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This paper examines the dynamics of witchcraft trials in the Lorraine through a selection of late sixteenth-century examples. It shows that local dynamics, including personal relationships between accused witches and their accusers, as well as the accused’s social class, could affect trial proceedings and outcomes.
European History | Medieval History
Cooper, Adam, "Witchcraft Trials in the Rhine Region in the Sixteenth Century" (2022). Malleus Maleficarum. 5.
This essay is a research project written for Professor John Ott's Spring 2022 Medieval History seminar on PSU Library Special Collections' Malleus maleficarum and Fasciculus temporum codex.