An Introduction to the Renaissance Faire

Werewolves in the Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages the werewolf evolved as a literary device to engender compassion from readers, but within a short period of time real-life werewolves were executed under the “Hammer of the Witch,” which gave free reign to the Medieval church to persecute all alleged heretics.

Read more about this period of history in the attached article I wrote, which was published in Renaissance Magazine in 2009.  Renaissance Magazine features an interesting mix of faire news and historical research.

The Rise and Fall of the Medieval Belief in Werewolves


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