32 min

The Cursed Kiss of Florence Newton Unreal Irish Folklore

    • Places & Travel

In 1661, rumours swept the town of Youghal about the deadly kiss of a woman named Florence Newton, a kiss that could bring terrible pain, claim lives, and that marked her out for what she truly was – a witch.


 


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Sources and Further Reading


Irish Witchcraft and Demonology, by St. John D. Seymour


‘Florence Newton’s trial for witchcraft, Cork, 1661: Sir William Aston’s transcript’, Edited by Dr Andrew Sneddon


‘Witchcraft belief and trials in early modern Ireland,’ Dr Andrew Sneddon


Witchfinders, by Malcolm Gaskill


 


Music


The Butterflyby Sláinte

Curtains are Always Drawn – Kai Engel

Fog – Sergey Cheremisinov

Run – Kai Engel

Sea & Night - Sergey Cheremisinov

Mindship - Sergey Cheremisinov

Ivory Tongue - Ayla Nereo


 


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In 1661, rumours swept the town of Youghal about the deadly kiss of a woman named Florence Newton, a kiss that could bring terrible pain, claim lives, and that marked her out for what she truly was – a witch.


 


Read the Podcast Script


 


Sources and Further Reading


Irish Witchcraft and Demonology, by St. John D. Seymour


‘Florence Newton’s trial for witchcraft, Cork, 1661: Sir William Aston’s transcript’, Edited by Dr Andrew Sneddon


‘Witchcraft belief and trials in early modern Ireland,’ Dr Andrew Sneddon


Witchfinders, by Malcolm Gaskill


 


Music


The Butterflyby Sláinte

Curtains are Always Drawn – Kai Engel

Fog – Sergey Cheremisinov

Run – Kai Engel

Sea & Night - Sergey Cheremisinov

Mindship - Sergey Cheremisinov

Ivory Tongue - Ayla Nereo


 


Stay up to date:


https://unrealpodcast.com/

https://twitter.com/unrealpod

https://www.facebook.com/UnrealPod

32 min