The History Girls: ‘Accused of witchcraft and murder in 1518 and 2018’ by Karen Maitland

Sidonie, from a painting by Lucas Cranach, 1550

Sidonie, from a painting by Lucas Cranach, 1550

I was horrified, but sadly not surprised, to read of the terrible ordeal of a mother and daughter in Jharkhand State, India who, in February 2018, were dragged from their house by relatives, had their heads shaved and were…

via The History Girls: ‘Accused of witchcraft and murder in 1518 and 2018’ by Karen Maitland

2 thoughts on “The History Girls: ‘Accused of witchcraft and murder in 1518 and 2018’ by Karen Maitland

  1. Men have quite obviously always feared women. Perhaps for the way they make men feel lustful and weak, or may have rejected their advances. Trying them as witches and shaving off their hair, their mark of femininity, is simple revenge, and of course appalling.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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