May 4, 2023
Kat covers the second half of the Donner party. It’s mostly eating rugs and taking weeks-long depression naps. Before long, rescuers reach the stranded parties but we’re still not sure if they came from California or heaven. Next, Hayley resurrects the story of the Cadaver Synod. Pope Formosus was put on trial… 7 months after he died. It was not a normal trial.
Cadaver Synod Sources:
THE TRIAL OF THE CORPSE POPE!
The Cadaver Synod: When a Dead Pope Was Put on Trial
The Cadaver Synod: Putting a Dead Pope on Trial - JSTOR Daily
The Cadaver Synod: Putting a Dead Pope on Trial Why did Pope Stephen VI go to such great lengths to destroy an enemy who was already dead? Pope Formosus and Stephen VI - The Cadaver Synod of 897 by Jean Paul Laurens, 1870 via Wikimedia Commons By: Amelia Soth February 7, 2019 4 minutes
The Cadaver Synod: When a Pope's Corpse Was Put on Trial
The Cadaver Synod: When the Corpse of a Dead Pope Was Put on Trial and "Executed"
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