Biscar, Jeanette

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Biscar, Jeanette

An alleged sorceress of the Basque district of Labourd in France, who was said to have been transported to the witches' Sabbat by the Devil in the form of a goat. As punishment she was suspended in midair head downward. She was one of thousands of supposed witches persecuted through the efforts of witch-hunter Pierre de Lancre in the early seventeenth century.