Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563 - 1736
Data CreatorGoodare, Julian
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh. School of History, Classics and Archaeology
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CitationGoodare, Julian; Yeoman, Louise; Martin, Lauren; Miller, Joyce. (2010). Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563 - 1736, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of History, Classics and Archaeology. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/100.
DescriptionThe Survey of Scottish Witchcraft is the result of a two-year project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), grant no. R000239234. The primary goal of the project was to create a database of people accused of witchcraft in Scotland between 1563 and 1736. The database was designed to enable the public and academic researchers to examine biographical and social information about accused witches; cultural and sociological patterns of witchcraft belief and accusation; community, ecclesiastical and legal procedures of investigation and trial, national and regional variations; and the chronology and geography of witchcraft accusation and prosecution.
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