“It’s an on-line talk by Professor Peter Marshall of the University of Warwick, hosted by the Institute for Northern Studies, UHI”
The Tapestry is a thing of extraordinary love, telling the story of Scotland through the ages.
Toil & Trouble: Online Exhibition
Toil & Trouble: Witchcraft in Scotland will examine the dark history of witchcraft in the country, particularly from the 16th to 18th centuries.
MSPs Consider Pardoning Those Accused of Witchcraft in Scotland’s Past
MSPs on the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee considered a petition presented by Claire Mitchell QC to pardon and memorialise those convicted under the Witchcraft Act 1563.
What is Legal?
Laws – Not always Just, not always morally right, sometimes good.
Inauguration Day For Memorial to Victims of Orkney’s Witchcraft Trials
After years of dedicated hard work and research Orkney is about to see the unveiling of the memorial to the victims of the historic witchcraft trials on Saturday 9th of March.
A Short Review of ‘They Wur Cheust Folk’ by Helen Woodsford-Dean and Ragnhild Ljosland.
“I’d recommend folk to have a read of this – whatever your views on ‘witches’ in general, or the ‘Orkney witches’ specifically. “
Seeing People as Non-people – or not seeing them at all
“Reading Helen Woodsford –Dean’s article about creating a place for folk to think about the people who were killed, in a particularly cruel and hurt-full way, named as witches, got me thinking.”
Remembering The Victims Executed for Witchcraft
Memorial to the historic victims of the Orkney witch-trials at Gallow’ha, top of Clay Loan, Kirkwall, Orkney