Could this be Britain’s most famous witches’ coven?

Posted: Tuesday, 13 December, 2011 by deacongray in Articles of Interest

Cat walled up in this cottage may have been a ward against evil spirits

http://news.yahoo.com/could-britains-most-famous-witches-coven-180602103.html

LONDON (Reuters) – A mummified cat entombed in the walls of a recently unearthed 17th century English cottage has historians speculating whether the building might once have played a part in Britain’s most notorious witch trials.

Nearly 400 years after the “Pendle witches” were hanged on the moors outside nearby Lancaster for witchcraft, workers on an engineering project in the shadow of Pendle Hill, in Lancashire, northern England uncovered the old cottage with the cat bricked up inside its walls… ( complete story can be found at

http://news.yahoo.com/could-britains-most-famous-witches-coven-180602103.html

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