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Witchcraft in old and New England.

by George Lyman Kittredge

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Boston (Mass.): Harvard University Press, 1929.

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Open LibraryOL15106381M
ISBN 100689702922

Manhood, Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England by Erika Anne Gasser A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (History and Women’s Studies) in The University of Michigan Doctoral Committee: Professor Carol F. Karlsen, Chair Professor Susan M. Juster. The second book to discuss witchcraft in colonial New England is Carol F. Karlsen’s The Devil in the Shape of a Woman. Karlsen writes about the topic with aAuthor: April Donahue.

In her first book, Gasser, an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati, offers a close read of published accounts of demonic and witchcraft possession in England and New England .   The End of Witchcraft Trials in New England. Posted on October 1, Filed under: 17th century America, Colonial America, Puritans | Tags: New England, Puritans, Salem Witch Trials, witchcraft | Part the last of our short series on the practical whys and wherefores of witchcraft cases in Puritan New England ends with a look at reasons for the decline and .

But the book retains its value for scholars: omissions are detailed in the notes and additions marked; obsolete words and grammar are explained in the ally published in England in under the title Witchcraft, this book appears now for the first time in paperback and includes a new preface by the editor.4/5(1). Cases of Male Witchcraft in Old and New England, by E. J. Kent at This study explores cases in which men were accused of witchcraft in England and the British colonies of New England between and Using a series of case studies that begin in Elizabethan Norfolk and end with the Salem trials in Massachusetts, this book .


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The accessible materials for a history of Elizabethan witchcraft are scattered and fragmentary. Much is lost. We cannot hope to understand the prosecutions of the last sixty years of the 17th century, whether in Old England or New, until we arrive at a substantially accurate comprehension of what was thought and done at the close of the great queen's reign/5(2).

Old-time blue laws from the records of Massachusetts, Connecticut, including the witchcraft code. New York, Virginia and Maryland, and other curious old colony orders and penalities. Together with the New England Sunday laws of to-day. Witchcraft in Old and New England Hardcover – January 1, by George Lyman Kittredge (Author)3/5(1).

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by George Lyman Kittredge (Author)3/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kittredge, George Lyman, Witchcraft in Old and New England. New York, Atheneum© OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: A typical case --English witchcraft before --Image magic and the like --Love and hate --Madness, curses, and the elfshot --Venefica --Charms ghoulish and profane --Wind and weather --The witch in the dairy --Metamorphosis --Mirrors and thieves --Treasure trove --Haunted houses and haunted men.

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Stories of witchcraft and demonic possession from early modern England through the last official trials in colonial New England. Those possessed by the devil in early modern England usually exhibited a common set of symptoms: fits, vomiting, visions, contortions, speaking in tongues, and an antipathy to prayer.3/5(1).

Early witches were people who practiced witchcraft, using magic spells and calling upon spirits for help or to bring about change. Most witches were thought to be pagans doing the Devil’s work. Many, however, were simply natural healers or so-called “wise women” whose choice of profession was misunderstood.

Cases of Male Witchcraft in Old and New England, Kent. This study explores cases in which men were accused of witchcraft in England and the British colonies of /5. Explore the old witchcraft, magical traditions, and folklore nurtured amidst the ancient lands of South West England.

Gemma Gary presents Devonshire's witches and magical folk as well as spirit vision, cure charms, protections and magical defense, and more.

Stories of witchcraft and demonic possession from early modern England through the last official trials in colonial New England Those possessed by the devil in early modern England usually exhibited a common set of symptoms: fits, vomiting, visions, contortions, speaking in tongues, and an antipathy to prayer/5.

This study explores cases in which men were accused of witchcraft in England and the British colonies of New England between and Using a series of case studies that begin in Elizabethan Norfolk and end with the Salem trials in Massachusetts, this book examines six individual male witches and argues they are best understood as.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Witchcraft in old and New England by George Lyman Kittredge,Harvard University Press edition, in EnglishWritten:. Fear, faith, and witches in old New England. Not to put ideas into any trick-or-treater's head, but after the squads of ghosts and fairy princesses have made their Halloween rounds at midweek, there's apt to be some trickster stuff - smashing of pumpkins, smearing of windshields, and the like.ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: In English.

Description: pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Frontmatter --Preface --Contents --I.A typical case h witchcraft before magic and the like and hate --V. Madness, curses, and the elfshot ca ghoulish and profane and .A Treasury of New England Folklore (Crown Publishers, ).

Reprint. Davis, Hubert J. The Silver Bullet, and Other American Witch Stories (Jonathan David Publishers, ). Demos, John. Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft & the Culture of Early New England (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, ). Demos, John.