Stephen Mitchell

question of ostension – I would like to insert an incident from a village in the English countryside from long after the era of the witch-hunts. 15 The case of Ann Izzard 16 In 1808 Ann Izzard and her husband, of Great Paxton, Cambridgeshire, were attacked in their cottage by a mob of other villagers on two successive nights. The case has maintained a certain notoriety in local tradition, and forms part of

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