Robert Poole's The Lancashire witches: Histories and Stories PDF

By Robert Poole

This publication is the 1st significant examine of England's largest and best-known witch trial which happened in 1612, whilst ten witches have been arraigned and hung within the village of Pendle in Lancashire. The ebook has equivalent allure around the disciplines of either heritage and English Literature/Renaissance reports, with essays through the prime specialists in either fields. comprises beneficial summaries to give an explanation for the most important issues of every essay. Brings the topic updated with a learn of recent Wicca and paganism, together with present-day Lancashire witches. with ease, this is often the main complete examine of any English witch trial.

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