Episode 18: "Fangs To You"

In this Summer Solstice edition of World-Weary, we drink beer and talk about Vampires. Cassiopeia chats about the Rhode Island Vampire Panic and Violet gets ancient with the tale of the Hunderprest of Melrose Abbey (and a bad-ass Scottish monk).

Listen here.

Further reading:

Rhode Island Vampires

New England Today: https://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/vampire-mercy-brown-rhode-island/

New England Historical Society: http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/did-vampires-really-stalk-new-england-farm-families/

Smithsonian: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-great-new-england-vampire-panic-36482878/

The Hunderprest

TRAVEL THRU HISTORY: http://www.travelthruhistory.com/html/historic40.html

The Scotsman: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle-2-15039/the-wailing-zombie-priest-of-melrose-abbey-1-4596133

Melrose Abbey: https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/melrose-abbey/