England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches.
Also known as:
Edgar Allan Poe's Conqueror Worm, Matthew Hopkins: Conqueror Worm, Matthew Hopkins: Witchfinder General, The Conqueror Worm