The lancashire witches histories and stories robert poole on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book is the first major study of englands biggest and best known witch trial which took place in 1612. The lancashire witches histories and stories by robert poole this book is the first major study of englands biggest and best known witch trial which took place in 1612 when ten witches were arraigned and hung in the village of pendle in lancashire. The lancashire witches is the only one of william harrison ainsworths forty novels that has remained published by henry colburn the novel is based on the true story of the pendle witches poole robert ed the lancashire novelist and the lancashire witches the lancashire witches histories and stories manchester university . It is probably true to say that a clearer memory remains of the lancashire witches of 1612 than of any of the other people who were tried and executed for witchcraft in early modern england. This volume is based on a conference held in april 1999 and it is the first time in english witchcraft studies that a single group of cases has been taken as subject of such a volume
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