Mary Pearcey committed crimes were so horrific that she's been suspected of being Jack the Ripper, says JON REES
Poison was the preferred method of murder for 19th century Lincolnshire-born killer Catherine Wilson, says L.H. DAVIES
MJ STEEL COLLINS reveals how a young Glasgow woman rocked the city with a sensational murder case in 1857
JASON HOLLIS asks was Mother Sawyer a wicked woman or was she just angry because people kept calling her a witch?
ANN MASSEY O’REGAN explains why being Ireland’s most feared and successful pirate was not a job for the faint hearted – or a man
POLLYANNA JONES introduces us to Elizabeth Stile, a 16th century wicked witch who loved her black arts!
Welcome to Wicked Women Week - Spooky Isles' way of celebrating International Women's Day, which happens to be today.