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In Britain, [[English Parliament|Parliamentary]] [[Witch hunter|Witch-Prickers]] investigated potential witches. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Witch from the Well (audio story)|The Witch from the Well]]'') These hunters included [[Matthew Hopkins]], the self-styled Witchfinder General. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Witch Hunt (comic story)|Witch Hunt]]'') Those denounced as witches faced trial. One such ceremony was ''[[A Tryal of Witches at the Assizes]]'', held in [[London]] in the [[17th century]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Woman Who Lived (TV story)|The Woman Who Lived]]'')
 
In Britain, [[English Parliament|Parliamentary]] [[Witch hunter|Witch-Prickers]] investigated potential witches. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Witch from the Well (audio story)|The Witch from the Well]]'') These hunters included [[Matthew Hopkins]], the self-styled Witchfinder General. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Witch Hunt (comic story)|Witch Hunt]]'') Those denounced as witches faced trial. One such ceremony was ''[[A Tryal of Witches at the Assizes]]'', held in [[London]] in the [[17th century]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Woman Who Lived (TV story)|The Woman Who Lived]]'')
   
Suspected witches were tied up and had [[fruit]] thrown at them. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Witch from the Well (audio story)|The Witch from the Well]]'') The [[Bible]] instructed not to allow witches to live. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Winter for the Adept (audio story)|Winter for the Adept]]'') Several [[Witchcraft Acts]] were passed by governments prohibiting its practice. Suspects of witchcraft were bound and thrown into a [[pond]]. If the suspect sunk and [[Drowning|drowned]], they were considered innocent. If he or she floated, however, they were found guilty and were [[Death penalty|executed]]. One way or another, the suspect would die. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Plague of the Daleks (audio story)|Plague of the Daleks]]'') The [[ducking stool]] was a similar method of punishment. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Devil's Armada (audio story)|The Devil's Armada]]'') Witches could also be [[Fire|burned at the stake]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Invasion of the Dinosaurs (TV story)|Invasion of the Dinosaurs]]'') or [[hanged]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Witch Hunters (novel)|The Witch Hunters]]'') [[Jamie McCrimmon]], a [[Scottish]] [[Highlander]] from [[1746]], noted that witches were sprinkled with [[holy water]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Moonbase (TV story)|The Moonbase]]'') In Britain, the last Witchcraft Act was not repealed until [[1951]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Dæmons (TV story)|The Dæmons]]'')
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Suspected witches were tied up and had [[fruit]] thrown at them. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Witch from the Well (audio story)|The Witch from the Well]]'') The [[Bible]] instructed not to allow witches to live. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Winter for the Adept (audio story)|Winter for the Adept]]'') Several [[Witchcraft Acts]] were passed by governments prohibiting its practice. Suspects of witchcraft were bound and thrown into a [[pond]]. If the suspect sunk and [[Drowning|drowned]], they were considered innocent. If he or she floated, however, they were found guilty and were [[Death penalty|executed]]. One way or another, the suspect would die. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Plague of the Daleks (audio story)|Plague of the Daleks]]'') The [[ducking stool]] was a similar method of punishment. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Devil's Armada (audio story)|The Devil's Armada]]'') Witches could also be [[Fire|burned at the stake]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Invasion of the Dinosaurs (TV story)|Invasion of the Dinosaurs]]'') or [[hanged]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Witch Hunters (novel)|The Witch Hunters]]'') [[Jamie McCrimmon]], a [[Scottish]] [[Highlander]] [[1746]], noted that witches were sprinkled with [[holy water]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Moonbase (TV story)|The Moonbase]]'') In Britain, the last Witchcraft Act was not repealed until [[1951]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Dæmons (TV story)|The Dæmons]]'')
   
 
=== History of witches in Britain ===
 
=== History of witches in Britain ===
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