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Published: 25 March 2009

352 Pages | 14 b/w halftones; 2 maps

ISBN: 9780199532070

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Mother Leakey and the Bishop

A Ghost Story

Peter Marshall

  • A compelling tale of sex, scandal, and the supernatural in 17th-century Britain and Ireland
  • A remarkable piece of historical detective work uncovering the intriguing links between two apparently quite unrelated events
  • Illuminates a whole range of related topics, from shifting sexual identities to the politics of religion, from Anglo-Irish relations to the development of modern folklore