The Hand of Glory

Episode 3,   Jul 10, 2017, 11:25 PM

This week on Oddity, we discuss an archaic charm which is a fascinating, albeit grisly, part of English folklore; the hand of glory.

Sources and further reading:

D. L. Ashliman's research on University of Pittsburgh website -

The Whitby Museum -

Folklore Thursday - website downloadable pdf – The Hand of Glory and the White Hart

Wikipedia – The Hand of Glory / Walsall Museum / Mandrake pages