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Witchcraft in Early Modern ScotlandJames' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches$
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Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780859896801

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.001.0001

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Theorising the Witch Hunt: James VI's Demonology

Theorising the Witch Hunt: James VI's Demonology

(p.327) Chapter 10 Theorising the Witch Hunt: James VI's Demonology
Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland

Lawrence Normand

Gareth Roberts

Liverpool University Press

This chapter discusses King James' Demonology, covering when it was written; its sources; its form, nature, and purpose; its aims and genre; its dialogue form; its thought, taxonomy, and rhetoric; and Protestant parodies. Books I, II, and III of Demonology are also described.

Keywords:   King James, witchcraft, witch hunts, books

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