Palgrave advances in witchcraft historiography by Jonathan Barry, Owen Davies

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K. Sudhoff, Vol. 12 (Munich and Berlin, 1929), pp. 1–144. 3. Thomas Wright of Durham, Second or Singular Thoughts Upon the Theory of the Universe, ed. M. A. Hoskin (London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968), pp. 72–3. 4. Simon Ravensberg, ‘De magia’, in G. Voetius, Selectarum Disputationum Theologicarum Pars Tertia (Utrecht, 1659), pp. 539–632 (his lecture was delivered on 2 April 1636); Thomas Vaughan, Magia Adamica (London, 1650), published under the pseudonym Eugenius Philalethes in Works, ed. A. Rudrum (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984), pp.

De Lancre was no fool, and he worried about his reliance on intermediaries; but he had no choice, and pressed rapidly ahead with the task he had been set. The Tableau is, in effect, his report to the French government, and is a highly personal account of a puzzled and disapproving stranger in an exotic land and society. Because of the lack of men, he was obliged to take evidence from girls and boys and women. These painted for him an extraordinary world in which witchcraft was the norm and everybody, sooner or later, attended a Sabbat and worshipped the Devil.

Hoskin (London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968), pp. 72–3. 4. Simon Ravensberg, ‘De magia’, in G. Voetius, Selectarum Disputationum Theologicarum Pars Tertia (Utrecht, 1659), pp. 539–632 (his lecture was delivered on 2 April 1636); Thomas Vaughan, Magia Adamica (London, 1650), published under the pseudonym Eugenius Philalethes in Works, ed. A. Rudrum (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984), pp. 139–234. 5. René Descartes, Discours de la Méthode (Paris: Librairie Garnier, 1916), p. 5; Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, ed.

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