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The Devil in Disguise

This page contains additional resources for The Devil in Disguise by Mark Knights. For my other research please click here

The Devil in Disguise: Deception, Delusion, and Fanaticism in the Early English Enlightenment

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Spencer Cowper's trial, with transcripts of some of the pamphlet material about it, is available on google books here

The relevant section of Manley's novel about the Cowper scandals is here

A biography of William Cowper, with a particular focus on his legal career, can be found on google books at The lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the earliest times till the reign of King George IV, Volume 4 by Baron John Campbell (1846). It contains many transcripts of primary documents.

Sir Henry Chauncy's Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire is also available on google books here

The diary of Mary, William's second (or third!) wife is also on google books here

One of the tracts against the conviction of Jane Wenham as a witch is on google books here

Sacheverell's trial in 1710 is here

One of Sacheverell's offending sermons is here

A contemporary pamphlet listing the High Church writings used by Dr Sacheverell in his defence is here

For an outspoken attack on Sacheverell as a 'fanatick' see William Bissett's pamphlet here