Originally published in 1929, the author presents a formidable collection of facts, brought together in a scholarly manner. This is an examination of the general history of witchcraft, its changing laws and legal procedures, as well as methods of interrogation and punishment. This book must be considered an essential reference work for every student of witch lore.

chapter |122 pages


chapter |119 pages

Abstracts of Bills of Indictments

chapter I|37 pages

A Gaol Delivery Roll, 1645

chapter II|3 pages

Discovery of Witches. Dalton

chapter III|12 pages

Slander Actions

chapter V|7 pages

A Scottish Indictment, 1633

chapter VI|23 pages

Depositions, Suffolk, 1645

chapter VII|3 pages

Depositions, Leicester, 171