Signing the Devil’s Book

Signing the Devil’s Book

During the English Civil War of the 1640s, a man named Matthew Hopkins proclaimed himself the ‘Witchfinder General’, although that title was never bestowed upon him officially by Parliament. His witch-hunting activities mainly took place in the eastern counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk and occasionally in the more central counties of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire … Read more Signing the Devil’s Book