51 min

Spectral Evidence and Satanic Panic: The Salem Witch Trials Midnight Facts for Insomniacs

    • Comedy

In the late 17th century, a satanic panic swept through the Puritan colony of Salem, Massachusetts. Neighbors turned on neighbors, families were torn apart, and when all was said and done 19 innocent men and women were dead.

And the scariest part? It could happen again.  

Join Shane and Duncan for a thorough exploration of one of the most shameful episodes in American history: the Salem Witch Trials. 

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In this episode:  

European Witch Trials
The German Trier Trials
King James VI
The Berwick Witch Trials
Connecticut Witch Trials
Arthur Miller's The Crucible
The Puritans
The Catholic Church and Indulgences
Salem in the 1690s
Abigail Williams and Elizabeth "Betty" Parris
Samuel Parris
William Griggs
Mary Sibley and the Witches Cake
Elizabeth Hubbard and the Wolf
The First Three Accused: Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba
Ann Putnam Jr.
The Devil's Book
John and Elizabeth Proctor
John Hathorne and Jon Corwin
Governor Sir William Phipps
Judge William Stoughton
The First Execution: Bridget Bishop
Oyer and Terminer
Spectral Evidence
Witch Tests
The Pressing of Giles Cory
The Superior Court of Judicature
The Panic Ends

Join the Midnight Masses!

Become an Insomniac by dropping a review, adding us on social media, and contacting us with episode ideas. 

And we now have Midnight Merch! Show your Insomniac pride and pick up a tee shirt or coffee mug to spread the word! 

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In the late 17th century, a satanic panic swept through the Puritan colony of Salem, Massachusetts. Neighbors turned on neighbors, families were torn apart, and when all was said and done 19 innocent men and women were dead.

And the scariest part? It could happen again.  

Join Shane and Duncan for a thorough exploration of one of the most shameful episodes in American history: the Salem Witch Trials. 

~

Support the show by becoming a Midnight Minion, Menace, or Maniac, and unlock exclusive bonus content over at PATREON

~

Join the MFFI community and vote on episode topics via DISCORD

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In this episode:  

European Witch Trials
The German Trier Trials
King James VI
The Berwick Witch Trials
Connecticut Witch Trials
Arthur Miller's The Crucible
The Puritans
The Catholic Church and Indulgences
Salem in the 1690s
Abigail Williams and Elizabeth "Betty" Parris
Samuel Parris
William Griggs
Mary Sibley and the Witches Cake
Elizabeth Hubbard and the Wolf
The First Three Accused: Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba
Ann Putnam Jr.
The Devil's Book
John and Elizabeth Proctor
John Hathorne and Jon Corwin
Governor Sir William Phipps
Judge William Stoughton
The First Execution: Bridget Bishop
Oyer and Terminer
Spectral Evidence
Witch Tests
The Pressing of Giles Cory
The Superior Court of Judicature
The Panic Ends

Join the Midnight Masses!

Become an Insomniac by dropping a review, adding us on social media, and contacting us with episode ideas. 

And we now have Midnight Merch! Show your Insomniac pride and pick up a tee shirt or coffee mug to spread the word! 

Midnight Merch

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51 min

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