Pendle Hill and the Witches

Having returned to the county of my birth, Lancashire, for a few days recently, there is no other image that reminds me of my early years there than this.

For those of you that live in the area you will instantly recognise this as Pendle Hill. I first walked to the top when I was 7 along with my Grandad Ross. Famous as a local landmark but also infamous for the Witch Trials that carry the same name.
The Pendle Witch Trial of 1612
When I was a child and misbehaved, the threat of being carried off by a Pendle Witch whilst I slept at night was enough to keep me quiet.

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