Peebles Witch Massacre 1629

Published on
30 October, 2022


Radicalised religious fervour gripped the Christian community of Peebles in 1629, the results were unthinkable.

Written by
Mark Nicol

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Peebles Witch Massacre 1629
In 1629 religious frenzy was out of control in the quiet Scottish Borders town of Peebles.
The results were far more horrific than most Halloween movies.
Most of the facts in this film are taken from Mary Craig’s book “Borders Witch Hunt”


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