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Francis Bacon also accepted the healing power of 'miracle-working faith', while
Dr Edward Jorden, one of the most perceptive contemporary writers on witchcraft,
observed, when discussing the medical value of such remedies as charms, ...
Cardinal Wolsey knew that Kingston would be fatal to him; he was duly arrested
by Sir William Kingston.2 There are many wry stories of this type, but very few can
be traced back to a strictly contemporary source. The majority seem to have ...
Most of the extant confessions come from contemporary pamphlets, and therefore
relate to only a tiny proportion of the total number of witch-trials and convictions.
We do not know how many cases resembled those of Margaret Landish, who in ...
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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