History explorer: the Pendle witches

Dr Robert Poole and Charlotte Hodgman visit Lancaster Castle in Lancashire, where one of the most famous, and sensational, witch trials in British history took place, in 1612

The gatehouse of Lancaster Castle

This article was first published in the August 2015 issue of BBC History Magazine 

“One voice for 10 dragged this way once by superstition, ignorance. Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.”

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