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30-10-04, 11:12

Appropriate for Hallowe'en. :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

30-10-04, 16:39

30-10-04, 23:25
Hi Taz http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

Yes it shuld never have happend in the first place.
You see the world has allways been bad :rolleyes:

30-10-04, 23:38
Yeah, I'm sure I'd have been burned at the stake with all my familiars (my cats). I was amazed when I read that today: here in North America, the witch trials in Salem are the big deal: I had no idea so many were burned overseas. (Should have known; dumb really.)

31-10-04, 07:59
Some figures for the burning of people for witchcraft. This is just for the period 1500 - 1650, and does not include all those burned for heresy and other 'crimes', before, during and after this period.

</font><blockquote>code:</font><hr /><pre style="font-size:x-small; font-family: monospace;">From Accused Executed

Holy Roman Empire 100,000+ 50,000+

Poland ? 15,000+

France 10,000+ 5,000+

British Isles

England 2,000 1,000

Scotland 3,069 1,337+

Ireland 0 0

New England 334 35

Scandinavia 5,000 1,500-1,800

Hungary 1,600 472

Spain 3,687 100+

Italy 2,200+ 0?

Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts, Anne Llewellyn Barstow, Pandora 1995. Adapted from Appendix B.</pre>[/QUOTE]

31-10-04, 21:57
God, we're cruel b**tards in Scotland http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Poor cats (and falsely accused witches of course). :(