September 2018

Ep4 - The Witch Hunts

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There were many witch hunts in the 17th Century across Britain, with dozens of well known ‘witch hunters’ scouring the land. The most famous of which was Mathew Hopkins, the ‘witch finder general’ who was based in Essex. Witches were heretics to Christianity, and the act of witchcraft was considered a crime so foul that al...

Ep3 - The Tudor Heretics

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England has a rich and bloody history when it comes to Religious Persecution. The religious persecutions started when Henry Vlll split with Rome in 1534 and started his own ‘Church of England’ with the King being its head. Suddenly, Catholics were persona non grata and arrested in large numbers, suspected of being behind ‘...

Ep2 - The Spanish Inquisition

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The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition, commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition, was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile. It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, ordering Jews and Muslims to convert or leave. It contin...

Ep1 - The Templars And Cathars

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In more enlightened times, it is almost impossible for us to understand the power and influence of religion in years gone by. It was the cornerstone of every life. It touched almost every aspect of everyday existence. Next to the royalty, the clergy were the most powerful people in the land. This documentary series tells t...