English statutes of witchcraft laid down in 1562 and 1604, which
introduced the death penalty for those carrying out witchcraft, are
now repealed. Instead a radically revised attitude to witchcraft is
implemented, which imposes penalties for those pretending to be
capable of witchcraft.
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Editors. "English statutes of witchcraft are repealed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17629, accessed 18 October 2017.]