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Daemonologie

James VI of Scotland and his ROYAL Obsession with Witches


Era: Elizabethan Age

Dates: 1590's

Summary: Witches are lurking on the Scottish moors, and King James VI is out for blood. Find out what stirred one of the largest witch hunts in history AND how the King, himself, not only sanctioned the violence, but encouraged it with his own treatise on witches: Daemonologie.


... demons are lurking... at any time, in any place, AS anyone ...








King James VI and his Queen Anne of Denmark



Sources:

https://www.nls.uk/learning-zone/literature-and-language/themes-in-focus/witches/source-1/#:~:text=There%20is%20no%20evidence%20that,power%20to%20harm%20or%20heal.


https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/history-and-civilisation/2019/10/royal-obsession-black-magic-started-europes-most-brutal-witch


https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/history-and-civilisation/2018/10/horns-hooves-and-hell-the-devil-in-medieval-times


https://www.philippagregory.com/news/james-vi-and-witchcraft


https://www.ranker.com/list/king-james-science-of-demons/jacob-shelton



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