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Henry Goodcole

wonderfull discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer a witch....

by Henry Goodcole

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Published by University Microfilms Inc. in Ann Arbor, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint by microfilm xerography of the original edition, London : for William Butler, 1621.

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Open LibraryOL13818755M

The manner of her death in may be found in the chap-book published in that year and entitled, "The Wonderfull Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, A Witch late of Edmonton: Her Conviction, Condemnation and Death: Together with the relation of the Devil's Accesse to her and their Conference together.   Discovery of Witches - The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster Paperback – 12 Thomas Potts was the clark of the court at the trial of woman accused of witchcraft in Lancashire, UK so this an account of the trial from a eye witness and therefore a primary source for this significant event/5(6).

Illustrated title page depicting Elizabeth Sawyer, who was executed for witchcraft on 19 April The wonderfull discoverie of E. Sawyer a Witch, late of Edmonton, her conviction and condemnation and death, etc. London: Printed for W. Butler, Source: Cb, Title page. Author: Goodcole, Henry. The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, .

In , a Beverley man reports that a witch ‘had gott his heart’, while in a soldier’s daughter from Northumberland complains that Elizabeth Simpson ‘did pinch her heart’. In early Restoration Newcastle an enchanted labourer is ‘sore pained at his Heart’, while in .   The Witch of Edmonton itself drew on a pamphlet by Henry Goodcole, The wonderful discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, Witch, the real-life model for Mother Sawyer who had been executed on 19 April Goodcole’s Mother Sawyer, like that in the play, is a bit of a disappointment by contrast with Shakespeare’s witches.


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The wonderfull discouerie of Elizabeth Savvyer a witch late of Edmonton, her conuiction and condemnation and death. Together with the relation of the Diuels accesse to her, and their conference together.

Written by Henry Goodcole minister of the Word of God, and her continuall visiter in the gaole of Newgate. Published by authority. Discovery of Witches: The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster [Potts, Thomas, Crossley, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Discovery of Witches: The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster/5(6). The Wonderful Discoverie Of Elizabeth Sawyer, A Witch, Late Of Edmonton Words 6 Pages In this document commentary I will be analysing and commentating on an extract from Henry Goodcole’s pamphlet, The Wonderful Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, a Witch, late of Edmonton.

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In this excellent new book, well-respected historian Robert Poole presents an up-to-date version of Thomas Potts s original account of the famous witch hunt ofin which 19 Lancashire witches, mostly from the Pendle area, were tried at Lancaster/5. Buy this Book at The Witch-Cult in Western Europe, by Margaret Alice Murray, Wonderfull Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer.

London, Gooderige, Discoverie of Witchcraft. London, Scots Magazine. Edinburgh, and Title: Discovery of Witches. The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster.

Author: Thomas Potts. Editor: James Crossley. Release Date: Ap [eBook #] Language: English. Character set encoding: ISO ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK DISCOVERY OF WITCHES*** E-text prepared by Clare Boothby, Linda.

The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe In Witchcraft.

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The tale of Elizabeth Sawyer was turned into the play, The Witch of Edmonton by William Rowley, Thomas Dekker and John Ford in During his reign, any sudden death or misfortune was just as likely to be attributed to an act of witchcraft rather than disease, infection or bad luck, and the finger of suspicion would often point to an unpopular member of the community, or Author: Jay Hollis.

Discovery of Witches book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quali /5. The wonderfull discouerie of Elizabeth Savvyer a witch: late of Edmonton, her conuiction and condemnation and death.

Together with the relation of the Diuels accesse to her, and their conference together. Written by Henry Goodcole minister of the Word of God, and her continuall visiter in the gaole of Newgate.

Published by authority. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. 16 Henry Goodcole The wonderfull discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Bibliography and further reading. Early Modern Witches: Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary Writing Marion Gibson Limited preview - The wonderfull discoverie of E.

Sawyer a Witch, late of Edmonton, her conviction and condemnation and death, etc Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Henry Goodcole (Author), Elizabeth Sawyer (Author)Author: Henry Goodcole, Elizabeth Sawyer. Sawyer, Elizabeth (d. ), convicted witch, was a poor woman of obscure origins living in Edmonton, Middlesex, convicted under the Witchcraft Act in April and hanged for murdering her neighbour by diabolical means.

What is known of her life comes from The Wonderfull Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, a Witch. The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. London:B3-B4 Anonymous Witch-Searcher: A man from Totnam in the county of Middlesex, now the London Borough of Haringey, known to be a Justice of the Peace, who is said to have long held the suspicion that Elizabeth Sawyer was a witch.

The play was inspired by the real-life story of Elizabeth Sawyer, who had been executed for witchcraft on 19 Apriland draws heavily on a pamphlet by Henry Goodcole, The wonderful discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, Witch (). This collection of pamphlets describes fifteen English witchcraft cases in detail, vividly recreating events to give the reader the illusion of actually being Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary Writing.

Early Modern Witches. DOI link for Early Modern Witches. The wonderfull discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer, a Witch () View abstract Cited by: Henry Goodcole ’s The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer is a fascinating and strange account of the interrogation of a witch by a cleric in It’s also the principal source for the play The Witch of Edmonton, by Thomas Dekker, John Ford and William Size: 37KB.

The Wonderfull Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer a Witch Late of Edmonton. This book sets the notorious European witch trials in the widest and deepest possible perspective and traces the major Author: Victoria Carr. The play was inspired by the real-life story of Elizabeth Sawyer, who had been executed for witchcraft on 19 Apriland draws heavily on a pamphlet by Henry Goodcole, The wonderful discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer, Witch ().

While Goodcole's witch is simply a bad woman, the Sawyer of the play is treated more sympathetically. The Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster: A spellbinding new play by Dawn State Theatre Company, inspired by Britain's bloodiest witch-h.The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster () by Thomas Potts, the anonymous The Wonderfull Discoverie of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower (), and Henry Goodcole’s The Wonderfull Discoverie of Elizabeth Sawyer a witch, late of Edmonton, ().