|High in the Pyrenees in the southwest of what is now France, in a time
when the Church of Rome proclaims itself the one true religion, heresy has
taken hold. The Pope sends the Inquisitors of Heretical depravity to exterminate
the heresy. Unbelievers are hunted down, condemned and burned. In 1308 the
entire village of Montaillou is taken prisoner of the Inquisition. No one
is safe - not even the village priest and the chatelaine of its castle.
From the secret files - the extraordinary revelations of village life under