The Witch, La Voisin

Renowned poisoner and witch, La Voisin practiced her talents in the Marais neighborhood of Paris. Sulfurous odors, black mass, over 2,500 illegal abortions- all common practice for this witch known for her poisons and potions. La Voisin was often called upon by the Marquise de Montespan, but was then abandonned by Louis XIV. She met her fate burned at the stake in the Place de Grève, February 22, 1680.