JOHN CALLOW

author, historian and trade unionist

John Callow is an author, historian and trade unionist.

He has written widely on Early Modern witchcraft, politics and popular culture. His books include Witchcraft & Magic in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe (co-authored with Professor Geoffrey Scarre); James II: King in Exile; and Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft. 

He has appeared on the BBC’s The One Show to discuss the roots of Hallowe’en and on the BBC Radio 4 documentary, It Must be Witchcraft. 

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