WTF Fun Fact – Trial By Water For Statue

In 1524, a statue of the Virgin Mary at the Cathedral in Riga, Latvia, was accused of being a witch. They put it on trial by water and threw it in the Dvina river. Since the wooden statue floated, they declared it guilty and burned it. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Riga

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