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Daughters of the Witching Hill

Mary Sharratt

Daughters of the Witching Hill

by Mary Sharratt

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- England -- Lancashire -- Fiction,
  • Trials (Witchcraft) -- England -- Lancashire -- Fiction,
  • Witchcraft -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction,
  • Lancaster (England) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Sharratt.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.H3449 D38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909748M
    ISBN 109780547069678
    LC Control Number2009042057
    OCLC/WorldCa432985826

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Daughters of the Witching Hill: A Novel of the Pendle Witches. She was a very old woman, about the age of Foure-score yeares, and had been a Witch for fiftie yeares.

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