A Murderess Affair

A Murderess Affair

Latest Episodes

Charlotte Badger: Convict, Pirate...or none of the above?
December 11, 2021

In this episode, we talk about Charlotte Badger and the mysterious, if oftentimes exaggerated, mark that she left on history. Rumored to be one of Australia's first pirates, a convict on the run, Char

Omaima Nelson: The Cannibal
December 03, 2021

Ick ick ick ick ick okay guys this one is a gross one today, like even I was hesitant about covering this one because it’s really messed up so consider this your overall warning about Omaima Nelson an

Linda and Charlotte Mulhall | The Scissor Sisters
November 13, 2021

 Our story this week takes us to Ireland, and we’re not just talking about one murderess, but two. Sisters, who murdered their mother’s abusive boyfriend and became internationally known as the Scisso

Shayna Hubers | Halloween Trope Bingo
October 23, 2021

Today, we’re talking about Shayna Hubers, who I heard about in this wonderful book called Porn and Murder. This is an actual book that I own on my kindle account.  Shayna was convicted of murdering he

A Halloween Affair: Guen Aguilar
October 15, 2021

 It’s October aka the best month of the year and it’s time to get spooky! Or, at least more spooky than usual. This month, we’re going to be tying our women to the tropes we find most often in horror

Sultan Razia | The Only Female Muslim Ruler of Delhi
September 08, 2021

Razia Sultana, South Asia’s first female ruler. She was a sultan who broke across many barriers, first female ruler being only one of them. 

Olive Yang: Burma's Female Warlord.
August 18, 2021

This week we're talking about Yang Kyin Hsiu, aka "Olive" Yang. She was royalty turned warlord, who’s CIA supplied army had opium delivery routes all across the golden triangle. She also helped fund p

The Doctor of the Wild West
August 02, 2021

This week, we’re talking about Marie Equi, a Wild West style of doctor who was devoted to provide care to those who were working class or poor.  She was one of the first 60 women to be a physician in

The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
June 18, 2021

HAPPY PRIDE MONTH Y’ALL!   Well it’s June and that means it’s time for us to cover women in LGBTQ+ history who you may or may not have heard of. Not that we save those stories for June specifically, w

Jeanne de Clisson | The Lioness of Brittany
June 05, 2021

This episode we talk about the "Lioness of Brittany", a woman who took revenge against King Philip IV by becoming a pirate and commandeering war ships known as the Black Fleet. Outraged by the executi