Physical Evidence for Ritual Acts, Sorcery and Witchcraft in Christian Britain

A Feeling for Magic

  • Ronald Hutton

Part of the Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic book series (PHSWM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ronald Hutton
    Pages 1-14
  3. Brian Hoggard
    Pages 106-117
  4. June Swann
    Pages 118-130
  5. Timothy Easton
    Pages 147-163
  6. Tabitha Cadbury
    Pages 188-208
  7. Owen Davies, Timothy Easton
    Pages 209-231
  8. Ian Evans, M. Chris Manning, Owen Davies
    Pages 232-254
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 255-261

About this book


This volume investigates the physical evidence for magic in medieval and modern Britain, including ritual mark, concealed objects, amulets, and magical equipment. The contributors are the current experts in each area of the subject, and show between them how ample the evidence is and how important it is for an understanding of history.



Ritual Magic Sorcery Witchcraft Religion Britain England history religion

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald Hutton
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BristolUK

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