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Books on the Lancashire Witches

Discover the bewitching story of the Lancashire Witches with three new books, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary.

The Wonderful Discovery of Witches

A reader-friendly version of the complete court reports of Thomas Potts, The Wonderful Discovery of Witches, translated into language we can understand today by witch expert and university lecturer, Robert Poole. 

1612 The Lancashire Witch Trials

Former Director of Lancaster Castle, Christine Goodier, in her book 1612 The Lancashire Witch Trials, takes her specialist knowledge and unique access to information on the subject and  gives a very lively summary of the key happenings leading up to and during the trials.

The Lure of the Lancashire Witches

The Lure of the Lancashire Witches by Jennie Lee Cobban, fleshes out the characters and events in a way that helps us understand what sort of people were involved and the atmosphere of the time.  It also demonstrates how opinions of the Lancashire Witches have changed over the centuries. 

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The Lancashire Witches

In this gripping, authoritative and highly readable account, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the case of the Lancashire witches, Professor Philip C. Almond evokes all the fear, drama and paranoia of those volatile and times.  He brings to life the bleak and disturbing story of the storm over Pendle.

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