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Real Witches & Witches Today

19 Oct , 2015  

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Real Witches in History

Mother Shipton

Mother Shipton- aka Ursula Southeil- was a feared & highly regarded English prophetess of the 16th Century. Born to a mother who was also suspected of being a witch- locals called her “Hag Face” due to her ugliness and disfigurements, and suspected her father to be the Devil.

Despite her unfortunate appearance, she was said to have been England’s greatest clairvoyant. Often compared to the great Nostradamus himself, according to legend she predicted the Spanish Armada, the Great Fire of London and some even speculate the internet (“around the world thoughts shall fly in the twinkling of an eye”)

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