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329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned

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Elizabeth Johnson Jr. was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death. She was never executed, but neither was she officially pardoned like others wrongly accused of witchcraft. Lawmakers agreed to reconsider her case last year after a curious eighth-grade civics class at North Andover Middle School.
1 month ago·Salem, United States

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Last Salem ‘witch’ pardoned 329 years after she was wrongly convicted | Massachusetts | The Guardian

Massachusetts lawmakers formally exonerate Elizabeth Johnson Jr, who was sentenced to death in 1693

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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329 years later, last Salem 'witch' who wasn't is pardoned

It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem 'witch' who wasn't has been officially pardoned. Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death at the height of the Salem Witch Trials.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Last Salem ‘witch’ exonerated after 329 years, thanks to Grade 8 class - National

Elizabeth Johnson Jr.'s three-century wait for justice has finally come.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

The last Salem witch is finally pardoned - 329 years later

Eight grade students championed her pardoning

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

329 years later, last Salem 'witch' exonerated by Massachusetts lawmakers

Lawmakers in Boston formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was caught up in the infamous Salem Witch Trials.

1 month ago·United States
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329 years later, last Salem 'witch' who wasn't is pardoned

A woman who was wrongly convicted of witchcraft in Massachusetts in 1693 and sentenced to hang has been formally exonerated

1 month ago·United States
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