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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4455, no. 01.
The Physical Object
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Pagination[32],336p.
Number of Pages336
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A Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft: With Observations Upon Matters Of Fact, Tending To Clear The Texts Of The Sacred Scriptures, And Confute The Vulgar Errors About The Point () by Francis Hutchinson (Author)Format: Paperback.

An Historical Essay Concerning Wichcraft: With Observations Upon Matters of Fact; Tending to Clear the Texts of the Sacred Scriptures, and Confute the Vulgar Errors about that Point. And Also Two Sermons: One in Proof of the Christian Religion; the Other Concerning Good and Evil Angels.

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Witchcraft For nearly two centuries, witchcraft seemed to have disappeared. Although it was driven underground for a time, it is now the fastest growing religion in the United States. There are several reasons for its disappearance and now, for its return. Hutchinson’s account of witchcraft is thoroughly modern—a history book ‘of the moment and his carefully modest appeal for reform of the laws on witchcraft was indeed heeded, although not for a further decade and a half” (Gibson, Witchcraft and Society, ).

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CHAPTER I. The Beginnings of English Witchcraft. It has been said by a thoughtful writer that the subject of witchcraft has hardly received that place which it deserves in the history of opinions. There has been, of course, a reason for this neglect—the fact that the belief in witchcraft is no longer existent among intelligent people and that its history, in consequence.

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An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft. London: R. Knaplock and D. Midwinter, 8vo ( x mm). [xvi], [4],[2] pp.

Half-title. Later half-calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with morocco label, edges stained yellow, marbled endpapers. Upper board starting. FIRST EDITION. Chapter five contains an account of the notorious trials. An historical essay concerning witchcraft: With observations upon matters of fact; tending to clear the texts of the sacred Scriptures, and confute the vulgar errors about that point.

And also two sermons: one in proof of the Christian religion; the other concerning the good and evil angels By Francis Hutchinson.

It was also taken as a target when Francis Hutchinson set down An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft (); both books made much of reports from Sweden, and included by Glanvill as editor, which had experienced a moral panic about witchcraft.

From An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft. London: Printed for R. Knaplock and D. Midwinter, This illustration is “Matthew Hopkins Witchfinder general,” a reproduction of a well-known woodcut.

The image was inserted as a frontispiece in the book. Title page of Daemonologie, James I's book against witchcraft, Courtesy Fortean Picture Library. English Witchcraft (religion, spiritualism, and occult) The first witchcraft trial in England was held in the secular courts inwhen one woman accused another of sorcery.

The accused was cleared by ordeal. Ina man was accused of killing a. The Oxford English Dictionary states that the first record of the use of this term was inin Francis Hutchinson's work An Historical Essay concerning Witchcraft, with Observations upon Matters of Fact; Tending to Clear the Texts of the Sacred Scriptures, and Confute the Vulgar Errors about that Point.

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