Case notes: S01E06 – The Pendle Witch Trials


Between 1400-1750, at least 40,000 Europeans were executed for cursing, casting spells, and other forms of witchcraft. This episode looks in particular at the Pendle Witch Trials, and asks just how reliable the evidence and records used to convict the so-called witches really were. Below you will find data, audio credits, further reading, and a transcript of the podcast. Continue reading

Case notes: S01E00 – Welcome waffle


Welcome to en clair. Rather than including extended waffly intros on every episode saying the same sorts of things over and over, I’ve put it all in this one podcast, one time. This prelude to the series answers questions like: How do I subscribe to the en clair podcast? Who is responsible for en clair? What is en clair about? What is the age-appropriacy of the content? What kinds of cases will be covered? How are these cases researched? What is the general structure of an episode? What is the intended schedule? What tech do you use to make en clair? Why the name en clair? And more. Continue reading