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17th Century Witch Hunter, Matthew Hopkins

¬†Matthew Hopkins was born in Wenham Magna, Suffolk, England. He was a Folk Figure, becoming England’s notorious “Witchfinder General,” active during the English Civil War. He was said to have exploited the fear and unrest of the times for his … Continue reading

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The Tale of Aradia, Daughter of Diana and Lucifer

The Tale of Aradia, Daughter of Diana and Lucifer In researching my Austen-inspired cozy mystery, The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy, I spent multiple hours in reading¬†LOTS of tales of paganism, witchcraft, and folklore. Believe me, this is not my … Continue reading

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