Women and Secrets

According to Wiliam Perkins in his 1608 treatise, a witch is one who aspires “‘to search out such things as God would have kept secret: and hence…. is moved to attempt the cursed art of magic and witchcraft, as a way to get further knowledge in matters secret and not revealed'” (McNeil 2001, 195).

Secondary Source:

https://theses.ncl.ac.uk/dspace/handle/10443/980

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