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A History Of Witchcraft In England From 1558 To 1718

 

By

Wallace Notestein

A History Of Witchcraft In England From 1558 To 1718
By
Wallace Notestein


A History of Witchcraft In England From 1558 To 1718 by Wallace Notestein is an excellent research work in which the history of witchcraft with true example cases have been presented. It is a useful guide to witchraft also.

Wallace Notestein (18781969) was an American historian and Sterling Professor of English History at Yale University from 1928 to 1947.[1] He was married to women's educational pioneer Ada Louise Comstock.

He was a member of the American Commission to negotiate peace in Europe after WWI.

Published in 1911, the Contents of A History of Witchcraft Comprise:

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 

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Copyright:  2010  Standard Copyright License
Language: English
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