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A Source-Book of Scottish Witchcraft #2020

A Source Book of Scottish Witchcraft First published in and now reprinted in its original form A Source book of Scottish Witchcraft has been the most authoritative reference book on Scottish Witchcraft for almost thirty years It ha

  • Title: A Source-Book of Scottish Witchcraft
  • Author: Christina Larner Christopher Hyde Lee Hugh V. Mclachlan
  • ISBN: 9781845300289
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Source-Book of Scottish Witchcraft By Christina Larner Christopher Hyde Lee Hugh V. Mclachlan, First published in 1977 and now reprinted in its original form, A Source book of Scottish Witchcraft has been the most authoritative reference book on Scottish Witchcraft for almost thirty years It has been invaluable to the specialist scholar and of interest to the general reader It provides, but provides much than, a series of lists of the names and addresses ofFirst published in 1977 and now reprinted in its original form, A Source book of Scottish Witchcraft has been the most authoritative reference book on Scottish Witchcraft for almost thirty years It has been invaluable to the specialist scholar and of interest to the general reader It provides, but provides much than, a series of lists of the names and addresses of long dead witches However, although it is widely quoted and held in high esteem, few copies were ever printed and most are owned by libraries or similar institutions Until now, it has been difficult to obtain and even difficult to buy In 1938, George F Black, a Scotsman who was in charge of New York Public Library, published A Calendar of Cases of Witchcraft in Scotland 1510 1727 This was a fairly comprehensive compilation of brief accounts of references, in printed sources, to Scottish witchcraft cases The Source book built upon this study but went beyond it by including, through an examination of actual ancient manuscripts, information on previously unpublished cases It also presented the material in a systematic way in relation, where known, to the names of the accused witches, their sex, their fate, the place of the case, its date and the type of court that dealt with it Some such information is presented in the form of tables Transcriptions of documents pertaining to witchcraft trials such as examples of the evidence of supposed witnesses, and other salient legal documents including, for instance, an ancient account of when and why the testimony of female witnesses might be legally acceptable in Scottish courts are also presented.

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