Petronilla de Meath

Where was she executed?

Kilkenny, Ireland

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

De Meath was a servant of a Alice Kyteler, a noblewoman. Kyteler was accused of witchcraft as a wealthy widow who inherited from her four husbands. De Meath was also tried as her close associate.

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  • With her resources, Kyteler was able to flee, but de Meath was burned at the stake.

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