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A case of witchcraft : the trial of Urbain Grandier

Author: Robert Rapley
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Urbain Grandier, a seventeenth-century priest who was accused and found guilty of sorcery. A tale of conspiracy, corruption and mass hysteria provides an exploration of human behaviour  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Urbain Grandier; Urbain Grandier; Urbain Grandier
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rapley
ISBN: 0719055288 9780719055287
OCLC Number: 60177968
Description: viii, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: August 1617 - arrival; friends and enemies; disaster; the Thibault affair; guilty; deliverance; absolution; Laubardemont and the walls of Loudun; Madelaine de Brou; plague; possession; Grandier the accused; demons and witches; Mignon; bishop versus archbishop; arrested; appeal of innocence; the exorcists; exorcism; priest and bishop; the case against grandier; judgement; torture; death; aftermath. Appendices: Grandier through the ages; blood is thicker than water.
Responsibility: Robert Rapley.

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