This volume examines both the events that shaped the Jacobean Witchcraft Act, and its subsequent impact on the culture and society of seventeenth-century England until its repeal in 1736.87 Although the general thrust of the commentary reafidrmed traditional views of witchcraft the codes for coZenage could be found in the standard seventeenth- century manual for reading the law. Owen Davies describes how witchcraft wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Witchcraft and the Act of 1604|
|Author||:||John Newton, Jo Bath|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2008-04-09|