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The Folklore Society Announces a New President

Congratulations to Prof. Owen Davies who has just become the new President of The Folklore Society. The Folklore Society is a learned society devoted to the study of traditional culture in all its forms. It was founded in London in … Continue reading

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Enter the Gothspeare: Shakespeare and the Witchcraft Trials

Shakespeare’s writing career began as the witch trials reached their peak in the 1580s and 1590s. It is interesting to speculate as to what personal experience or knowledge of the trials he might have had and to make a relationship … Continue reading

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