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The Resource The sorcerer's tale : faith and fraud in Tudor England, Alec Ryrie

The sorcerer's tale : faith and fraud in Tudor England, Alec Ryrie

Label
The sorcerer's tale : faith and fraud in Tudor England
Title
The sorcerer's tale
Title remainder
faith and fraud in Tudor England
Statement of responsibility
Alec Ryrie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lively history set in sixteenth-century England, detailing the hitherto unknown case of an extraordinary physician, magician, and con-man named Gregory Wisdom - and the London underworld to which he belonged. - ;An earl's son, plotting murder by witchcraft; conjuring spirits to find buried treasure; a stolen coat embroidered with pure silver; crooked gaming-houses and brothels; a terrifying new disease, and the self-trained surgeon who claims he can treat it. This is the world of Gregory Wisdom, a physician, magician, and consummate con-man at work in sixteenth-century London. In this book
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryrie, Alec
Dewey number
364.16/3092 22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6692.W57
LC item number
R97 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wisdom, Gregory
  • Westmorland, Henry Neville
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Magic
  • Conspiracies
  • Crime
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Wisdom, Gregory
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Conspiracies
  • Crime
  • Magic
  • Social conditions
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • England
  • England
  • Great Britain
Label
The sorcerer's tale : faith and fraud in Tudor England, Alec Ryrie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CHRONOLOGY; FOREWORD; 1. The Nobleman; 2. The Physician; 3. The Underworld; 4. The Magician; 5. The Preacher; Conclusion: Barbarians at the Gates; Appendix: Gregory Wisdom's Will; NOTES; PHOTOGRAPHIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX
Control code
317454878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191552045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611975708
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
197570
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317454878
Label
The sorcerer's tale : faith and fraud in Tudor England, Alec Ryrie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CHRONOLOGY; FOREWORD; 1. The Nobleman; 2. The Physician; 3. The Underworld; 4. The Magician; 5. The Preacher; Conclusion: Barbarians at the Gates; Appendix: Gregory Wisdom's Will; NOTES; PHOTOGRAPHIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX
Control code
317454878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191552045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611975708
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
197570
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317454878

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