Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-05 07:50:52



Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2022


Religion was almost always involved in murder and massacre during seventeenth century England, if not in its content, then at least in its interpretation. This work will support this assertion by examining multiple case studies of murder in seventeenth century England, which will simultaneously give the reader a more complete picture of the nature of homicide during the period. Specifically, the case studies consist of both homicides and infanticides, and explore the relation of the Devil to violent crime in seventeenth century England.

Research Sponsor

Michael F. Graham

First Reader

Michael F. Graham

Second Reader

Michael Levin

Honors Faculty Advisor

Michael F. Graham


Special thanks to my project advisors, readers, and the Williams Honors College.



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