In 1662, Amy Denny and Rose Cullender have been accused of witchcraft, and, in a single of an important of such instances 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 court docket approaches, and the bigger social, cultural and political matters of the period.
In a critique of the authentic procedure, the ebook information how the faulty conclusions of the trial have been completed. The authors give some thought to the most important individuals within the case, together with the pass judgement on and scientific witness, their institutional value, their half within the destiny of the ladies and their destiny careers.
Through specific study of fundamental resources, the authors discover the $64000 implications of this situation for the knowledge of anxiety, staff mentality, social forces and the witchcraft phenomenon as an entire.
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