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Pendle Witch Trail (Witchy Map)

On the Trail of the Pendle Witches In the shadow of Pendle Hill lie pretty villages, which tell a story of intrigue and witchcraft nearly 400 years old. Start your journey at the Pendle Heritage Centre, in Barrowford near Nelson, and follow

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Myths of Browsholme Hall

Family home of the Parkers since the 14th century. Present hall dates from 1507 with a lovely sandstone facade put on in 1604. The hall has some interesting stained glass windows that originally were from Whalley Abbey before the dissolution. The

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The Pendle Witches

James I had published a book on Demonology vowing to destroy witchcraft, and local Magistrates, Judges and Estate Owners were eager to please him by holding witch trials. Sometime in March of 1612, a theft took place at the home of the

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