Tag: Bargarran Witch Hunt RWH1697

  • The Bargarran Witchcraft Case 1696

    In the year 1696, the 11yr old daughter of John Shaw, the Laird of Bargarran, fell victim to one of the most well remembered cases of ‘demonic possession’ in Scottish History. It resulted in a large number of locals being implicated as her tormentors concluding with 7 people being put to death in Paisley on…

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