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Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database

Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
Scottish History, School of History and Classics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Welcome to the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database

To begin exploring the nearly 4,000 records of accused witches and documentation of witchcraft belief, click on one of the options listed below. Should you encounter any difficulties we have help pages along the way to guide you through your searches and to help you interpret your results. We have also provided a comprehensive Glossary of terms used in these web pages that also includes other helpful lists and supplemental reference materials. When you click on the glossary link, a new browser window will open so that you can refer to it throughout your time in our web pages.

Accessing the Database