Elizabeth Clark Trial Summary

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A baffling plague of Satan has arrived in our cursed town, and yet another girl has been convicted of witchery. Elizabeth Clarke, a young mistress, was recently accused of creating a pact with the Devil. A trial commenced last Tuesday at the Salem Town Hall with Persecutor Matthew Hopkins examining Clarke 's allegations. First accusations of her treason began with Clarke 's late lover, Reuben Taylor, whose mother was supposedly cursed by Clarke for not allowing her to be with Taylor as he lay dying. With a one-on-one interview with Hopkins, he revealed that he did not believe in Clarke 's innocence; "After I questioned her [Clarke] about cursing Mother Taylor 's cows, I then began an extensive physical examination, inserting a pin into

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