Posts tagged Alice Kyteler
The Sorceress of Kilkenny, Ireland | Episode 35

Alice Kyteler was a businesswoman and, let's be real, possible murderer in the 14th century Ireland. But it was a Catholic bishop obsessed with witches and demons who took the charge of murder and turned it into the charge of 'witchcraft', thus launching the mini witch hunt that occurred in the aftermath of the death of Alice's fourth husband and resulting in the first torture and public burning of a woman for witchcraft in Ireland.

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