A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718

A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718

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by Wallace Notestein
     
 

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This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS.
Preface
CHAPTER I.
The Beginnings of English Witchcraft
CHAPTER II.
Witchcraft under Elizabeth
CHAPTER III.
Reginald Scot
CHAPTER IV.
The Exorcists
CHAPTER V.
James I and Witchcraft
CHAPTER VI.
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This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS.
Preface
CHAPTER I.
The Beginnings of English Witchcraft
CHAPTER II.
Witchcraft under Elizabeth
CHAPTER III.
Reginald Scot
CHAPTER IV.
The Exorcists
CHAPTER V.
James I and Witchcraft
CHAPTER VI.
Notable Jacobean Cases
CHAPTER VII.
The Lancashire Witches and Charles I
CHAPTER VIII.
Matthew Hopkins
CHAPTER IX.
Witchcraft during the Commonwealth and Protectorate
CHAPTER X.
The Literature of Witchcraft from 1603 to 1660
CHAPTER XI.
Witchcraft under Charles II and James II
CHAPTER XII.
Glanvill and Webster and the Literary War over Witchcraft, 1660-1688
CHAPTER XIII.
The Final Decline
CHAPTER XIV.
The Close of the Literary Controversy
Appendices
A. Pamphlet Literature
B. List of Persons Sentenced to Death for Witchcraft during the Reign of James I
C. List of Cases of Witchcraft, 1558-1717, with References to Sources and Literature
INDEX

About the Author
"Wallace Notestein (1878–1969) was an American historian, Sterling Professor of English History at Yale University from 1928 to 1947." -- Wikipedia

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ISBN-13:
2940014716253
Publisher:
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Publication date:
06/15/2012
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Format:
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Sales rank:
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