A few words on witchcraft from New College Library

Lee, F.G. More glimpses of the world unseen. London 1878. New College Library BF 1251 Lee.

There’s a new display in the New College Library entrance of some of our historic publications that explore the world of witchcraft. These include:

Scot, Reginald. 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. London, 1665. New College Library tOD73 SCO

An account of the trial, confession & condemnation of six witches at Maidstone, in the county of Kent. London, 1837. New College Library Y.e.8/11


Connected histories : digital resources for British religious history

Witches in Early Modern EnglandJust been exploring the Connected Histories project website which  brings together digital resources of early modern and nineteenth century British materials with a single federated search.

The Research Guide to Religious History  highlights collections of interest to Divinity including the Clergy of the Church of England (1540- 1835) Database and the Witches in Early Modern England (1540-1700) database.