Halloween pardon sought for executed British witches - CNN.com
- Pardon them!
What has this to do with Pepys and his milieu? In the Diary:
"Strange how the King is bewitched to this pretty Castlemaine. "
But more seriously, Sir Edward Hale, whose advice was sought in the Field
was the chief witch-finder and prosecutor in 1662 trials that took place
off-scene, as it were: