Witch, Warlock, and Magician - Historical Sketches of Magic and Witchcraft in England and Scotland (Hardcover)

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An introduction to European alchemy and a history of the practise of witchcraft and magic from the fourteenth century through to the seventeenth century.

William H. Davenport Adams presents the work of magicians and astrologers from fourteenth-century England through to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. First published in 1889, this volume gives historical accounts of witchcraft and records of witch trials.

Featuring the following chapters:

  1. - The English Magicians
  1. - Roger Bacon: The True and the Legendary
  1. - The Story of Dr. John Dee
  1. - The Last of the English Magicians: William Lilly
  1. - Witches and Witchcraft
  1. - Early History of Witchcraft in England
  1. - The Decline of Witchcraft in England
  1. - The Literature of Witchcraft


Product Details
ISBN: 9781528772877
ISBN-10: 1528772873
Publisher: Walton Press
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2010
Pages: 436
Language: English