The King’s War on Witches: Revealed w/t (1 x 45′) – The King’s War on Witches tells the extraordinary story of King James I’s obsession with Satanism, that led to the persecution and execution of thousands of ‘witches’ in Scotland and England. James even wrote a book called ‘Demonology’ that became a manual for witchhunters, provoking notorious witchtrials in Pendle, Lincoln and across the UK . However, extraordinary archaeological finds in Cornwall suggest that popular belief in magic survived the King’s efforts to stamp it out.
Channel: Channel 5 / National Geographic Channels International
Source: Channel 5 press release