36 min

Sorcery and the Tudor Court Not Just the Tudors

    • History

It's a little known fact that the Tudor monarchs and their councillors used - and feared - magic and the occult. At this time of great religious change and great religious faith, belief in magic was practically orthodox and certainly widespread.
In today’s edition for Hallowe'en, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb delves into Tudor sorcery with Dr. Francis Young who believes it should come as no surprise that magic and politics were so closely linked - for both are concerned with the exercise of power.
The Senior Producer was Elena Guthrie. It was edited and produced by Rob Weinberg. 
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It's a little known fact that the Tudor monarchs and their councillors used - and feared - magic and the occult. At this time of great religious change and great religious faith, belief in magic was practically orthodox and certainly widespread.
In today’s edition for Hallowe'en, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb delves into Tudor sorcery with Dr. Francis Young who believes it should come as no surprise that magic and politics were so closely linked - for both are concerned with the exercise of power.
The Senior Producer was Elena Guthrie. It was edited and produced by Rob Weinberg. 
For more Not Just The Tudors content, subscribe to our Tudor Tuesday newsletter here >
If you'd like to learn even more, we have hundreds of history documentaries, ad free podcasts and audiobooks at History Hit - subscribe today! To download, go to Android > or Apple store >

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

36 min

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