Cultural and Historical Background
The Pendle Witch Trials is explored in the following documentary
An excellent two part documentary with Dr Suzannah Lipscombe which explores the origins of British witch hunts from James VI to Matthew Hopkins, the Witchfinder General.
More on Matthew Hopkins
Radio 4 in our time:
For a range of historical sources relating to Trier, Bamburg, England and Salem (especially), see Hannover Historical TextsProfessor Pavlac’s Witch-hunts is a great website with a superb timeline full of clickable links to individual witch hunts- it’s a mine of useful information.
Podcasts on the history of the Witch hunts
History of the Scottish witch hunts – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07rn38z/episodes/downloads
History of Witch hunts podcast – Pax Britannica – https://paxbritannica.info/episode-list/