Katherine

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Katherine Bigland

Execution Date: June 6, 1615
Location: Orkney Islands, Scotland
Execution Method: Strangle and Burn

Katherine was accused, along with her mother Marion, of participating in ceremonies and rituals. She was also accused of causing an illness and then curing it. She was said to have gripped someone‚Äôs wrist as part of a healing. She was found guilty of the crime of witchcraft and sentenced to die.