The Witchcraze of the 16th and 17th Centuries Key Dates

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1420s
Large-scale witch-hunts in the Alpine region
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1484
Pope Innocent VIII's Papal Bull Summis desidrantes affectibus
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1486
Kranmerpublished Malleus Maleficarum
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1517
Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses: the start of the Refomation
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1560-1660
Large-scale witch prosecutions across Europe
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1440s
Johannes Gutenberg began printing in Germany
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1476
William Caxton began printing in England
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1488
Publication of Litchenberger's Prognostications
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1545-63
Meeting of the Council of Trent
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1581-93
Trier witch-hunt
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1616-48
The Thirty Years' War
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1626-31
Wurzburg and Bamberg witch-hunts
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1626-34
Cologne witch-hunts
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1563
Witchcraft Act
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1584
Publication of The Discoverie of Witchcraft
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1604
Witchcraft Act
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1612
Pendle witches
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1645-7
Eat Anglia witch-hunt
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1590-1
North Berwick witch-hunt
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1590-7
National Scottish witch-hunt
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1597
Publication of Deamonologie
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1649-50
Scottish witch-hunt
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1661-2
The last major Scottish witch-hunt
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1692-3
Salem witch trials
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1597
Foundation of Gresham College
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1656
Publication of Ady's A Cangle in the Dark
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1660
Foundation of the Royal Society
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1662
The case of the Demon Drummer of Tedworth
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1677
Publication of Webster's The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft
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1690
Publication of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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1691-3
Publication of Bekker's The Bewitched World
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1712
The case of Jane Wenham
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1718
Publication of Francis Hutchinson's An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft
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1736
British Witchcraft Act
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Kranmerpublished Malleus Maleficarum

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Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses: the start of the Refomation

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Large-scale witch prosecutions across Europe

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