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How This Church Dabbled in Medieval Curses

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How This Church Dabbled in Medieval Curses

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In the middle ages, curses were big business. One church in Norwich still has vivid markings on its walls ? a reminder that the church itself was in on the game.

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In the Middle Ages, evil was thought to be everywhere. From peasants to kings, the people of Britain believed devils and witches stalked the land, causing chaos, bad fortune, and tens of thousands of deaths. Hosts Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota examine this time of superstition, magic, and fear. Follow them as they visit an ancient church in the village of Troston marked with medieval demonic symbols.

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