FInal Boston ‘witch’ a potential martyr?

Posted November 1, 2016 9:37 pm by The Busy Catholic

FInal Boston ‘witch’ a potential martyr?

Last person hung for witchcraft could be considered Catholic martyr

Representation of the Salem witch trials, lithograph from 1892. (Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

An Irish immigrant to Boston was sentenced for witchcraft and wizardry during the final years of the witchcraft craze in 1688.

Ann Glover, an Irish Catholic, was enslaved along with her family by Englishman Oliver Cromwell


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