirkcudbright History Society, Dr. Lizanne Henderson of the University of Glasgow spoke about “Hunting Witches in Galloway”. In an authoritative, carefully researched and clear presentation Lizanne spoke about a period of Scottish history when Witchcraft was a national problem and specifically between 1563 and 1736, Witchcraft was illegal. It was regarded as a serious crime and Scotland had severe punishments for those found to be a Witches

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