Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft

Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft

Magical House Protection: the Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft. Brian Hoggard, Berghahn, 2019. A solidly researched synthesis of the archaeological information to date. Brian Hoggard’s 2019 book presents a thorough and vastly increased collation of information on the specific area of magical house protection, a subject first introduced to the public as barely more than a single…

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts, Sophie Page, 2004; expanded hardback edition by British Library 2017.  Small but perfectly formed: this books is a little jewel to brighten the dark January evenings. This is not a manual of spells and charms, though a number are included, nor is it simply a picture book, though the illustrations are…