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1 Hundreds of such charms have survived, preserved in contemporary notebooks
, or disclosed during the course of court proceedings against their users. Some
were well known to everyone, like the so-called White Paternoster, of which a ...
Certain assumptions underlying these charms can, however, be detected. JThere
was the idea that disease was a foreign presence in the body needing to be
conjured or exorcised out. There was also the belief that religious language ...
He confessed to issuing one woman with a charm to make her husband love her,
for which he was paid six and ... and to supplying another with a charm to enable
her to procure 'my Lord of Dover's' goodwill towards her husband (for which he ...
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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