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Great Scottish Witch Hunt of 1661-1662.

Brian P. Levack

Great Scottish Witch Hunt of 1661-1662.

by Brian P. Levack

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of: Journal of British studies, vol.20, no.1, (1980), pp.90-108.

Other titlesJournal of British studies.
ContributionsNorth American Conference on British Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18755947M

The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of , The Journal of British Studies, Vol, No, 1. (Autumn, ), pp. 90– Levack, Brian P. The witch hunt in early modern Europe, Third Edition. London and New York: Longman, Macfarlane, Alan. Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England: A regional and Comparative Study. New York and Evanston. Book Enemies of God: the witch-hunt in Scotland - Larner, Christina, Book The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of - Brian P. Levack, Article A source-book of Scottish witchcraft - Larner, Christina, Lee, Christopher Hyde, McLachlan, Hugh V., Project on Accusations and Prosecutions for Witchcraft in Scotland, Book.

Scotland The symbols "?"and "#" indicate missing information. Click TOC to go back to the Bibliography Table of Contents Click Project to go back to the Witchcraft Bibliography Project Page. Adam, Isabel. Witch Hunt: The Great Scottish Witchcraft Trials of London: Macmillan, Michael Wasser, “The Western Witch-Hunt of – The Last Major Witch-Hunt in Scotland,” in The Scottish Witch-Hunt in Context, ed. Julian Goodare (Manchester: Manchester University Press, ) – Google ScholarAuthor: Lizanne Henderson.

Back to Witch Hunts Timeline. Scottish Persecutions (): One of the largest hunts was based on a fraud, by two men who faked witch's marks on people, who nevertheless often confessed despite the fakery. Bury St. Edmunds (): Local children and others blamed Rose Cullender and Amy Denny for sickness and suffering. The trial was. Is part of Book Title The witchcraft reader Author(s) Oldridge, Darren Date Publisher Routledge Pub place London Edition 2nd ed Volume Routledge readers in history ISBN , ISBN ,


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Great Scottish Witch Hunt of 1661-1662 by Brian P. Levack Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of – - Volume 20 Issue 1 - Brian P. Levack Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of BRIAN P.

LEVACK During and Scotland experienced one of the largest witch hunts in its history. Within the space of sixteen months no fewer than persons were publicly accused of various acts of sorcery and diabolism.l The hunt began to the east of Edinburgh in the villages and small burghs. The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of –62 was a series of nationwide witch trials that took place across the whole of Scotland during a period of sixteen months from April At least people were tried for witchcraft and various forms of diabolism.

The exact number of those executed is unknown, largely because they were tried by different legal courts, but is believed to number in the In British Isles: St Osyth Witches (), Witches. These trials marked the beginning of the large-scale witch hunt phenomenon in Scotland, paving the way for a further three ‘great’ witch hunts.

Amongst them, the trials of in which people were accused of witchcraft. It is estimated that 4. Subscribe to our Newsletter Give to the Libraries © The University of Texas at Austin. Episode 6: Satan's Last Hurrah.

Demonic possession and the end of the hunt. (5 December) After the huge witch-hunt ofthe Scottish legal establishment became a lot less keen on hunting witches - they didn’t see how you could get reliable evidence, but in something new appeared: Demonic possession.

The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of –, The Journal of British Studies, Vol, No, 1. (Autumn, ), pp. 90– Levack, Brian P. The witch hunt in early modern Europe, Third Edition. London and New York: Longman, Macfarlane, Alan. Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England: A regional and Comparative Study. New York and Evanston.

The Great Scottish Witch Hunt ofThe Journal of British Studies, Vol, No, 1. (Autumn, ), pp. 90– Levack, Brian P. The witch hunt in early modern Europe, Second Edition. London and New York: Longman, Macfarlane, Alan.

Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England: A regional and Comparative Study. New York and Evanston. The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of ; Pendle witches () Northamptonshire witch trials () Samlesbury witches () Witches of Belvoir () Bury St.

Edmunds witch trials (,& ) Great Scottish witch hunt of – 1. Witch-Hunting in Scotland and England 2. Witchcraft and the Law in Early Modern Scotland 3. King James VI and Witchcraft 4.

Witch-Hunting in Revolutionary Britain 5. The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt of – 6. Absolutism, State-Building, and Witchcraft 7. Demonic Possession and Witch-Hunting in. The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of was a very tragic and scary series of witch trials that took place all over Scotland.

Almost people were tried for witchcraft. It was the second of five nationwide witch hunts that took in the 16th and 17th centuries. Levack, ‘Great Scottish Witch Hunt’, p.

(It is also clear that the Minister of Libberton, Andrew Cant oversaw the proceedings as much as the senior laymen such as the Laird of Muirhouse, John Denholm.) Bataille, Erotism, p.

89; Levack, ‘Great Scottish Witch Hunt’, pp. One of the best is Brian P. Levack, 'The great Scottish witch-hunt of ', Journal of British Studies, 20 (; reprinted in Levack ).

A detailed dossier of evidence from Aberdeenshire is the basis of Julian Goodare, 'The Aberdeenshire witchcraft panic of ', Northern Scotland, 21 (). The witch craze - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular AMA APA Book. Behringer, W.

A Cultural History of Climate - Polity Press - Cambridge The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of. The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of was a series of nationwide witch trials that took place in the whole of Scotland from March to October At least people were put on trial for witchcraft and various forms of diabolism during the witch hunt.

This book is a collection of essays on Scottish witchcraft and witch-hunting, which covers the whole period of the Scottish witch-hunt, from the midth century to the early 18th. It particularly emphasizes the later stages, since scholars are now as keen to explain why witch-hunting declined as why it occurred/5.

The Great Scottish Witch Hunt of was a series of nationwide witch trials that took place in the whole of Scotland from March to October At least people were put on trial for witchcraft and various forms of diabolism during the witch hunt.

The exact number of. Witchcraft in Scotland / F. Legge --The Crime of Witchcraft in Scotland / Christina Larner --Bibliographical Notes on the Witchcraft Literature of Scotland / John Ferguson --A Calendar of Cases of Witchcraft in Scotland, / George F.

Black --The Darker Vision of the Scottish Renaissance: The Devil and Francis Stewart / Edward J. Cowan. For witchcraft prosecution in – see B.

Levack, ‘The great Scottish witch-hunt of –,’ Journal of British Studies, 20 (), 90– CrossRef Google Scholar Cited by: 2.

witches, cited above, is the latest in many studies of this witch-hunt. For two other hunts, see J. Goodare, 'The Scottish witchcraft panic of ', in Goodare, Scottish Witch-Hunt in Context,and B. Levack, 'The great Scottish witch-hunt of ', Journal of British Studies, xx (), The witch-hunts of.

1. Witch-Hunting in Scotland and England 2. Witchcraft and the Law in Early Modern Scotland 3. King James VI and Witchcraft 4.

Witch-Hunting in Revolutionary Britain 5. The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt of – 6. Absolutism, State-Building, and Witchcraft 7. Demonic Possession and Witch-Hunting in Price: $Witch-hunting in revolutionary Britain 5.

The great Scottish witch-hunt of 6. Absolutism, state-building, and witchcraft 7. Demonic possession and witch-hunting in Scotland 8.

The decline and end of Scottish witch-hunting 9. Witch-hunting and witch-murder in early eighteenth-century Scotland Notes Bibliography Index.1.

Witch-Hunting in Scotland and England; 2. Witchcraft and the Law in Early Modern Scotland; 3. King James VI and Witchcraft; 4. Witch-Hunting in Revolutionary Britain; 5. The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt of ; 6. Absolutism, State-Building, and Witchcraft; 7.

Demonic Possession and Witch-Hunting in Scotland; 8. The Decline and End of.