The Discovery of Witches; a Study of Master Matthew Hopkins
Rev. Montague Summers
London: The Cayme Press
Vanderbilt University Libraries
The prosecutions for witchcraft increased drastically in the 17th century in Europe. Matthew Hopkins, the self-proclaimed Witchfinder General of East Anglia in England, is credited with the executions of up to 300 witches between 1644 and 1646.