Alice Kyteler: The First Witch Trial In Ireland


In 1324, Dame Alice Kyteler of Kilkenny became the first woman tried for witchcraft in Ireland. But things did not go according to plan…

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Sources and Further Reading

The Sorcery Trial of Alice Kyteler: A Contemporary Account, translated and edited by L. S. Davidson and John O. Ward

The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory by Rev. William Carrigan

Irish Witchcraft and Demonology by St. John D. Seymour

Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction  by Malcolm Gaskill

The Sorcery Trial of Alice Kyteler by Bernadette Williams




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