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Brehon law: Medieval Sex Magic to Divorce




Divorce and sex magic are not things we associate with medieval Ireland. However for over one thousand years Irish society was governed by a unique and radically different legal system called Brehon Law. In this podcast I interview Dr Gillian Kenny (twitter.com/medievalgill) who explains what Brehon Law was and how it worked.


In this fascinating interview Gilliam challenges widely held misconceptions and explains how divorce existed in medieval Ireland given it was banned in modern Ireland until 1995!.

And then of course there is the sex magic…

“From the creator of the Irish History Podcast comes the story of Modern Ireland and its people written in death” 

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