The Lancashire Witch Craze: Jennet Preston and the Lancashire Witches, 1612
'Jennet Preston lies heavy upon me', cried Thomas Lister on his deathbed. We are told that his corpse bled when she touched it, and Jennet was convicted of witchcraft. Was there really a satanic coven on Pendle side? By placing the events in their European context, this work explains why these disturbing events occurred.