Alice Samuel

Where was she executed?

Warboys, England

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

A nine-year-old girl accused the elderly Samuel of causing her to suffer from fits. Later, a Lady Cromwell interviewed her then had nightmares about Samuel before falling ill and dying.

Other Information:

  • The nine-year-old's sisters joined in on the fits, which included sneezing, screeching, and throwing their bodies around wildly.

  • Samuel's entire family was executed, too.

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