The Feminization of Magic and the Emerging Idea of the Female Witch in the Late Middle Ages

  title={The Feminization of Magic and the Emerging Idea of the Female Witch in the Late Middle Ages},
  author={Michael D. Bailey},
  journal={Essays in Medieval Studies},
  pages={120 - 134}
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