Marion Walker

Glaswegian woman active from 1597–1614 in highlighting the miscarriages of justice perpetrated during a Scottish witch-hunt.


Pebble pierced by a naturally occurring hole, believed to possess magical properties.

Witch bottle

Bottles or jars used in counterspells to reverse a curse imposed by a witch.

Witch’s familiar

Demonic spirit who attends upon a witch, possessing magical powers that can be used for good or evil. Often taking the form of a small animal such as a cat.