Essex Witches

Essex Witches

by Peter C Brown

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ISBN-13: 9780752499802
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 12/01/2014
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 England After the Tudors 9

2 What is Witchcraft? 16

3 Witches or Cunning Folk 19

4 Familiars and Witches' Marks 34

5 Potions and Remedies, Spells and Incantations 38

6 The Acts upon Witchcraft 46

7 The Assizes 52

8 Mathew Hopkins - The Witch-finder General 57

9 Confession and Torture 71

10 The Accused 83

11 Witches and Halloween 144

12 Dispelling the Myth 150

Glossary 156

Credits 158

Bibliography 159

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