The most famous Salem witch trial descendants and relatives
From actors to the British royal family, the roots have spread far and wide
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The infamous Salem witch trials of 1692 and 1693 claimed the lives of 20 people. In total, more than 200 people were accused of witchcraft and more than 150 were arrested. The episode is heavily ingrained in American history and perpetuated through pop culture, but the souls lost and persecuted during that time aren't just present in our literature, media, and popular culture. From actors to the British royal family, their genes have spread far and wide over course of three centuries. The website Bloodlines of Salem has listed some of the notable descendants of the Salem accused witches (and warlocks). Click through the gallery to find out who they are.
CELEBRITY British royal family
FASHION Celebrity style
CELEBRITY Celebrity trivia