they were hanged and left in ditches and creeks
Nineteen people were hanged during the Salem witch trials.
They were hanged if they were convicted. Giles Corey was pressed to death with stones in order to force him to make a plea in court.
19 people were hanged in the Salem Witch Trials and 1 (an old man) was killed by "pressing" because he refused a trial.
The convicted were not burnt in Salem. They were hanged because in England and America, witchcraft was a felony and the punishment for felony was hanging. After someone was hanged, the body was thrown into the rocks on the ocean side of Gallows Hill.
Martha Corey was accused of being a witch during the Salem Witch Trials. She was convicted and hanged on September 22, 1692.
The convicted were executed by hanging.
During the Salem Witch Trials in Salem Massachusetts in 1692, 19 were hanged, 1 was pressed to death and as many as 13 died in prison.
19 were hanged and one was pressed to death. 20 in total.
None. Burning was not the punishment for witchcraft in colonial New England. Anyone convicted of witchcraft was hanged.
John Proctor was accused and hanged during the Salem Witch Trials.
First of all, a legal lynching is called hanging or an execution. And you might be referring to the Salem witch trials, during with 19 were convicted of witchcraft and hanged.
19 were HANGED.
2 in 1692 all 26 who actually went to trial (lots more were accused) were convicted.
June 10th 1692
They really aren't. The Salem Witch Trials tried regular people accused of witchcraft and convicted in Puritan society. The Rosenburg Trials tried two people who were trying to spy on the US during a time of diplomatic hostilities.
19 people were hanged. One man was pressed to death when he refused to enter a plea do the court could try him.
They didn't. Most people who were accused of witchcrafter were wrongly accused & convicted.
There were several trials, but it sounds as if you are looking for the Nuremberg Trials. Please see the related question.
Nineteen out of somewhere near 160 were hanged.
Bridget Bishop, who was tried and convicted on June 2nd, 1692.
He went back to Boston and in which he wrote a thesis on the perspectives of witchcraft. He continued to be a judge until his death in 1672 at the age of 67. He convicted over 57 people, in which 38 were hanged.