here is no name from the period of England’s witch trials more infamous than that of Matthew Hopkins, the self-styled witchfinder who was instrumental in the witch-panic that swept East Anglia in the middle of the 17th century.
Make sure you crush up your eggshells after eating an egg, otherwise witches will use them as boats and cause great harm!
In the great wealth of witch-related lore, the image of the persecuted local midwife is one of the most enduringly popular.
#FolkloreThursday’s Willow Winsham interviews storyteller Jean Edmiston and her daughter Amanda on their family storytelling tradition, and Jean’s new story, “The King’s Table”.
@DeeDeeChainey interviews @WillowWinsham about her book, Accused: British Witches Throughout History