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              The Last Witches of England: A Tragedy of Sorcery and Superstition
                

              The Last Witches of England: A Tragedy of Sorcery and Superstition (Hardback)

              By Callow, John

              • RRP: $75.82
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              • Pub Date
                22 Apr 21

              On the morning of Thursday 29 June 1682, a magpie came rasping, rapping and tapping at the window of a prosperous Devon merchant. Frightened by its appearance, his servants and members of his family had, within a matter of hours, convinced themselves that the bird was an emissary... of the devil sent by witches to destroy the fabric of their lives. As the result of these allegations, three women of Bideford came to be forever defined as witches. A Secretary of State brushed aside their case and condemned them to the gallows; to hang as the last group of women to be executed in England for the crime. Yet, the hatred of their neighbours endured. For Bideford, it was said, was a place of witches. Though 'pretty much worn away' the belief in witchcraft still lingered on for more than a century after their deaths. In turn, ignored, reviled, and extinguished but never more than half-forgotten, it seems that the memory of these three women - and of their deeds and sufferings, both real and imagined - was transformed from canker to regret, and from regret into celebration in our own age. Indeed, their example was cited during the final Parliamentary debates, in 1951, that saw the last of the witchcraft acts repealed, and their names were chanted, as both inspiration and incantation, by the women beyond the wire at Greenham Common. In this book, John Callow explores this remarkable reversal of fate, and the remarkable tale of the Bideford Witches.
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              ISBN 9781788314398
              Released NZ 22 Apr 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              James II: The Triumph and the Tragedy
               

              James II: The Triumph and the Tragedy (Paperback)

              By Callow, John

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              A generation after Charles I's execution in 1649, his son James II also lost his throne in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. This illustrated narrative history charts the major issues and crises of James' turbulent life and reign using unique and little known material, from state ...papers to personal correspondence.
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              ISBN 9781903365571
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2005
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series English Monarchs: Treasures from the National Archives
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              Witchcraft and Magic in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe
               

              Witchcraft and Magic in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd ed. 2001)

              By Scarre, Geoffrey; Callow, John

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              In their study of witchcraft and magic in 16th and 17th-century Europe, Geoffrey Scarre and John Callow provide an examination of the theoretical and intellectual rationales which made prosecution for the crime acceptable to the continent's judiciaries.

              ISBN 9780333920824
              Released NZ 29 Jun 2001
              Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in European History
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              King in Exile: James II, Warrior King & Saint

              King in Exile: James II, Warrior King & Saint (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Callow, John

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              John Callow's book reassesses James II's strategy for dealing with his downfall and exile after his defeat at the Battle of the Boyne in July 1690, presenting a portrait of a man who planned for himself great political rewards and popular acclaim.

              ISBN 9780750930826
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780750964937
              Released NZ 9 Dec 2004
              Publisher The History Press Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft
               

              Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft (Hardback, New title)

              By Callow, John

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              Sheds light on the world of the witch, mage and necromancer. This work takes us into a shadowy landscape where, in an age before modern drugs, the onset of sudden illness was readily explained by malevolent spellcasting. It presents an account of this aspect of the western cultur...al experience.
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              ISBN 9781845114695
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2017
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              James II: King in Exile
               

              James II: King in Exile (Paperback)

              By Callow, John

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              JAMES II was Britain's last Catholic king. What became of him during his final exile? John Callow's groundbreaking study focuses on this hitherto neglected period of his life: the twelve years he spent attempting to recover his crown through war, diplomacy, assassination and subt...erfuge.
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              ISBN 9780750964937
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2017
              Publisher The History Press Ltd
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              A Semantic and Structural Analysis of Colossians, 2nd Edition
                

              A Semantic and Structural Analysis of Colossians, 2nd Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd ed.)

              By Callow, John

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              The books in this series are analytical commentaries on the Greek text of New Testament books. Each book first identifies the high-level semantic components of the text and indicates the relationships between them. These components are then further analyzed to identify sub-compon...ents and their relationships. This process is continued until the basic units of communication, called propositions, are identified. These propositions are stated in semantically unskewed English glosses. Theme statements for paragraphs and larger units are derived from the analysis. A discussion of the evidence supporting the analysis is also given.
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              ISBN 9781556711305
              Released NZ 11 May 2012
              Publisher Sil International, Global Publ
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Semantic and Structural Analysis Series
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              A Semantic and Structural Analysis of 2 Thessalonians
                

              A Semantic and Structural Analysis of 2 Thessalonians (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised ed.)

              By Callow, John

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              The books in this series are analytical commentaries on the Greek text of New Testament books. Each book first identifies the high-level semantic components of the text and indicates the relationships between them. These components are then further analyzed to identify sub-compon...ents and their relationships. This process is continued until the basic units of communication, called propositions, are identified. These propositions are stated in semantically unskewed English glosses. Theme statements for paragraphs and larger units are derived from the analysis. A discussion of the evidence supporting the analysis is also given.
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              ISBN 9781556711114
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2000
              Publisher Sil International, Global Publ
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Semantic and Structural Analysis Series
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              Beswick Animals
               

              Beswick Animals (Paperback, 10th Revised edition)

              By Callow, Diana; Callow, John; Sweet, Marilyn; Sweet, Peter

              • RRP: $105.50
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              With more than 700 photographs, complete with model number, size and dates information, this catalogue gives a complete record of all animals produced by Beswick, including pricing information in three currencies.

              ISBN 9780889683464
              Released NZ 28 Jan 2011
              Publisher Charlton Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series A Charlton Standard Catalogue
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              Marx in London
               

              Marx in London (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Briggs, Asa; Callow, John

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              Links the story of Marx's life in London to the places he lived and worked. This book is aimed at visitors who are interested in seeing the places with which he was particularly associated.

              ISBN 9781905007608
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2008
              Publisher Lawrence and Wishart Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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