Betty Parris

Betty Parris

Elizabeth (Betty) Parris (November 28, 1682- March 21, 1760) was one of the chief accusers in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Aged only nine at the beginning of the trials, the accusations made by Betty and her cousin Abigail, resulted in the deaths of around 150 people.

Read more about Betty Parris:  Early Life, The Salem Witch Trials, Life After The Trials, Appearances in Fiction and Films

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Salem Witch Trials - Timeline - Initial Events
... Salem Village in the winter months of 1692, Betty Parris, age 9, and her cousin Abigail Williams, age 11, the daughter and niece (respectively) of Reverend Parris, began to have fits ... The first three people accused and arrested for allegedly afflicting Betty Parris, Abigail Williams, 12-year-old Ann Putnam, Jr ... young girls like Abigail Williams and Betty Parris with enchanting stories from Malleus Maleficarum ...
Samuel Parris - Life
... He was born in London, England, the son of cloth merchant Thomas Parris ... In 1680, after a hurricane hit Barbados damaging much of his property, Parris sold a little of his land and returned to Boston, where he married Elizabeth Eldridge ... Together they had three children, Thomas Parris, Betty Parris, and Susannah Parris ...
Betty Parris - Appearances in Fiction and Films
... Betty Parris appears in fiction in John Neal's historical novel, Rachel Dyer (1828) ... She remains Samuel Parris' daughter in the narrative ... Betty Parris is also a supporting character in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible ...

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