Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, dissapeared explorers - if it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope.
History has always been fascinating, but more fascinating than what we know is what we don’t; in this podcast Ashleigh Stiles looks into famous and obscure episodes of folklore, unexplained circumstances, and unsolved mysteries from around the world and throughout time.
Taking a modern lens to these ancient puzzles, she uses all the evidence and findings to try and piece together what really happened, or as close a picture as we can get, to both entertain the listener, and inspire interest in these lesser-known chapters of the human experience. So sit back and listen along, and join us in pondering the great unsolved questions of history.
EPISODE 30: UP FROM THE WOLFPIT
There are some accounts in history that simply baffle you - the incident itself is fairly self-contained; it happens, then it stops. But the implications of these small, short-lived mysteries can go far beyond their own lifespans.
Let's go back to Medieval England, a time of great upheaval and greater superstition, where the arrival of two strange guests to a quiet village in Suffolk threatened to upturn their worldview. It ain’t easy being green...
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