XII-XV century

In this historical period no one questioned the existence of witches or the devil. As in previous times, the rural woman continued to carry out her usual practices and never admitted her arts to the male doctor, nor did she open up to tell him her secrets. The figure of the witch was the only one similar in this field and, for women, the only medicine accessible to her most intimate needs in many cases. The date on which the great witchcraft persecutions began is between the years 1230 and 1430, led by the accusations that were made to the Catharos (a humanist religion annihilated by Christian orthodoxy), as the predecessor of the doctrine that would later sentence the witches . Mention Credits: TV / Broadcast: Mention. "Videezy.com". Stock footage