Secret Societies: The Underworld of History
Lecture no. 2 from the course: The Real History of Secret Societies
Taught by Professor Richard B. Spence | 25 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Meet Willa Rhoads. She was 16 when she died. Her body was discovered in October 1929—five years after her death—which opened the door to a public awareness of the Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven, also known as the Blackburn Cult. Professor Spence intentionally opens his course with an obscure story to introduce you to the idea that secret societies come in many forms and operate under many names.