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The Devil in Disguise The Devil in Disguise illuminates the impact of the two British revolutions of the seventeenth century and the shifts in religious political scientific literary economic social and moral culture that they brought aboutIt does so through the fascinating story of one family and their locality the Cowpers of Hertford Their dramatic history contains a murder mystery bigamy a scandal novel and a tyrannized wife all set against a backdrop of violently competing local factions rampant religious prejudice an

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Download Mobi Å The Devil in Disguise 336 pages Ú Mark knights ½ The Devil in Disguise illuminates the impact of the two British revolutions of the seventeenth century and the shifts in religious political scientific literary economic social and moral culture that they brought aboutIt does so through the Rmon about the illegitimacy of resistance and religious toleration His parliamentary trial in 1710 provoked serious riots in London William Cowper also intervened in 1712 to secure the life of Jane Wenham whose trial provoked a wide ranging debate about witchcraft beliefsThe Cowpers and their town are a microcosm of a changing world Their story suggests that an early Enlightenment far from being simply a movement of ideas sparked by great thinkers was shaped and advanced by local and personal struggl

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D the last conviction of a witch in EnglandSpencer Cowper was accused of murdering a uaker and his brother William had two illegitimate children by his second 'wife' Their scandalous lives became the source of public gossip much to the horror of their mother Sarah who poured out her heart in a diary that also chronicles her feeling of being enslaved to her husband Her two sons remained in the limelight Both were instrumental in the prosecution of Henry Sacheverell a firebrand cleric who preached a se