How to Bury a Witch: The Stories Behind 7 of the Strangest Witch Burials in History

"Some historians suggested the heavy stones were used to trap the witch’s spirit in her grave."

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1. The grave of Rebecca Nurse

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  • A representation of Rebecca Nurse's trial

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2. The Natufian She-Shaman

3. Rita of Rollright

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  • King's Men at the the Rollright Stones

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4. Vampire of Venice

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  • The skull of a female vampire buried with a brick in between her jaws

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5. Lilias Adie

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  • The reconstruction of Lilias Adie

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6. The Nailed Witches of Tuscany

7. Meg Shelton

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  • The grave of Meg Shelton at St. Anne’s Church

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