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The Scotichronicast Halloween Special

A donkey, a dragon, a headless ghost, and a spider walk into a podcast. Kate Buchanan is joined by Lizzie Swarbrick and Callum Watson for a lighthearted telling of some stories where the supernatural and medieval Scotland meet (if only slightly).

Lizzie Swarbrick is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Edinburgh working on a three-year project about Roslin church (alternatively Rosslyn Chapel). Click here to visit her university webpage or follow her on Twitter @LizzieSwarbrick


Callum Watson is a Steward at Blackness Castle, and previously served as the Battle Coordinator at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre. In 2016 he received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where he did his dissertation on Attitudes towards chivalry in Barbour’s Bruce and Hary’s Wallace. You can view his blog Knight of the Two Ls or follow him on Twitter @vivstan211240

Scotichronicast is hosted by Kate Buchanan. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in 2014, with her primary research is on medieval Scottish castles and their landscapes. She co-edited and contributed to Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland and the British Isles, which was published by Routledge in 2016. Kate is also an adjunct instructor for the history program at Southern New Hampshire University. Follow her on Twitter at @k8_buchanan.

You can listen to more episodes of Scotichronicast through Apple Podcasts or Buzzsprout.

You can follow also follow the podcast on Twitter @scotichronicast

Top Image: Royal 13 B VIII  f. 11v


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