In their confessions at the East Anglian witch trials, accused women combined their understanding of the devil with sexual fantasies.
Accusations of witchcraft were often used to explain away transgressive behaviour between kings and favourites.
Kim Racon On what was likely a cold Sunday night in Cheapside, London, in December 1394, John Britby passed through the high road, catching the eye of a woman called Eleanor. She was bundled up but still held his attention. He approached her and asked her to have sex with […]