Witchcraft in British History

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WITCHCRAFT IN BRITISH HISTORY "European witchcraft was a unique phenomenon which differed from European high magic from the low magic or simple sorcery" (Russel 658). "High magic and simple sorcery differ however in methods and motivation" (658). High magic was astrology and alchemy (658). Sorcerers are usually people that are motivated by strong feelings of jealously, revenge, malice which are experienced by everyone (Marwich 3042). "More supernatural are witches who are slaves of aberration and addiction that are consideration …

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