Alright, enough chit-chat. Let's talk about witches.
You don't need to be under a spell to know that witches have had a bad run of it in history. In fact during the Early Modern Period (1400-1700), an estimated 70,000 to 100,000 souls were executed for allegedly doing the Devil's work. To get us all in the spirit of the season, I looked at five famous "witches" who've haunted the ages.
What is a Witch?
Before we take a look at some of the most well-known witches, let's examine the real definition of a witch.
According to dictionary.com, the general and misleading definition of "witch" is:
A person, now especially a woman, who professes or is supposed to p…