Droiturière, Marion la (d. 1390)

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Droiturière, Marion la (d. 1390)

Accused of witchcraft. Name variations: Droituriere or L'Estalee. Burned in 1390.

Along with Margot de la Barre, was sentenced by the judges of the Chaâtelet in Paris to the pillory and then to be burned at the stake (Aug 9, 1390), for casting a spell on her former lover Ainselin and his wife Agnesot.

See also Women in World History.

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