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Scotland: Thousands of women branded as witches in the 16th century set to receive officials pardons

Thousands of women in Scotland were accused of witchcraft in the 16th-18th centuries with many executed. They faced allegations of cursing the king’s ships, to shape-shifting into animals and birds, or dancing with the devil. Now three centuries after the Witchcraft Act was repealed, campaigners are on course to win pardons and official apologies for […]