Montague Summers

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Montague Summers AKA Augustus Montague Summers AKA "Reverend Alphonsus Joseph-Mary Augustus Montague Summers" (probably never ordained, certainly not in Catholic Church)

England 1880 – 1948

Comments: unhealthy interest in pederasty; Witchcraft ; interested in the unusual;

Teachers: Reginald Scot, author of Conjuration and an Excellent Discourse of the Nature and Substance of Devils and Spirits ; Ludovico Maria Sinistrari;

Students: Brocard Sewell AKA Joseph Jerome aka Father Brocard Sewell aka Michael Seymour "Brocard" Sewell (1912–2000); Timothy d’Arch Smith ; Sandy Robertson ; Edwin Pouncey; Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper; Dame Sybil Thorndike; Devendra P. Varma;

Friends / Enemies: Aleister Crowley; Gerald Gardner; George Cecil Ives; Ralph Chubb;

Organizations: Royal Society of Literature ; British Society for the Study of Sex Psychology; Order of Chaeronea

Author: translated Malleus Maleficarum (The Hammer of the Witches) , by Heinrich Kramer's and James Sprenge in 1928, the 15th Century Witch torture manual: Antinous and Other Poems; The Vampire: His Kith and Kin (1928); The Vampire in Europe (1929); The Werewolf (1933); The History of Witchcraft and Demonology, 1926; The History Of Witchcraft; The Galanty Show: An Autobiography of Montague Summers ; 'The Papal Tiara;

Resources:;; download him here -; read his translation of The Witches Hammer here - The Malleus Maleficarum ; or read his Vampire book here - ;