Reporting murder: Fiction in the archives in early modern England.

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      Argues that in early modern England, the majority of witnesses appearing before magistrates and coroners in suspected murder cases, presented their evidence within a supernatural narrative framework, specifically to embellish it to communicate beliefs about a specific suspect. Focus of the history of crime and the law in early modern England.