A People Bewitched: Witchcraft and Magic in Nineteenth-Century Somerset

A People Bewitched: Witchcraft and Magic in Nineteenth-Century Somerset

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The belief in witchcraft and magic was widespread in nineteenth-century Somerset. Witches were blamed for causing the ill health and death of people and their animals. Those accused of witchcraft often found themselves being ostracised and beaten by their neighbours. Magical practitioners known as cunning-folk drove a thriving trade not only in curing the bewitched, but also in detecting lost property, inducing love, and predicting the future. Astrologers and fortune-tellers… (more)

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Publisher: David & Charles (October 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 855 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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