– Elspeth Reoch was accused of being a witch on the grounds that she collected yarrow, in Orkney in 1616. She was killed for the crime – Alison Pearson was burned at the stake as a witch because she knew herbal remedies. She was burned
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A pastor from a London church concluded that Climbié was possessed by demons, and so did nothing to protect the child from violent attacks that included burnings and beatings with a hammer.