Podcast: A Hackney Exorcism

In this episode our deputy editor Charlotte Crow talks to Jessie Childs about her article in the April issue of History Today, Beware the Foul Fiend, which concerns a graphic description of an exorcism in 16th-century London, and the plight of Catholics in Elizabethan England.

Jessie Childs is the author of God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England (Bodley Head, 2014) and the award-winning Henry VIII’s Last Victim: The Life and Times of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. Find out more on her website.

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