Alice Nutter

Where was she executed?

Lancashire, England

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

A nine-year-old girl accused Nutter of attending a witch meeting on Good Friday.

Other Information:

  • Nutter may have actually been attending an illegal Catholic service on Good Friday, but wouldn't use this defense for fear of incriminating her fellow worshipers.

  • In 2012, a statue to commemorate Nutter was placed in Roughlee.

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