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Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Susan Heinzelman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Unruly women are not often represented in a good light. Whether historical or fictional, disruptive women, with their real or imagined excesses, have long provided the material for literary and legal ... More


Sexual and spiritual politics in the events of 1633–34 and The Late Lancashire Witches

Alison Findlay

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter outlines the sexual and spiritual politics in the 1634 case and shows how it came to be adapted for the London stage after some of the victims were brought to London for questioning. The ... More


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