Borders Witch Hunt: The Story of the 17th Century Witchcraft Trials in the Scottish Borders

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The book provides an overview and analysis of the witch trials in the Scottish Borders in the 17th century. The 17th century was a time of upheaval in Scottish and British history, with a civil war, the abolition of the monarchy, the plague and the reformation all influencing the social context at the time. This book explores the social, political, geographical, religious and legal structures that led to the increased amount of witch trials and executions in the Scottish Borders. As well as looking at specific trials the book also explores the role of women, both as accuser and as accused.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.54
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781804250099
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