Janet Horne

Where was she executed?

Dornoch, Scotland

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

Horne was becoming senile, and her daughter had deformed hands and feet. The neighbors accused her of using her daughter as a pony to ride to the devil due to her physical differences.

Other Information:

  • Janet may not have been her first name as Janet was a generic term for witches in Scotland.

  • Ms. Horne was the last witch executed legally in the British Isles.

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