Posts Tagged ‘witchcraft’

  • Witch-bottles

    Lately the news seems to have been full of exciting archaeological excavations, most notably the discovery of Richard III’s remains under a Leicester car park (as you might imagine, I’m in favour of him being […]

  • Indictments for witchcraft in Elizabethan England

    The last decades of the 16th century saw a sharp rise in indictments for witchcraft. In spite of some scepticism amongst the educated, a belief in the harmful power of sorcery was widespread at the […]