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The Deed back Suggestion to Witches

War witchesThe 16th century was a era of religious to-do caused, in allocation, by the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation. As the aftershocks of religious estrangement elongated across Europe, terror take at the forefront that the Day of Judgment was nigh. Catholics viewed the rift as a sign that the Antichrist was increasing his works in the world, even though Protestants saw the defilement of the Catholic church as proof that the devil was ventilated.

Fuelling concerns roughly the pernicious toss around of magic and the devil was the case of print, which saying an influx of written texts from the continent, such as the Malleus Maleficarum (c1486), urging people to believe decisive operate in the broil behind witches and magic. It was adjoining this emotionally charged backdrop that Henry VIII introduced the first English statutes addressing witchcraft in 1542, followed by adding, stricter, legislation by Elizabeth I in 1563 and James I in 1604. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on February 11, 2018 in Historical



Hunting for witches

The words Witch and sorcery known to mankind for more than a thousand years, and what they mean, distributed throughout the world. However, only in Western Europe in the XV-XVII centuries. monomaniacal persecution of witches reached its peak. It was then that the two churches – Protestant and Catholic – declared a witch war, have taken unprecedented proportions. And that is when both churches have called his parishioners to what can be described as massive pogroms, witch-hunting and terrible punishment. According to some reports around 200,000 people – mostly women – were found guilty and hanged or burned at the stake. By the grace of a special sentence of burning at times before the penalty being smothered. Mass hysteria, and prosecution in the history of mankind, as a rule, exist together. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 11, 2009 in Historical


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All about shabosh Witches

Because of the coven is spilled as much ink, and how much blood.
It was believed that Sabbaths occur almost everywhere, in all countries, but in some special places: in the immediate vicinity of megalithic structures, among the ruins of ancient temples, the water in the thick woods. In the middle Ages everyone knew and could accurately identify the location where the Sabbaths. It was believed that the coven so trampled the grass during the dances that she had ceased to grow forever, because the roots of her fire burns out of legs. Call such prophesying Witch circles.

It was believed that the devil especially loves their fans to gather on certain days:
Feb 2, 30 April (night), 22-23 June (the day before the Saint. John the Baptist), 31 October. Generally, Sabbaths can occur in any night, with the exception of the night from Saturday to Sunday.
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Posted by on August 10, 2009 in Historical


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