The Zugarramurdi Witch Trials: Welcome to the Spanish Salem | Ancient Origins


Not far from the border with France, embraced by a vast green pasture on which the cows calmly graze, lies the village of Zugarramurdi. Located in the Navarre region of #Xareta this tiny village currently has just 250 inhabitants and, despite being known for its magnificent pine and chestnut trees as well as for hosting an impressive cave carved by water, #Zugarramurdi owes its fame to sad and dark events mostly completed by its residents in the seventeenth century. Some of these events led the Court of the #Inquisition to sentence fifty people to punishments for practicing witchcraft….

Source: The Zugarramurdi Witch Trials: Welcome to the Spanish Salem | Ancient Origins

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