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Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 21: The Witchcraze in Essex

This seminar will examine the craze of witch-hunting in Essex during the civil wars. A key figure in the 'witch-craze' of 1645 was Matthew Hopkins. The seminar will ask students to consider, in particular, the role of Hopkins as witch-hunter and attitudes towards him and his work. Prepared for the special subject module: Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe.

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