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Cunning Murrell

by Arthur Morrison

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Published by Doubleday, Page in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Morrison.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23292091M
LC Control Number00006022

Hinckley, Leicestershire: Caduceus Books, First Edition. Softcover. Octavo. 98pp. Gilt printed green wrappers with gilt sigils on on front and rear wrappers. Black and white illustrations and two colour reproductions of pages of a manuscript by Cunning Murrell. The softcover edition, limited to 47 numbered copies, each with a talisman loosely inserted in an envelope on the inside from. James Murrell was born the seventh son of a seventh son in Rochford in In Murrell moved to Hadleigh, Essex and set up business as a shoemaker. Somehow about this time he met a witch/wizard called Neboad from whom he learnt about the craft. His natural skill in the art led him to give up shoe making and become a full-time ‘cunning.

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Cunning Murrell (). by by Arthur Morrison, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Other terms for cunning man and cunning woman are wise man, wise woman, sorcerer, wizard, conjurer, charmer, blesser, white witch and witch. Traditionally, cunning men and women came into their craft by heredity, such as James Murrell, one of England’s most famous cunning men.


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This book is difficult to describe. Apparently it was written around the turn of the 's by a man who actually got to read some of Cunning Murrell's papers, but it's fiction too, fiction with some fact. At first I was bored to tears with only the well written accent of the speakers to /5.

James Murrell (c. – 16 December ), also known as Cunning Murrell, was an English cunning man, or professional folk magician, who spent most of his life in the town of Hadleigh in the eastern English county of this capacity, he reportedly employed magical means to aid in healing both humans and animals, exorcising malevolent spirits, countering witches, and restoring lost or Born: c.

Rochford, Essex, England. Cunning Murrell - Kindle edition by Morrison, Arthur. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note 5/5(2). Cunning Murrell: A Novel about a 19th Century English Magician - Cunning Murrell book edition by Morrison, Arthur.

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James 'Cunning' Murrell () Among books on astrology and astronomy, old medical books, a bible and a prayer book were home-made books and manuscripts. Some of these dealt with conjurations and magic, astrology and horoscopes.

Not surprisingly, perhaps, to the cynic, there were also collected many notes carrying intimate details of. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Cunning Murrell by Arthur Morrison at Barnes & Noble.

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Pages: James Murrell was an English "cunning man", a person who used folk medicine, perhaps mixed with folk magic for healing humans and animals.

Many claimed abilities to exorcise evil spirits, to protect a victim from a witch's magic, and to recover lost property. Genre/Form: Historical fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morrison, Arthur, Cunning Murrell.

Ipswich [Eng.]: Boydell Press, This page, featuring sigils and pentacles, is from a book of conjurations belonging to “Cunning Man” Murrell, who lived in Essex till his death in Courtesy Fortean Picture Library.

"Cunning Man" Murrell () (religion, spiritualism, and occult) A Cunning Man or Woman was, in many ways, similar to a Witch, although without the religious.

Cunning Murrell made a distinctive figure in that neighbourhood, even physically, and apart from the atmosphere of power and mystery that compassed him about.

Now he wore a blue frock coat, a trifle threadbare, though ornamented with brass buttons, and on his head was just such a hard glazed hat as was on Roboshobery Dove's. Editions for Cunning Murrell: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ),   There is an unexplained omission in the Wikipedia entry for the Edwardian writer, Arthur Morrison, most famous for the East End novels, Tales of Mean Streets (), A Child of the Jago (), and The Hole in the Wall ().

No mention is made of his fascinating novel, Cunning Murrell (), a story of white witchcraft in Hadleigh, Essex, based on an actual person of the novel’s title who.

Cunning Murrell as he was commonly known, was born in the village of Rochford, Essex ina county of England with a long history associated with Witchcraft. Murrell was the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, which by tradition marked him for a life of magical empowerment.

Buy Cunning Murrell by Morrison, Arthur (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Similarly, James "Cunning" Murrell, the nineteenth-century cunning man of Hadleigh in south-east Essex, wore iron goggles and carried a whalebone umbrella whenever he went out, whilst Mother Merne, the late 19th and early 20th-century wise woman of Milborne Down in Dorset, kept guinea pigs, black hens, a black goat and a black cat; the cat.

Seven years after the death of James Murrell, Philip Benton had a book of his published called “The History of Rochford Hundred” and in the section about Hadleigh, Essex, he mentioned: “One of the most eccentric characters that all ages produce was James Murrell, known as the cunning man, who lived at Hadleigh, and died in Cunning Murrell A Study of a Nineteenth-Century Cunning Man in Hadleigh, Essex by ERIC MAPLE owner, one 'Neboad', was succeeded by Murrell's crabbed scrawl.

This book, in company with Murrell's iron churchwarden pipe, is the showpiece of a local gentleman's collection. Among his 'magical instruments', seen after his death, was a.

Subsequent to the influence of the Cunning Tradition upon Francis Barrett and his work ‘The Magus’ was the influence that the book had upon other cunning men, such as the famous ‘Cunning Murrell’ or James Murrell of Hadleigh in Essex ().

Buy Cunning Murrell (Classic Reprint) by Morrison, Arthur (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). In his book 'The History of Rochford Hundred' (), local historian Philip Benton, who had met James 'Cunning' Murrell, wrote that, 'He supplemented his subsistence by telling fortunes, and pretended to have the power of counteracting the designs of witches, discovering thieves, and where stolen property was secreted.

He was a herbalist, and administered potions. This is a very rare and very limited talismanic edition of Marsh Wizards, Witches & Cunning Men of Essex: A Study of Cunning Murrell, George Pickingill, & Witchcraft in 19th Century Essex published by Caduceus Books in The book has been stamped using genuine 22 carat gold, and blocked with hexagram on the front cover, and an elaborate Seller Rating: % positive.Cunning Murrell Book ID: Title: Cunning Murrell Subtitle: A Tale of Witchcraft and Smuggling Author: 'Morrison, Arthur' ISBN number: Publisher name: The Boydell Press Place of publication: Ipswich Edition number: 2nd (?) Book type: Hardback First edition date: Pages: Dewey decimal number: MOR Dust jacket: No.

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