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Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Witches, Spanish Circus act or really a Witch from Ireland? I wonder!

THE WITCHES OF LLANDDONA


Anglesey, Llanddona, St Dona's Church -
August 2008

Anglesey, Llanddona, St Dona's Church - August 2008

There is a quaint story that is told of the village of Llanddona, that relates to three witches from Ireland, who had been outcast in a boat full of holes, yet managed to come ashore at Llanddona, and settled there.

by Ross Davies
(Pentraeth)

          People believed in the malevolent powers of witches right up to the 18th century and, probably beyond that as well.
Witches were so feared and hated that they were blamed for everything going wrong in the lives of villagers, from various maladies to the deaths of valuable farm animals or even human beings.
An ancient law also advocated the death by hanging of any witch found guilty of such deeds.
However, in 1736, this old law was repealed because Parliament became concerned that too many charges against such women were based on very unsafe evidence, so from that year on, no woman paid with her life just for being a so-called witch
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