Gilles Garnier, the Werewolf of Dole


Sixteenth-century France had a serious case of werewolf panic. Did Garnier really transform into lupine form and attack and eat humans? Or were the gruesome deaths of several children merely the work of wild animals?

Woodcut by Lucas Cranach the Elder

Topics in this Podcast: murders, biographies, Halloween episodes, France, European history, cannibalism, French history, 16th century