A Witchcraft Tour of England

A well – researched and informative overview of witchcraft in England. Entertaining reading for All Hallows Eve…

Alison Williams Writing

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England has a long and varied history of witchcraft. As a tradition stretching back centuries, it is hardly surprising that there are a great variety of places that abound with legends, stories and histories about witchcraft, witches, persecution and execution. When researching the topic for my novel  ‘The Black Hours’, I came across lots of interesting stories and made a long list of places that I’d love to visit. Some of them I have been lucky enough to visit although I would like to visit again one day. In fact, what I’d really like to do is go on a witchcraft tour of England – spending time in all these places. All offer something interesting and informative; some are fun and have more to do with legend, myth and fairy tale than the brutal truth of the horror of the witch hunts; other places I have found to…

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7 thoughts on “A Witchcraft Tour of England

    1. Chilling stuff for All Hallows Eve! We had a party at school and the 3 English teachers (including myself) dressed up as the witches in Macbeth and performed the opening lines! We had such fun!

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