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Witch trials and feuding queens

July 23rd, 2015

Episode 222 of 285 episodes

Historian Robert Poole visits Lancaster Castle, scene of the dramatic 1612 trials of the Pendle witches. Meanwhile, we’re joined by Nancy Goldstone whose latest book delves into the turbulent relationship of Catherine de Medici and Marguerite de Valois in the 16th century.