"Was it necromancy, then? Some foul resurrection spell?' Baldwin asked." /Necromancy is a form of magic involving communication with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily. / Pictured: "John Dee and Edward Kelley, a Magician, in the Act of Invoking the Spirit of a Deceased Person." An engraving by Ames of Bristol, from an 1806 edition of Astrology, A New and Complete Illustration of the Occult Sciences by Ebenezer Sibly.