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What happened to witches in the 16th and 17th century?

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July 07, 2010 1:55AM

If they were caught being a witch, or if they were accused of being a witch, they would tie rope around there stomach and put them in the water. If they floated on water, or if they stayed alive while they were underwater they would get sent to the stand and they would either get burned or hanged.