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Thread #173237   Message #4201736
Posted By: The Sandman
29-Apr-24 - 04:06 AM
Thread Name: BS: Witch persecution and Wales
Subject: RE: BS: Witch persecution and Wales
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A model of a nineteenth-century cunning woman in her house, at the Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle in England.

The cunning folk were professional or semi-professional practitioners of magic in Europe from the medieval period through the early 20th century. In Britain they were known by a variety of names in different regions of the country, including wise men and wise women, pellars, wizards, dyn hysbys, and sometimes white witches.