Scot "s discovery of vvitchcraft

proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars; and their power to kill, torment, and consume the bodies of men women, and children, or other creatures by diseases or otherwise; their flying in the air, &c. To be but imaginary erronious conceptions and novelties; wherein also, the lewde unchristian practices of witchmongers...is notably detected. Also the knavery and confederacy of conjurors.... The horrible art of poisoning and all the tricks and conveyances of juggling and liegerdemain are fully deciphered. With many other things opened that have long lain hidden: ... Whereunto is added, a treatise upon the nature, and substance of spirits and divels, &c. all written and published in anno 1584. by Reginald Scot, Esquire
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Witchcraft -- Early works to 1800, Magic -- Early works to 1800, Demonology -- Early works to
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SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2338:10
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Pagination[26], 24, 33-200, 197-244, [1], 245-248, [1], 249-296, 299-401, [17] p.
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Title Scot's discovery of witchcraft: proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars, and their power to kill, torment, and consume the bodies of men, women, and children, or other creatures by diseases or otherwise, their flying in the air, &c.

to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also the lewde unchristian practices of. Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was irrational and un-Christian, and he held the Roman Church responsible. All obtainable copies of this book were burned on the accession of James I in Note: Big download, Middle English used, quite hard to.

Scot also reprints J. Wier’s (aka Wierus) Pseudomonarchia daemonum (), which corresponds closely to Lemegeton Book 1 (Goetia). For a discussion of Scot and these texts, see E.M.

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Butler’s Ritual Magic, chapter 5. Discoverie of Witchcraft, by Reginald Scot BOOKE XV. London, Contents: 1. Exposition. Wierus: Pseudomonarchia. Get this from a library. Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft: proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also, the lewde unchristian.

[Reginald Scot]. Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also, the lewde unchristian all written and published in annoby Reginald Scot, Esquire. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Divels, Spirits, Or Familiars, and Their Power to Kill, Torment, and Consume the Bodies of Men, Women, and Children, Or Other Creatures by Diseases Or Otherwise, Their Flying in the Air, &c.

to be But Imaginary, Erronious Conceptions and Novelties: Wherein Also the Lewde Unchristian Practices of. Frederick S.

Pardee Management Library; Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. Book/Printed Material Scot's discovery of witchcraft: proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars, and their power to kill, torment, and consume the bodies of men, women, and children, or other creatures by diseases or otherwise, their flying in the air, &c.

to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also the lewde unchristian. Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is one of the few prose books from Elizabethan England that still enjoys an actual readership in the 21st century. It remains well worth reading.

Scot, a Kentish gentleman of wide reading, was able, in Anglican England, to attack witchcraft root and branch, and his attack is a mishmash of modern /5(45). Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and.

But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used source throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is still one of the few primary sources for the study of witchcraft today.3/5(1).

Description A Sceptic Disproves Witchcraft and Inadvertently Writes One of the First English Books on Conjuring Reginald Scot [Scott]. 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: For A[ndrew] Clark, and are to be sold at Mrs.

Cotes's. 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: wherein likewise the unchristian practices and inhumane dealings of searchers and witch-tryers upon aged, melancholy, and superstitious people, in extorting confessions by terrors and tortures, and in devising.

Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also, the lewde unchristian all written and published in annoby Reginald Scot, Esquire.

Scot. England's first major work of demonology, witchcraft and the occult, the book was unashamedly sceptical. It is said that so outraged was King James VI of Scotland by the disbelieving nature of Scot's work that, on James' accession to the English throne inhe ordered every copy to be destroyed.

The Reception of Reginald Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Witchcraft, Magic, and Radical Religion S. Davies Reginald Scot's Discouerie of Witchcraft () is the first extant treatise on witchcraft by an English author. This alone would make it a notable work, but its real interest lies in the fact that Scot was uncompromisingly.

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Having always had an interest in all things magical, it is understandable that one of my favourite items in the collections of the SBT is a copy of Reginald Scot’s The Discoverie of Discoverie of Witchcraft is considered to be the first published book on witchcraft, and is a wonderful record of superstition and belief in witchcraft, spirits, alchemy and magic in the 16th century.

Scot, according to a statement of the printer, was out of London while the work was going through the press. A second edition appeared inand a third in Reginald Scot's works witchcraft: His work on witchcraft was The Discouerie of Witchcraft, wherein the Lewde dealing of Witches and Witchmongers is notablie detected, in sixteen.

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Wing (2nd ed.) ESTC R Includes bibliographical references. LC copy has bookplate of Eugene L. Bulson. Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, Terry Foreman on 18 Jun • Link. Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties: wherein also, the lewde unchristian all written and published in annoby Reginald Scot.

At the heart of Scot's book are stories and charges pulled from the writers of the Inquisition about the supposed nature of witches. Scot believed that the utter absurdity of the facts would be enough to stop belief in witchcraft : Kindle. Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c.

– 9 October ) was an Englishman and Member of Parliament, the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not exist.

Part of its content exposes how (apparently miraculous) feats of magic were done, and the book is often deemed the first textbook on conjuringBorn:England. Scot also reprints J. Wier's (aka Wierus) Pseudomonarchia daemonum (), which corresponds closely to Lemegeton Book 1 (Goetia).

For a discussion of Scot and these texts, see E.M. Butler's Ritual Magic (Magic in History Series), chapter 5. Title:: Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Author:: Scot, Reginald. Note: London: Printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Giles Cavert, Link. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot. Download This eBook. Format Url Size; The Discoverie of Witchcraft Language: English: LoC Class: BF: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Psychology, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Post in English & French / Post en Anglais et en Français The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft.

It contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic. THE RARE, SCARCE, OLD & ANTIQUE. MAGIC, CONJURING & WITCHCRAFT BOOK SCOT'S Discovery of Witchcraft. SCOT'S.

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