Plants, Poultices and Persecution
A fully illustrated talk and Q&A session, presented by historian and author Tracey Norman.
This talk was originally given live via Zoom on Saturday 1 August, 2020
Tracey Norman is an historian specialising in early modern witch trials and accusations. She is also the author of the play WITCH. In this talk, Tracey examines a number of recipes and remedies from both the 17th century and the 20th, and compares the social status of those who recorded and worked with them, from the lowest to the highest positions in society.
Running time approx. 1 hour 40 minutes with Q&A.