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Wednesday Talk: 'Matthew Hopkins: The Witchfinder General' by Robert Halliday

Matthew Hopkins (c. 1620 –12 August 1647) was an English witch-hunter whose career flourished during the English Civil War. He claimed to hold the office of Witchfinder General, although that title was never bestowed by Parliament. His witch-hunts mainly took place in East Anglia.

Come along to learn more about this important historical figure.