d.19 Sep 1692 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Facts and Events
Giles Corey (died September 19, 1692) was accused of witchcraft along with his wife Martha Corey during the Salem Witch Trials. After being arrested for witchcraft, Corey refused to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. He was subjected to pressing in an effort to force him to plea, but instead died after two days.