Who were the Druids? - Historic UK

Over all these Druids one presides, who possesses supreme authority among them.
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Earth Mysteries: Who were the Druids, anyway? - Britannia

Their funerals, considering the state of civilization among the Gauls, are magnificent and costly; and they cast into the fire all things, including living creatures, which they suppose to have been dear to them when alive; and, a little before this period, slaves and dependents, who were ascertained to have been beloved by them, were, after the regular funeral rites were completed, burnt together with them.

"We were sitting on the couch the whole time, then my husband stood up,"she said.
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Behind the masks and mischief, the jack-o'lanterns and food offerings, lurk the fear of malevolent spirits and the rites to propitiate them."Page 601 gives additional insight:

"Tacitus tells us of the bloodstained Druid altars of Anglesey in Wales."
Julius Caesar on Celtic Sacrifices
The whole nation of the Gauls is greatly devoted to ritual observances, and for that reason those who are smitten with the more grievous maladies and who are engaged in the perils of battle either sacrifice human victims or vow so to do, employing the druids as ministers for such sacrifices.

There was no ergot in his stomach; but there were traces of mistletoe,suggesting a definite druidical connection.
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They, when, contrary to their expectation, they saw those whom they believed to be retreating, advance toward them with threatening banners, were not able to sustain even the charge, and, being put to flight at the first onslaught, sought the nearest woods; Labienus pursuing them with the cavalry, upon a large number being slain, and several taken prisoners, got possession of the state a few days after; for the Germans, who were coming to the aid of the Treviri, having been informed of their flight, retreated to their homes.

The killing was doneby an semi-literate farmer, Pietro Pacciani, and two other men who were convictedand sentenced in the late 1990s.
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Dragons, Celts & Druids « Dragon Dreaming

Nevertheless, it would havemeant a very great deal to anyone who had studied what has become known as"the case of Satan's Children", in which three schoolboys who lived nearJena were convicted in 1994 of the ritual black magic killing of a classmate.

Ancient Order of Druids - Wikipedia

To the same place the Carnutes send embassadors and hostages, employing as their mediators the Remi, under whose protection they were: they receive the same answers.

The Roman attack on the British Druids on Ynys Môn

These places were known to those who dwelt in the neighborhood, and the matter demanded great attention, not so much in protecting the main body of the army (for no peril could occur to them altogether from those alarmed and scattered troops), as in preserving individual soldiers; which in some measure tended to the safety of the army.

(1971) The Druids – Burnt Offering | Folkcatalogue's Blog

His injuries are still unexplained, but at this stage we are unable to gointo more detail as it could be crucial to the investigation.”Mr Solheim’s deepening interest in dark arts alarmed members of hisformer druid group based at St Merryn who were content to dance around stonecircles.

People does not know much of the Druids itself

Daniel Ruda sticks out his tongue in court yesterday after being sentencedto 15 years for the bizarre murder of a friend who was stabbed 66 times andhit with a hammerTWO German devil-worshippers were sentenced to be detained in secure psychiatrichospitals yesterday for the ritual killing of a man they claimed to havesacrificed to Satan.