In 1603, James VI & I became the first king of Scotland and England. But this isn’t the only reason he was remarkable. Because he also had a big, no HUGE, fear of witches.
He literally wrote a book on it in 1597. Daemonologie, which just scratched the surface of Scotland’s relationship with so-called witches.
Today, we’re Betwixt the Sheets with Allyson Shaw to find out more about the witch trials of Scotland.
WARNING: There is adult content and explicit words in this episode.
Senior producer: Charlotte Long. Producer: Sophie Gee. Mixed by Siobhan Dale
Betwixt the Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society. A podcast by History Hit.