Here is another list of unsolved mysteries from the past. Yes, Richard and his nephews crop up again. Did he? Didn’t he? Well, it’s suggested that Henry VII was the more likely culprit. Hooray! I mean, look at the fellow. I wouldn’t believe a word he said! And he certainly had more reason than Richard… Continue reading A list of unsolved historical mysteries…yes, including the boys in the Tower….
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Witchcraft (4): Witchcraft American Style
Why do the Salem Witch Trials continue to fascinate after three hundred and twenty five years? Why do tourists and locals, wiccans, witches, warlocks and wizards continue to walk the crowded streets of this pretty little seaside city in Massachusetts in search of magic and mayhem? What propels them to stroll the narrow streets, licking… Continue reading Witchcraft (4): Witchcraft American Style
Are we still ruled by superstition….?
Above are the Venerable Bede and King Cnut, who are concerned in the following extract from Medieval Man by Frederick Harrison:- “…Only Bede wrote about such subjects as astronomy and geography; and his knowledge of these was conditioned by the teaching of the Church. As time went on, as much reliance was placed on charms as… Continue reading Are we still ruled by superstition….?