Witches in Europe, Volume II

Witches in Europe, Volume II

by St. John D. Seymour

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Witches in Europe, Volume II by St. John D. Seymour, J. Maxwell Wood

This edition features
• two complete books
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGY, ST. JOHN D. SEYMOUR
CHAPTER I
Some remarks on witchcraft in Ireland
CHAPTER II
A.D. 1324
Dame Alice Kyteler, the Sorceress of Kilkenny
CHAPTER III
A.D. 1223-1583
The Kyteler Case and its surroundings of sorcery and heresy—Michael Scot—The Fourth Earl of Desmond—James I and the Irish Prophetess—A sorcery accusation of 1447—Witchcraft trials in the sixteenth century—Statutes dealing with the subject—Eye-biters—The enchanted Earl of Desmond
CHAPTER IV
A.D. 1606-1656
A clerical wizard—Witchcraft cured by a relic—Raising the Devil in Ireland—How he was cheated by a Doctor of Divinity—Stewart and the Fairies—Rev. Robert Blair and the Man possessed with a Devil—Strange occurrences near Limerick—Apparitions of murdered people at Portadown—Charmed lives—Visions and portents—Petition of a bewitched Antrim man in England—Archbishop Ussher’s prophecies—Mr. Browne and the locked chest
CHAPTER V
A.D. 1661
Florence Newton, the Witch of Youghal
CHAPTER VI
A.D. 1662-1686
The Devil at Damerville—And at Ballinagarde—Taverner and Haddock’s ghost—Hunter and the ghostly old woman—A witch rescued by the Devil—Dr. Williams and the haunted house in Dublin—Apparitions seen in the air in co. Tipperary—A clergyman and his wife bewitched to death—Bewitching of Mr. Moor—The fairy-possessed butler—A ghost instigates a prosecution—Supposed witchcraft in co. Cork—The Devil among the Quakers
CHAPTER VII
A.D. 1688
An Irish-American Witch
CHAPTER VIII
A.D. 1689-1720
Portent on entry of James II—Witchcraft in co. Antrim—Traditional version of same—Events preceding the Island-Magee witch-trial—The trial itself—Dr. Francis Hutchinson
CHAPTER IX
A.D. 1807 TO PRESENT DAY
Mary Butters, the Carnmoney witch—Ballad on her—The Hand of Glory—A journey through the air—A “witch” in 1911—Some modern illustrations of cattle- and milk-magic—Transference of disease by a cailleach—Burying the sheaf—J.P.’s Commission—Conclusion

WITCHCRAFT AND SUPERSTITIOUS RECORD IN THE SOUTH-WESTERN DISTRICT OF SCOTLAND, BY J. MAXWELL WOOD
Chapter I.
Traditional Witchcraft Described
Chapter II.
Witch Narrative
Chapter III.
Witchcraft Trials and Persecution
Chapter IV.
Fairies and Brownies
Chapter V.
Wraiths and Warnings
Chapter VI.
Death Customs and Funeral Ceremony
Chapter VII.
Ghost Lore and Haunted Houses
Appendix.
(a) Surprising Story of the Devil of Glenluce
(b) A True Relation of an Apparition which Infested
the house of Andrew Mackie, Ringcroft of
Stocking, Parish of Rerwick, e

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148714507
Publisher: VolumesOfValue
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

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