James VI and Witchcraft

Hear the story of Agnes Sampson, a woman from East Lothian, and discover the events which led to her being accused of witchcraft and questioned by the King himself.

James VI and Witchcraft

About James VI and Witchcraft

28th October 2021
11am, 12pm and 2pm
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
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This October, explore a less well-known story from the Palace’s past. Hear the story of Agnes Sampson, a woman from East Lothian, and discover the events which led to her being accused of witchcraft, brought to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and being questioned by the King himself.


Join us on Thursdays throughout October for these short talks.

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