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dhaupt wrote:

This was on Mary's blog today, I thought you might enjoy it.

 

 

http://marysharratt.blogspot.com/2010/10/brief-history-of-enchantment-witchy.html


Thank you, Debbie.

 

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dhaupt,
Thanks for sharing the link.  Her blog is deliciously interesting and packed full of information.  
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dhaupt wrote:

This was on Mary's blog today, I thought you might enjoy it.

 

 

http://marysharratt.blogspot.com/2010/10/brief-history-of-enchantment-witchy.html


 

A really good book is much like an artichoke. As you peel back each page of the of the book, you get closer and closer to the succulent heart of the story.
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I actually down loaded to my kindle tonight. I am down to 3/4 of the fifth book I have to read for my other groups. I hope to be able to read before we leave for vacation next Thursday. I can chime in a little I hope.

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VampireVixen wrote:

I actually down loaded to my kindle tonight. I am down to 3/4 of the fifth book I have to read for my other groups. I hope to be able to read before we leave for vacation next Thursday. I can chime in a little I hope.


 

Of course you can chime in whenever you're ready. I'll look forward to your comments.

And remember the author will be here starting Monday for the rest of the month

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Ok, are you all ready for this? I was just doing some research with my sister-in-law on the history of a castle that was owned by my father-in-law's family back in the 1300's in England (a painting of this castle was handed down to us and now hangs in my house) and we found an entry pertaining to an ancestor who was hanged in 1649 due to accusation of witchcraft during Witch trials in Early Modern Europe in Newcastle, England. I can't believe I have discovered this now after reading DotWH! It really brings the book to life for me!

Paula

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Ok, are you all ready for this? I was just doing some research with my sister-in-law on the history of a castle that was owned by my father-in-law's family back in the 1300's in England (a painting of this castle was handed down to us and now hangs in my house) and we found an entry pertaining to an ancestor who was hanged in 1649 due to accusation of witchcraft during Witch trials in Early Modern Europe in Newcastle, England. I can't believe I have discovered this now after reading DotWH! It really brings the book to life for me!

Paula


 

Paula, do you have goose bumps, because I do.

That's an incredible discovery, I wonder how many of us have such sad histories in our ancestry.

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PB684 wrote:

Ok, are you all ready for this? I was just doing some research with my sister-in-law on the history of a castle that was owned by my father-in-law's family back in the 1300's in England (a painting of this castle was handed down to us and now hangs in my house) and we found an entry pertaining to an ancestor who was hanged in 1649 due to accusation of witchcraft during Witch trials in Early Modern Europe in Newcastle, England. I can't believe I have discovered this now after reading DotWH! It really brings the book to life for me!

Paula


 

Paula, do you have goose bumps, because I do.

That's an incredible discovery, I wonder how many of us have such sad histories in our ancestry.


Actually, I do Debbie. I have had this painting hanging in my house for 2 years and never stumbled upon this information until now. Until reading DotWH I never knew much about the witch trials in England, only the Salem Trials, and to find out that there was an ancestor involved in the same thing that I have just been reading about was startling! I makes me view the last part of the book with a new sense of sadness.

Paula

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PB684,
That is a major WOW!  Not only has your family been able to follow and document your family tree back to the 1300's, but to also document some of their history too, is wonderful.  So many people don't know much about their families more than 3 or so generations back.  I can tell how much you treasure yours.  I know how much I treasure my family history.
Thanks for sharing.  
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Ok, are you all ready for this? I was just doing some research with my sister-in-law on the history of a castle that was owned by my father-in-law's family back in the 1300's in England (a painting of this castle was handed down to us and now hangs in my house) and we found an entry pertaining to an ancestor who was hanged in 1649 due to accusation of witchcraft during Witch trials in Early Modern Europe in Newcastle, England. I can't believe I have discovered this now after reading DotWH! It really brings the book to life for me!

Paula


 

A really good book is much like an artichoke. As you peel back each page of the of the book, you get closer and closer to the succulent heart of the story.
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One of you may have told us this before, but I am too lazy to go searching to check tonight, so here is the link to a Reading Group Guide for DotWH that I just came across.

 

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One of you may have told us this before, but I am too lazy to go searching to check tonight, so here is the link to a Reading Group Guide for DotWH that I just came across.

 

Pepper


 

Thanks Pepper, I saw that and considered using it, but you know me I like the questions to be personalized for us.

Thanks for sharing it with us, I should have.

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Peppermill wrote:

One of you may have told us this before, but I am too lazy to go searching to check tonight, so here is the link to a Reading Group Guide for DotWH that I just came across.

 

Pepper


 

Thanks Pepper, I saw that and considered using it, but you know me I like the questions to be personalized for us.

Thanks for sharing it with us, I should have.


Yours are better, Deb.

 

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Hey gang, check this out it's the latest edition of Mary Sharratt's newsletter and she's featuring not only the discussion but Pepper's great thread.

Here's the link

http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=89aa9644a4008e46bcb77b26f&id=5b9aa13284&e=b8f05f3eef

 

 

enjoy and thanks Mary for the shout out!!

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dhaupt wrote:

Hey gang, check this out it's the latest edition of Mary Sharratt's newsletter and she's featuring not only the discussion but Pepper's great thread.

Here's the link

http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=89aa9644a4008e46bcb77b26f&id=5b9aa13284&e=b8f05f3eef

 

 

enjoy and thanks Mary for the shout out!!


 

I am honored and deeply humbled. 

 

Thanks for all you did to bring us this book and author, Debbie

 

Pepper

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Peppermill wrote:

 


dhaupt wrote:

Hey gang, check this out it's the latest edition of Mary Sharratt's newsletter and she's featuring not only the discussion but Pepper's great thread.

Here's the link

http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=89aa9644a4008e46bcb77b26f&id=5b9aa13284&e=b8f05f3eef

 

 

enjoy and thanks Mary for the shout out!!


 

I am honored and deeply humbled. 

 

Thanks for all you did to bring us this book and author, Debbie

 

Pepper


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