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Recovering the Bideford Witches

Callow, John (2021) Recovering the Bideford Witches. LSE Review of Books (29 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Drawing on his new book, The Last Witches of England: A Tragedy of Sorcery and Superstition (Bloomsbury, 2021), John Callow explores the changing reputation and modern-day memorialisation of the three ‘Bideford Witches’, who in 1682 became the last group of women in England to be executed for the crime of witchcraft.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2022 11:39
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2022 11:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112859

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