In 1662, Amy Denny and Rose Cullender have been accused of witchcraft, and, in a single of an important of such situations in England, stood trial and have been hanged in Bury St Edmunds. A Trial of Witches is an entire account of this sensational trial and an research of the courtroom strategies, and the bigger social, cultural and political matters of the period.
In a critique of the legitimate technique, the e-book information how the misguided conclusions of the trial have been completed. The authors ponder the foremost individuals within the case, together with the pass judgement on and clinical witness, their institutional value, their half within the destiny of the ladies and their destiny careers.
Through distinctive learn of basic resources, the authors discover the real implications of this example for the certainty of anxiety, workforce mentality, social forces and the witchcraft phenomenon as an entire.
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