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Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

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Video/Documentary Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

Post by Candlelight.kk Tue 25 Sep 2018 - 21:18

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Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

(A Documentary by Dr Keith Parsons)





Helen Duncan, Scotland’s Last Witch

by Ben Johnson
Spiritualist, medium and the last person in Britain to be tried and sentenced under the 1735 Witchcraft Act.
Born in Callander in 1897, the daughter of a cabinet-maker, Helen Duncan was a show woman who travelled throughout Britain, holding regular séances during which she would produce the form of dead people by emitting a cloud-like substance – ectoplasm – from her mouth. These spirits were said to appear, talking and actually touching their relatives. .......
Read more: https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Helen-Duncan-Scotlands-last-witch/
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Video/Documentary Re: Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

Post by mac Tue 25 Sep 2018 - 22:57

I enjoyed his presentation.  Smile   Makes you think but the closer I get to my death the less important all these issues seem to me.

thanks for the link, kk
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Video/Documentary Re: Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

Post by Candlelight.kk Wed 26 Sep 2018 - 15:02

Dr. Keith Parsons has made a number of similar excellent documentaries, covering various subjects, which can be found on YouTube. Check these out for yourselves.


Michael Tymn interviews Dr. Keith Parsons in 2016:  Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act Link_p10
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Video/Documentary Re: Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act

Post by mac Wed 26 Sep 2018 - 17:57

Candlelight.kk wrote:Dr. Keith Parsons has made a number of similar excellent documentaries, covering various subjects, which can be found on YouTube.  Check these out for yourselves.


Michael Tymn interviews Dr. Keith Parsons in 2016:  Helen Duncan & the Witchcraft Act Link_p10
thanks, kk - I'll take a look.  I've seen one of his before but I'll check out the others. Smile

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