June 10th, 1692: Bridget Bishop is Hanged

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BRIDGET BISHOP, “alias Bridget Oliver”; Salem; born Bridget Playfer; married Samuel Wasselby 1660, then Thomas Oliver, lastly Edward Bishop; long suspected of witchcraft; tried, found guilty; hanged 10 June 1692; sentence reversed 2001.

From DEATHS CAUSED BY THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS, compiled by Marilynne K. Roach for the Salem Witch Museum.

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