Witchcraft Paper Outline, 1974, page 2
Miriam Schneir - 2 IV. The Crimes of the Witches A. Sharp—tongued, argumentative and litigous women charged with being witches. Examples: Goodwife Wright; Grace Sherwood; Sarah Good; Elizabeth Garlick; etc. B. Women who were (or seemed to be) sexually seductive rumored to be witches. Sexual fantasies in testimony against accused witches. and in witchcraft confessions. — C-§1l32J_<1‘iT/ C. Women who were not appropriately ?$$§3$6]to their husbands or who openly defied their husbands‘ wishes were eccused of being witches. Example of Ann Hibbens and others. . . ./—'‘”‘”‘‘'T D. Midwives and other female healers heavily represented sgstrmrv among accused witches. E. Women who dared to rebel politically or in the churches4fre— quentl? found themselves labelled as witches. Example of Mary Oliver and otxers. Conclusions.