Witch trials and feuding queens

Robert Poole tells the tragic story of the Pendle witches, while Nancy Goldstone explores the complex relationship between Catherine de Medici and her daughter


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.