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Jun 17, 2015

Which witch is the most famous in History? Margery Jourdemayne is up there and Iszi had never heard of her either! What was this early witch trial really about? An attempt to stop magic from killing the King or a just modern politics played out 600 years ago with the threat of a toasty conclusion?

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  • Margery Jourdemayne (
  • Eleanor Cobham (,_Duchess_of_Gloucester)
  • Roger Bolingbroke (
  • Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (,_Duke_of_Gloucester)

With thanks to Deborah Hyde @jourdemayne

Deborah is editor of the Skeptic Magazine and also a film-industry makeup effects coordinator. Her blog, focuses on belief in the supernatural and the history of the dark arts… she also plans to be releasing Vodcasts soon.

Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer

The Z List Dead List is a podcast about obscure people from History. Created by Iszi Lawrence @iszi_lawrence

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