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The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

In 1640, English immigrants William Towne and Joanna Blessing Towne settled their large family in Salem, Massachusetts, where three of their daughters would later be accused of witchcraft, and inspire the famous play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller....

Irish Cauldron - County Down 14th c?

Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Welcome to Down County Museum! Explore the history of the old Gaol and our impressive temporary and permanent exhibitions with objects from varied archaeological and artistic collections.

Gravesite of Bathsheba Sherman, the evil witch from the true story of "the…

Gravesite of Bathsheba Sherman, the evil witch from the true story of "the…

What's On

Discover all of the exhibitions, events and more on offer at Wellcome Collection, the free museum and library for the incurably curious.

The Hand of Glory at the Whitby Museum, yorkshire England. Just like the one…

Mummified Hand from Yorkshire May Be Last Hand of Glory Still in Existence

The Bladen Journal reports that a mummified hand found in Castleton, North Yorkshire, England is the only known ‘Hand of Glory’, a grotesque artifact meant to aid thieves in their work during the night, still in existence.

On display at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

On display at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

witchcraft: scottish herbal grimoire

spellcraft on Tumblr

Find and follow posts tagged spellcraft on Tumblr

Austin Osman Spare's Scrying Stone by majorarcana, at Boscastle England…

Austin Osman Spare's Scrying Stone

Explore majorarcana's photos on Flickr. majorarcana has uploaded 2391 photos to Flickr.

Hugo, von Trimberg, ca. 1230-ca. 1313. Der Renner Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the 15th century MS M.763 Folio 4r

Literary, MS M.763 fol. 4r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Literary, Austria, probably in Tyrol, last quarter of the 15th century

The tablet calls a snake-shrouded devil-goddess to 'bind' a mummified man - the victim is named as 'Porcellus'

'Black magic' curse inscribed onto ancient stone tablet calling on the 'mother of witches' to bind victim found hidden in museum

Stone tablets hidden in the Museum of Bologna's archives may contain a terrible, ancient curse calling a devil-goddess to bind a victim.

Witch in a Bottle - Pitt Rivers Museum

Witch in a Bottle - Pitt Rivers Museum

Gravestone of Joan Wytte, the last of the persecuted witches in Cornwall…

Fuck Yeah Paganism

Can this be where I lay to rest please?

Cecil Williamson claimed that this skull was from ‘Old Granny Mann’ of North Bovey area, Dartmoor. She kept "her friend" ,as she called this relic, in a secret place upon Easdon Tor. Old Granny Mann always used to say when presented with a problem or a situation by her clients, "well me dear, I don't rightly knows what I a do - till I have asked me friend. I'll let thee know later."' <:((((><(

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

Grave of the Torryburn Witch Uncovered in Scotland

Grave of the Torryburn Witch Uncovered in Scotland

The grave of the Torryburn witch, who confessed to sex with the devil in 1709, has been uncovered on the shore of Scotland's Fife Coast.

Bull's heart pierced with nails & thorns, from a farmhouse chimney at…

Bull's heart pierced with nails & thorns, from a farmhouse chimney at…