1st Edition

English Witchcraft, 1560-1736, vol 2

By James Sharpe, Richard Golden Copyright 2003
    368 Pages
    by Routledge

    This chronological collection charts the change in attitudes to witchcraft during the period 1560-1736, which culminates in the educated debate on the reality of witchcraft and the gradual decline in belief in witches and associated phenomena.

    Acknowledgements, Introduction, Bibliography, Note on the Texts, Richard Galis, A brief treatise conteyning the most strange and horrible crueltye of Elizabeth Stile (London, 1579), The Apprehension and confession of three notorious Witches (London, 1589), The most strange and admirable discoverie of the three Witches of Warboys (London, 1593), John Darrell, An Apologie, of defence of the possession of William Sommers, a yong man of the towne of Nottingham (n.p., ?1599), Witches Apprehended, Examined and Executed, for notable villanies by them committed both by Land and Water (London, 1613), The Wonderful Discoverie of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower (London, 1619), Explanatory Notes


    James Sharpe, Richard Golden