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cunning folk

Also known as white witches, these were medieval witches believed to practice magic for the purposes of good rather than evil.
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in the majority of trial-derived encounter narratives"(Cunning Folk 96-7), specific reference to the abrogation of the baptismal sacrament appears in the records of sixteenth-century proceedings ranging from Avignon to Liege on the continent, and at Dirltown, Forfar, and Auldearn in mid-seventeenth century Scotland, with at least three such cases occurring there in 1662.
La raiz etimologica de las palabras cunning folk y wise folk indica, entonces, que a quienes ejercian esta actividad se los consideraba poseedores de conocimientos no accesibles para el resto de las personas (12).
Now published by Llewellyn Worldwide in a premium hardcover edition retaining the original's red lettering of significant words and holy names, "The Book of Oberon" includes rituals for summoning a long list of spirits and faeries (including Oberion, Fairy King and close relation to Shakespeare's Oberon); original drawings; common prescriptions used by cunning folk; instructions for dealing with Goetic demons that were censored in other texts; one of the oldest known copies of the magical manual The Enchiridion; and much more.
I always suspected he was being wound up to do something for 'racing's benefit' by more cunning folk who kept a lower profile.
Cunning folk and familiar spirits; shamanistic visionary traditions in early modern British witchcraft and magic.
Legally, he shows that cunning folk were at least as much a concern as witches when the various "witchcraft" statutes were drafted, but they were seldom prosecuted rigorously, and as a consequence judicial measures never came close to suppressing them.
In Cunning Folk: Popular Magic in English History, Owen Davies examines this narrative by studying one brand of magical practitioner.
Cunning folk send out thousands of these letters with their own name at the top of the list for a payout.
Full of cunning folk with a thirst for the dark arts, Slytherin are bitter foes of Harry's house, Gryffindor, who are renowned for their daring and bravery.
Witchcraft needs to be distinguished from sorcery (usually male) and the white magic of the cunning folk. Following earlier scholars, Willis differentiates English witch hunting from its Continental, Scottish, and American varieties.
(48.) Clarke Garrett, "Witches and Cunning Folk in the Old Regime," in: The Wolf and the Lamb: Popular Culture in France from the Old Regime to the Twentieth Century, ed.