The , originally published in 1487 by two German priests, was the official manual for the hunt and execution of witches during 400 years in Europe. According to it, the signs that a woman shows for her witchcraft practice had some kind of physical deformity, have a black cat as a pet, being born in February, being redhead, not being able to bear children, or have a sexually impotent husband. Based on meaningless signs, the inquirers hanged or took to the bonfire more than two hundred women during centuries.

Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England…

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