May 27, 2020
Discover the folklore behind hawthorn trees in early medieval Europe.
How are hawthorns connected to the dead?
Why is it dangerous to bring them inside?
Can I say thrimethylamine? (no).
May 13, 2020
Big Al at the Winchester says wolves can't look backwards.
Discover other strange medieval folk beliefs and attitudes towards wolves based on folk tales, fables and medieval bestiaries.
May 3, 2020
The first episode of History and Folklore Podcast looking at how Anglo-Saxons viewed elves and how to heal a disease caused by elf-shot.
For a sudden
They were loud, yes loud when they rode over the land,
THey were fierce when they rode
over the land.
Shield yourself now, that you may escape this...