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A brief history of witchcraft

with especial reference to the witches of Northamptonshire

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Published by J. Taylor & son in Northampton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    From Taylor & son"s Northamptonshire handbook.

    Statementcollected in great part from original sources
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 unnumbered page, 58-74 pages :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26771871M


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