Witchcraft and Punishment

Matthew Hopkins was appointed Witchfinder General in England in 1644, and during his tenure hanged more that 100 accused witches. This episode discusses his methods of interrogation and execution of those purported to practice the dark arts.


Matthew Hopkins was appointed Witchfinder General in England in 1644, and during his tenure hanged more that 100 accused witches. This episode discusses his methods of interrogation and execution of those purported to practice the dark arts.