The History of Leith

March 3, 2008

Mouthy souls whose crime was to take stand

TOMORROW, on a day that falls between Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day, Holyrood’s petitions committee must decide whether to back a pardon for nearly 3,000 women and mothers accused of witchcraft 400 years ago… and whether to support a pardon for Helen Duncan – a spiritualist imprisoned during the Second World War for feigning supernatural powers. for more click here

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