History of Witchcraft

  • Jan 1, 1225


    Germany passed a law allowing death by fire to be an acceptable punishment for witchcraft.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Witch Trials

    Witch trials begin in Europe.
  • Jan 1, 1530


    Witch trials begin in Mexico.
  • Sweden

    There is an abundance of witch hunts in Sweden.
  • Salem

    19 people are hung for witchcraft in Massachusetts.
  • Germany

    The last witch trial is held in Germany.
  • Abolishment

    Torture is no longer allowed in Prussia.
  • Margaret Murray

    She publishes The Witch-Cult in Western Europe.
  • Gardner

    Gerald Gardner publishes Witchcraft Today.
  • Valiente

    The Rebirth of Witchcraft is written and published.