Mudcat Café message #3271187 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #141997   Message #3271187
Posted By: Paul Burke
09-Dec-11 - 06:05 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Pendle Witches. Cottage found?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Pendle Witches. Cottage found?
If it's any comfort Bainbo, the English didn't burn witches. They hanged them (formally) or drowned them or tortured them to death (informally).

None of which will take away my pleasure in Robert Neil's excellent Mist Over Pendle.