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The Enquiring Eye: Issue 2


The Enquiring Eye is an exciting new project for the museum – a journal that aims to showcase a wide range of research into all aspects of magic.


A Froome with a View’ by Joyce Froome

The research articles in this second issue are:

The Cunning-Folk’s Chrismon? Reginald Scot’s Eight-Armed seals by Phil Legard

The Viking Volva or Wise Woman by Cecilia Orning

Some notes on witchcraft from Mrs Batson’s Welford Scrapbooks by Ian Miller

‘Peller’ and related terms:an analysis of two-hundred years of newspaper articles  by Rupert White

The Cunning Folk of Sussex by Martin Duffy

The Witch Sticks of Finchingfield by Alex Langstone

Very Superstitious: The William James Clarke Collection by Jennifer Dunne

Remembering Eric Maple by Iain Marshall

The Influence of J.H.W. Eldermans on Bob Richel by Wilmar Taal

Shades of the Craft in Bram Stoker’s Dracula by Walter C. Cambra

Where did all the magic go? A sideways look at the impact, or otherwise, of the Norman Conquest on magic in Britain by M E Beardsley

The Alexandrian Witchcraft Online Archive and Timeline by Sharon Day

The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn: What a Victorian Magician needed to know to become an Adept by Elaine Bailey

A Closer Look at Object Number 2741, a Talisman or Amulet of Mars by Alexander Cummins

Objects created by ‘a student while under Instruction by Aleister Crowley’ aka the Steffi Grant Collection by Judith Hewitt

Book Reviews




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