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In medieval Europe two forms of magic existed: natural and demonic. Natural magic used the hidden powers in nature, helping with cures and protection. Demonic magic was a perversion of religion, practised it was believed by those who had turned away from God and instead to the devil. It was the practise of sorcerers.
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English Historical Fiction Authors: Medieval Sorcery:
If you've enjoyed the post, you may enjoy my new historical thriller, The Blood of The Fifth Knight which will be published on 01.01.2015. And yes, accusations of sorcery are made with horrific consequences.