34 minutes | Aug 26th 2018

038 - The Wroth of Woden

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The transformation of Roman Britain with the arrival of the Germanic pagans led to its own odd synthesis of superstitions and rituals. The Christianisation of these pagan kingdoms further added to the mix, as did the subsequent arrival and conversion of the Danes and Norwegians. Today's episode is all about the treatment of magic-wielders in Anglo-Saxon society, how they were seen by the Church, and how individual rulers tried to clamp down on their subjects use of their services.For a full bibliography, please see the website: https://thehistoryofwitchcraft.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historyofwitchcraft/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistofWitchPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/HistoryofWitchcraftThe Recorded History Podcast Network: https://www.recordedhistory.net Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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