Summary

By Joseph Glanvill, full title: ‘Palpable evidence of spirits and witchcraft: in an account of the fam’d disturbance by the drummer, in the house of M. Mompesson’.

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Terry Foreman  •  Link

Glanvill's 'Palpable evidence of spirits and witchcraft: in an account of the fam’d disturbance by the drummer, in the house of M. Mompesson’.'

Pepys first mentions reading “the late printed discourse of witches by a member of Gresham College” on 24 November 1666, which L&M say is Robert Glanvill’s “Philosophical Considerations Touching the Being of Witches and Witchcraft” (1666), addressed to Robert Hunt, a Justice of the Peace active from the 1650s against witches in Somerset (where Glanvill had his living at Frome)” which underwent several modifications (including the title). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Glanvill#Th...

Pepys retained a copy of *Sadducismus Triumphatus: Or, full and plain Evidence concerning Witches and Apparitions.* (1681) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saducismus_Triumph...

Terry Foreman  •  Link

PALPABLE EVIDENCE OF SPIRITS AND Witchcraft: In an ACCOUNT of the Fam'd Disturbance by the DRUMMER, In the House of M. MOMPESSON. With Another Modern and Certain Relation. In two LETEERS, One to the Right Honourable VVilliam, Lord Brereton; The other, to the Learned Dr. Henry More, D. D.

London, Printed by E. C. for James Collins, at the Kings Head in Westminster-Hall, 1668. [Early English Books Online fulltext]
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A70179.0001.00...

Terry Foreman  •  Link

Saducismus triumphatus, or, Full and plain evidence concerning witches and apparitions in two parts : the first treating of their possibility, the second of their real existence / by Joseph Glanvil. With a letter of Dr. Henry More on the same subject and an authentick but wonderful story of certain Swedish witches done into English by Anth. Horneck.
Glanvill, Joseph, 1636-1680., More, Henry, 1614-1687., Horneck, Anthony, 1641-1697.
London: Printed for J. Collins and S. Lownds, 1681. [Early English Books Online fulltext] http://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A42824.0001.00...

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