- Title Pages
- Notes on contributors
- 1 Introduction: the Lancashire witches in historical context
- PART I The Trials of 1612
- 2 Potts, plots and politics: James I's <i>Daemonologie</i> and <i>The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches</i>
- 3 Thomas Potts's ‘dusty memory’: reconstructing justice in <i>The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches</i>
- 4 ‘Those to whom evil is done’: family dynamics in the Pendle witch trials
- Part II Contexts: Society, Economy, Religion and Magic
- 5 Witchcraft, economy and society in the forest of Pendle
- 6 The Reformation in the parish of Whalley
- 7 Beyond Pendle: the ‘lost’ Lancashire witches
- Part III Rewriting the Lancashire Witches
- 8 The pilot's thumb: <i>Macbeth</i> and the Jesuits
- 9 Sexual and spiritual politics in the events of 1633–34 and <i>The Late Lancashire Witches</i>
- 10 The ‘Lancashire novelist’ and the Lancashire witches
- 11 Wicca, Paganism and history: contemporary witchcraft and the Lancashire witches
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