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The Burning Time by Robin Morgan
A contemporary narrative of the proceedings against Dame Alice Kyteler : prosecuted for sorcery in 1324 by Richard de Ledrede
The Sorcery Trial of Alice Kyteler: A Contemporary Account (1324) Together with Related Documents in English Translation, with Introduction and Notes by Richard de Ledrede

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Richard de Ledrede, an English Franciscan friar, was the Bishop of Ossory.  He is most famous for his attempt to prosecute Alice Kyteler for heresy and witchcraft.   She escaped, presumably to England, but de Ledrede had her maidservant Petronella de Meath flogged and burned alive in 1324.

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