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The Exploress

Oct 30, 2021

In the 16th and 17th centuries, Scotland and England saw witch panics sweep through the land. Many people were tried, and some were put to death because of changes of witchcraft. The vast majority of them were women. In this Halloween special, we try and understand where these witch panics came from and see them through the eyes of the women they hurt.

For show notes, suggested reading, a list of my sources and more, go to my website. To explore the treasure trove of bonus materials, check out The Exploress Patreon. The choral music in this episode comes courtesy of a choral group from New Zealand called The Tudor Consort.