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15561603
an English Church of England priest, known for his writing on witchcraft. He was instituted to the vicarage of Orwell, Cambridgeshire, on 21 November 1580. Holland was the author of A Treatise against Witchcraft (1590). It was directed from a Calvinist point of view against folk magic and the sceptical arguments of Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot; it also introduced arguments from the writings of Jean Bodin, Lambert Daneau and Niels Hemmingsen.
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