The Wonderfvll Discoverie of Witches in the Covntie of Lancaster

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9781859361009: The Wonderfvll Discoverie of Witches in the Covntie of Lancaster
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This is a facsimile edition of Thomas Potts' book of 1612 covering the trial of the Pendle Witches, which took place at Lancaster Assizes where he was the clerk of the court. It provides a fascinating primary source for anyone interested in witches.

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`Today's reader can appreciate the prevailing attitude behind the allegations of witchcraft, and ponder on how much the crackdown was related to perceived witchcraft (or rather the crimes committed in the name of witchcraft) and how much to the Roman Catholic persistence in Lancashire. A valuable reproduction of a source document.' Northern Earth

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Published by Carnegie Publishing Ltd (2003)
ISBN 10: 1859361005 ISBN 13: 9781859361009
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