Eliminating witches in society 
Henri Boguet (1550-1619), a French lawyer who killed about 600 “witches”
Pierre de Lancre, witch hunting officer in the Basque region of King Henry IV, for reasons unknown, Lancre believes that all 30,000 people (including priests) in Labourd are witches. Upon hearing this news, thousands of people fled, some migrating far away to escape the prosecution. Within 4 months, de Lancre burned the remaining 600 people in the territory, then he returned to Paris and was King Henry appointed national adviser.
The British most famous witch hunters were followers of the Protestant Puritan sect, named Matthew Hopkins. In a short time in the 1640s he killed about 600 people
In 1592, Father Cornelius Loos wrote: “Victims suffering from brutal torture are forced to confess what they never did, and thus innocent people die from the poisonous slaughterhouse. evil; and by new metallurgy, gold and silver is taken from human blood. ”
In 1631, Friedrich Spee, a Jesuit priest, said that, in his view, none of them was guilty. He also warned that if the witch hunts continued, the country would become empty!
During that time, doctors realized that symptoms such as seizures were not caused by demons.
Eliminating witches in society