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Witch Burnings

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The Harry Potter Canon

As the magical world separates itself more and more from Muggle society, Muggles are particularly afraid of magic but not very good at recognizing it, leading to persecution of suspected witches. Wendelin the Weird is burned at the stake 47 times in various disguises (using a Flame-Freezing Charm to protect herself from the fire) (PA1, fw).

Witch Burnings
Date 1300
Type of Event Wizarding world


Tags: fire prejudice religion