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June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020

On this day remember Bridget Bishop, the first woman executed for the crime of witchcraft in Salem, on 10 June 1692. The Salem witch panic began with fear and envy and ended with the torture and imprisonment of more than 150 women and men. Twenty were found guilty and...

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Going through old family photos and found this

I think this is Sophia Harkness, my great-great-great aunt, born in 1820, pictured here around 1855-1860. She never married and died in 1882. I may not ever know for sure if this is her, or if I'm right to think she was challenged in life with a troublesome eye and...

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Words of comfort

Words of comfort

Hello! Today on Instagram I recorded a brief live video of me reading an entry from this marvelous book. It's #WordsofComfort to hear how a woman survived war and kept her spirits up. Jean Lucey Pratt's diaries were kept as part of the British government's Mass...

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Diana Bishop’s Birthday

August 13, 2020All Day
https://deborahharkness.com/all-souls-world-v3/characters-all-souls-v2/

Daughter of Rebecca and Stephen, and wife of Matthew Clairmont. A weaver. From the All Soul's World Trilogy by Deborah Harkness.

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Daughter of Rebecca and Stephen, and wife of Matthew Clairmont. A weaver. From the All Soul's World Trilogy by Deborah Harkness.

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Real-time Reading: CHAPTER ONE

September 18, 2020All Day

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Real-Time Reading: CHAPTERS 2 & 3

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A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Real-time Reading: CHAPTERS 4 & 5

September 22, 2020All Day
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