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The Ipswich Witch : Mary Lackland and the Suffolk Witch Hunts.

Author: David L Jones
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Against the backdrop of the largest witch hunt in English history, this book is both an investigation of a miscarriage of justice over 350 years old and a recreation of East Anglia as it once was. Ipswich, faced by the extreme challenges of war, religious dissent, poverty, sickness and the threat of foreign invasion, became an ideological battlefield during the civil wars. As Puritanism struggled against Catholic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Mary Lackland
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David L Jones
ISBN: 9780752481876 0752481878
OCLC Number: 911957455
Description: 1 online resource (355 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Contents; 1 Two Deaths in Ipswich; 2 Ipswich: The Setting; 3 The Holy City of Ipswich and its Enemies; 4 Undercover Religion and Cunning Men; 5 A Witchfinder's Career Cut Short: Patrons and Enemies; 6 Evidence of Sin; 7 Women, Witches and Quakers; 8 Witches and the Poor; 9 Re-examining the Trial of Mary Lackland; 10 Aftermath; 11 Conclusions; Bibliography; Copyright.

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A fascinating tour through the strange history (and even stranger world view) of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, exploring the historical East Anglian witch trials.  Read more...

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