William Godwin's Diary

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Lancashire Witches, 1612 (15  May  1834) Potts, ThomasBromley, Sir EdwardThe wonderfull discouerie of the witches in the countie of Lancaster. With the arraignement and triall of nineteene notorious witches, at the assizes and general gaole deliuerie, and holden at the castle of Lancaster, vpon Munday, the seuenteenth of August last, 1612. Before Sir Iames Altham and Sir Edward Bromley, knights, barons of His Maiesties Court of Exchequer: and iustices of assize, oyer and terminor, and generall gaole deliuerie in the circuit of the north parts. Together with the arraignement and trial of Iennet Preston, etc. 1613, 1612
Whitaker, Thomas DunhamA history of the original parish of Whalley, and honor of Clitheroe in the counties of Lancaster and York. 1801
WG cites ‘Discovery of the Witches, 1612, printed by order of the court' in Lives of the Necromancers (415) and ‘History of Whalley, by Thomas Dunham Whitaker' in Lives (418). He reads these materials in the British Museum.

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