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The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

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This book is the first major study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial; which took place in 1612, when ten witches were arraigned and hung in the village of Pendle in Lancashire. In this volume, 11 experts from a variety of fields offer new surveys of these events and their meanings for contemporaries, for later generations, and for the present day. Essays look ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 19th 2003 by Manchester University Press (first published January 2nd 2003)
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