Elizabeth Clarke

Standard Name: Clarke, Elizabeth


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Textual Features Elizabeth Isham
EI situates her own writing among the devotional discourse current at the time. Among opening quotations from the Bible and prayer book, she copied a poem which G. Ellis copied in 1605, with only...


25 March 1645: In the first case of witchcraft managed by...

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25 March 1645

In the first case of witchcraft managed by Matthew Hopkins , Elizabeth Clarke of Manningtree in Essex (who had probably been deprived of sleep during interrogation) confessed to using familiars.


Isham, Elizabeth. “Booke of Rememberances”. Constructing Elizabeth Isham, edited by Elizabeth Clarke.
Clarke, Elizabeth. “Constructing Elizabeth Isham”. Warwick: Arts: Centre for the Study of the Renaissance.
Clarke, Elizabeth, and Erica Longfellow. “Elizabeth Isham’s Autobiographical Writings”. Constructing Elizabeth Isham.