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La Befana – The Christmas Witch: Italy

  La Befana is known ¬†throughout history as a wise and magical woman who arrives flying on a broom or sometimes even on a donkey bringing gifts to the children, leaving figs, dates, nuts, and candy on the eve of … Continue reading

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The Whispering Witches of Poland

January 17, 1775 – Kalisk, Poland – 6 women said to be witches were burnt at the stake. Some sources claim 9 women while others say 14, yet others state the women may never have been executed at all. Not … Continue reading

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The Witch of New Dundee

About the year 1800, an old woman said to be a witch lived in New Dundee, northwest of Roseville, Ontario. It was said she possessed a copy of The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses and that she would use … Continue reading

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