Connecticut Witch Trials 101 Bibliography

  1. Carol F. Karlsen, The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1987)
  2. John Demos, Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England, Updated Edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004)
  3. Richard Godbeer, The Devil’s Dominion: Magic and Religion in Early New England. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992)
  4. Marion Gibson, Witchcraft Myths in American Culture. (New York: Routledge, 2007)
  5. David D. Hall, Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England: A Documentary History 1638-1693, Second Edition. (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1999)
  6. Richard S. Ross III, Before Salem: Witch Hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663. (Jefferson, NC : McFarland and Company, Inc., 2017)
  7. Paul B. Moyer, Detestable and Wicked Arts: New England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020)
  8. Richard Godbeer, Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005)
  9. Walter W. Woodward, Prospero’s America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676. (Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press, 2013)
  10. Records of the Particular Court of Connecticut, 1639-1663. (Connecticut Historical Society and the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, Hartford, 1928)
  11. Samuel Wyllys Papers
  12. Matthew Grant Diary
  13. John Winthrop, The Journal of John Winthrop, 1630-1649. (Belknap Press, 1996)
  14. Katherine A. Hermes, Beth M. Caruso; “Between God and Satan: Thomas Thornton, Witch-Hunting, and Religious Mission in the English Atlantic World, 1647–1693”. Connecticut History Review 1 January 2022; 61 (2): 42–82. doi: