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The discoverie of witchcraft

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft.,
  • Magic.,
  • Demonology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Montague Summers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1565
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21477974M
    ISBN 100486228800


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The Discoverie of Witchcraft was actually written in opposition to the popular attitude of its time, which was to blame black magic for almost anything that one wanted. Reginald Scot addresses many phenomena attributed to witches and, using the same Christian ideology that the witch mongers supposedly lived by, points out that they give entirely too much credit to the accused for things only /5(29).

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Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c. 9 October ) was an English country gentleman and Member of Parliament, now remembered as the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not exist/5.

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. /5(29). But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used source 3/5(1).

Remarkable 16th-century classic attempted to disprove existence of witches. Rich full account of charges against witches, witch trials, practice of the black arts.

Excerpts from Inquisition, interviews with convicted witches, discussions of alchemy, astrology, much more. Indispensable primary source on witchcraft. Introduction by Montague Summers. 17 illustrations.4/5(2).

The discoverie of witchcraft Item Preview remove-circle There is some great information on Reginald Scot, that I hadn't known until this book, and will say it is worth knowing to give a background on the author of such a book. Enjoy this unique tome. In order to find select Magic books Pages: The Discoverie of Witchcraft is considered to be the first published book on witchcraft, and is a wonderful record of superstition and belief in witchcraft, spirits, alchemy and magic in the 16th century.

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The discovery of witchcraft: proving that the compacts and contracts of witches with devils and all infernal spirits or familiars are but erroneous novelties and imaginary conceptions. But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used source throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is still one of the few primary sources for the study of witchcraft today.

At the heart of Scot's book are stories and charges pulled from the writers of the Inquisition. the discoverie of witchcraft; preface; introduction. will of raynold scot. abstract of inquis. post mortem, 18 eliz. 1, no. abstract of : Reginald Scot.

The discoverie of witchcraft was very widely read in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It was a central text in witchcraft debates and there were numerous challenges to Scot’s beliefs (not least from King James VI and I in his own book on witchcraft, Daemonologie) as well as a smaller number of defences.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of early Modern witchcraft. It contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on illusionary or stage : Otbebookpublishing.

Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scot, Reginald. Discoverie of witchcraft. [London] J. Rodker, The Discoverie of Witchcraft: Wherein the Lewde Dealing of Witches and Witchmongers Is Notablie Detected, the Knauerie of Coniurors, the Impietie of Scot, Reginald Published by Forgotten Books ().

But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used /5(72). Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c - 9 October ) was an English country gentleman and Member of Parliament, now remembered as the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not exist.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c. – 9 October ) was an Englishman and Member of Parliament, the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not :England.

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[Reginald Scot; Montague Summers] -- A partially skeptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft.

It contains a small section intended to show how the public was. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The finding of treasure by magical means, provoking to unlawful love, or destroymg of cattle, was for the first offence to bring with it imprisonment for one year, standing in the pillory once a quarter for six hours, and confessing his crime, as in the Act repealed; and for the second offence death as a felon.

Discoverie serves as a reference book of the superstitions of his times, and as the source of a number of later grimoires. The spells in Discoverie have a morbid bent, often calling for remains of the dead, and items associated with death.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of medieval contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic.

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The Wonderful Discoverie of the Witchcrafts of Magaret and Phillip Flower, Daughters of Joan Flower Neere Beur Castle: Executed at Lincolne, March II.

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Shakespeare found a description of Puck in the book while he was writing A Midsummer Night's : Reginald Scot. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The discoverie of witchcraft by Reginald Scot,Elliot Stock edition, in English The discoverie of witchcraft ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: [47] BOOKE IV. CHAPTER VIII. Certeine popish and magicall cures, for them that are bewitched in their privities.

For direct cure to such as are bewitched in the privie members, the first and speciall is confession: then follow in a row, holie water, and those cere­moniall trumperies, Ave Maries, and all maner of crossings; which are all said to be wholesome, except the witchcraft be.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft is recognised in the magic world as the first ever magic book ever written. The author, Reginald Scott, was a judge in the witch trials of the 17 th century. In his bid to discover if witchcraft was actually true he discovers that so called " magic " is /5(24).

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The significance of this detail is that all copies of the first edition were supposedly ordered to be burned by King James I in (Almond “ King James I”). The demon Valac appears in the grimoires Book of Incantations, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, The Lesser Key of Solomon, Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, The Book of the Office of Spirits, The Book of Oberon, and Dictionnaire Infernal.

From The Lesser Key of Solomon, Crowley/Mathers edition. Valac. The Sixty-second Spirit is Volac, or Valak, or Valu. He is a President Mighty and Great, and appeareth.

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