The Witch Hunters

Folklore, Myths and Legends

Feb 14 2021 • 22 mins

This is the story of Matthew Hopkins, the most prolific witch hunter of the 15th Century. With partner John Stearne the two travelled throughout England hunting witches. Their practice included many methods, as well as identifying a witch by their animal known as a familiar. Additional credits: Research and narration: Jackie Piper Production and music: Andrew Wilkinson Photo editing and artwork: John Piper Recording engineer: Frank Sasso, New Pod City

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