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Witchfinder general

the biography of Matthew Hopkins

by Craig Cabell

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hopkins, Matthew, -- d. 1647.,
  • Witchcraft -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Trials (Witchcraft) -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCraig Cabell.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19647382M
    ISBN 10075094269X
    OCLC/WorldCa70882488

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A man that, in just 2 years, was responsible for around 60% of all witch trials in England spanning 3 centuries. He hailed from a Puritan, East Anglian background, an area of England that would later see heavy emigration to America and a people that would carry their beliefs into the Salem Witch Trials.

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Witchfinder General by Bassett, Ronald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. On Augthe small town of Bury St Edmunds, England set a grisly record. That day, 18 men and women were hanged together as witches.

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