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Witch Hunting and Witch Trials

C. L"Estrange Ewen

Witch Hunting and Witch Trials

The Indictments for Witchcraft from the Records of 1373 Assizes held for the Home Circuit A.D.1559-1736.

by C. L"Estrange Ewen

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Published by Kegan Paul,Trench,Trubner and Co in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination346p. :
Number of Pages346
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Open LibraryOL21773001M

Witch hunts. The events in Salem in were but one chapter in a long story of witch hunts that began in Europe between and and ended in the late 18th century (with the last known execution for witchcraft taking place in Switzerland in ). The Salem trials occurred late in the sequence, after the abatement of the European witch-hunt fervour, which peaked from the . "In her new monograph, Witches, Witch Hunting, and Women, Silvia Federici condemns the commercialization of sites of witch hunts in Europe: 'Sites of famous trials and persecutions that led to the execution of dozens of women are now parading in shop after shop doll-like representations of witches.' In Salem, the exploitation of this suffering.

Mr. Aronson talked about his book [Witch-Hunt: Mysteries of the Salem Witch Trials], published by Antheneum. The author discussed the Salem Witch Trials with .   In his book The European Witch Hunt, he sees parallels between the witch craze and modern anxieties: “Nowadays we have a wider range of cultural fears, such as fears of aliens, paedophiles or.

The Witch Hunt: The Dangers Of The Witch Trials Words | 8 Pages. The Witch Trials tore apart the town of Salem and many parts of Europe due to a from the impurities of their religion, the competing economic struggles, and the social discrepancies of the conflicting sides of town; thus causing an outbreak in witch hunting. After publishing his popular female-focused witch-hunting manual in , women were regarded in a different, more sinister light. This book, along with the prevalent beliefs of the time, launched centuries of religious persecution and bloodshed. Witchcraft was deemed heresy by Pope Innocent VIII in and was therefore remedied in the same.


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Originally published inthe author presents a formidable collection of facts, brought together in a scholarly manner. This is an examination of the general history of witchcraft, its changing laws and legal procedures, as well as methods of interrogation and punishment.

This book must be considered an essential reference work for every student of witch lore. Witch Child by Celia Child tells the story of Mary, a young girl whisked away to the “New World” after watching her grandmother hang for witchcraft.

But Mary is taken to Massachusetts, where the Witch Trails take place. The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent.

In the Heretic’s Daughter, Kent tells the story of Sarah Carrier, the daughter of a woman accused Author: Holly Genovese. The Malleus Maleficarum, a Latin book written in andis also known as "The Hammer of Witches." This is a translation of the title.

Authorship of the book is credited to two German Dominican monks, Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger. Witch-hunting plagued Europe, beginning in the 15th century when the idea that witches worshipped the devil began to take hold. Burgundy, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Scandinavia all endured.

James Morrow's top 10 books on witch persecutions At least once a decade we seem to get a new theory of the Salem witch trials. Interpretations have thus far embraced the sociological (it was Author: Guardian Staff. "What is special to this graphic novel is the authors' vast, in-depth personal knowledge of their topic and subject(s).

Provided in a clear and compelling voice, with stunning illustrations to help involve the reader Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times is an engrossing, compelling book." - Shock Horror Magazine/5(17). "In her new monograph, Witches, Witch Hunting, and Women, Silvia Federici condemns the commercialization of sites of witch hunts in Europe: 'Sites of famous trials and persecutions that led to the execution of dozens of women are now parading in shop after shop doll-like representations of witches.' In Salem, the exploitation of this suffering /5(17).

Witchcraft - Witchcraft - The witch hunts: Although accusations of witchcraft in contemporary cultures provide a means to express or resolve social tensions, these accusations had different consequences in premodern Western society where the mixture of irrational fear and a persecuting mentality led to the emergence of the witch hunts.

In the 11th century attitudes. Witch hysteria really took hold in Europe during the mids, when many accused witches confessed, often under torture, to a variety of wicked behaviors.

Within a century, witch hunts were. Witch-hunting eventually declined when the ideological pressure to combat the Devil’s allies slackened. A final chapter sets witch-hunting in the context of other episodes of modern persecution.

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Courts of Assize and Nisi Prius: Editor: Cecil L'Estrange Ewen: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co, ltd., Original from.The Basque witch trials of the 17th century represents the last serious attempt at rooting out witchcraft from Navarre by the Spanish Inquisition, after a series of episodes erupting during all the 16th century following the end of main military operations in the conquest of Iberian Navarre, until The trial of the Basque witches began in January at Logroño, near Navarre.

This study constitutes a wide-ranging and original overview of the place of witchcraft and witch-hunting in the broader culture of early modern England. Based on a mass of new evidence extracted from a range of archives, both local and national, it seeks to relate the rise and decline of belief in witchcraft, alongside the legal prosecution of witches, to the wider political culture of .