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Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
A comedy podcast about the Tudors and 1500s shenanigans. It's educational, we swear. But mostly funny. Hosted by Emily Simpson and Garrett Kaser.
 
Songs From The Howling Sea is a podcast that presents short historical tales taken from the life of London. Each episode's story is accompanied with a song inspired by the tale, written and performed by the author R.M Anderson.
 
English history and literature topics taken from "Time Machines", vol 1, CIDEB - Read by Maria Grazia Tundo
 
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Husband and wife watch The Tudors. He knows nothing about the 16th century. She has been podcasting about Renaissance England since 2009. In this episode by episode guide he'll ask her questions, and they'll discuss the stories behind the drama, looking at what really happened at the Tudor court. We think it's a fun way to make the 16th century more accessible, and any excuse to see more of Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a good thing. (She wrote that part). Learn more about us at http://www.watchin ...
 
Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer recounts twenty different stories recounted by a diverse group of pilgrims who gather at The Tabard Inn in Southwark, near London, before setting out for the shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The Host of the inn proposes that they entert ...
 
In each episode we revisit a notable game of cricket and, through it, examine an aspect of English history or culture in the early Twentieth Century.
 
Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England is a work in Latin by Bede on the history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between Roman and Celtic Christianity. It is considered to be one of the most important original references on Anglo-Saxon history. It is believed to have been completed in 731, when Bede was approximately 59 years old. Divided into five books, it covers the history of England, ecclesiastical and political, from t ...
 
Set during the Tudor period of English history, When Knighthood Was in Flower tells the tribulations of Mary Tudor, a younger sister of Henry VIII of England who has fallen in love with a commoner. However, for political reasons, King Henry has arranged for her to wed King Louis XII of France and demands his sister put the House of Tudor first, threatening, "You will marry France and I will give you a wedding present – Charles Brandon's head!" (Summary adapted from Wikipedia)
 
Medieval England in the 12th century. The evil Prince John rules England in place of his brother, the noble Richard the Lionheart, who is being held in an Austrian prison by Duke Leopold of Austria, while returning from one of his Crusades. Under the avaricious and Machiavellian John, the Norman aristocrats are in constant conflict with the native Saxon people. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is set in these turbulent times. The eponymous hero, Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the son of a Saxon nobleman has ...
 
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An affectionate meandering though the things that make England the way she is. With Roifield Brown and David Crowther trying to make some sense of it all, though rarely succeeding it might be said. Join us on Facebook, vote, and tell us what you think.
 
Cricket and England through Five Matches looks at aspects of English history, politics and culture in the early Twentieth Century and does so through the prism of a single cricket match. In episode five, we look at the drift to war in 1939, and visit Hove for Sussex v Yorkshire. Find us at crickestuff.blog or on Twitter @cricket_stuff https://c ...…
 
Ted the Martyr will pop into our story but only briefly. He has a pressing appointment with the Pope about his sainthood application. Ted inspecting Aethelfryths girlish charms.https://englishhistoryfactandfiction196541815.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/episode-15-ted-the-martyr.mp3
 
Eadwig the naughty is dead leaving Eadgar the good boy to take over. Eadgar is wonderful according to historians, although the does have a think for Nuns, and isn’t adverse to a bit of murder to get a hot chic. But these may just be teenage angsty things. https://englishhistoryfactandfiction196541815.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/episode-14-eadga ...…
 
Introducing a new podcast from Wondery: This is War. PLEASE NOTE that this episode is marked explicit for graphic language and depictions of real wartime experiences. A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both a ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Gypsy CrownSubtitle: Chain of Charms, Book 1Author: Kate ForsythNarrator: Rebecca MacauleyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 3 hrs and 17 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-21-09Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty LtdRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 3 votesGenres: ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: IsabellaSubtitle: The She-Wolf of FranceAuthor: Alison WeirNarrator: Lisette LecatFormat: UnabridgedLength: 21 hrs and 47 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-18-07Publisher: Whole Story AudiobooksRatings: 4 of 5 out of 253 votesGenres: Bios & Memoirs, ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Rebel YellSubtitle: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall JacksonAuthor: S. C. GwynneNarrator: Cotter SmithFormat: UnabridgedLength: 24 hrs and 57 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-30-14Publisher: Simon & Schuster AudioRatings: 5 of 5 o ...…
 
This week we see Aethelstan’s rule come to an end. He formed England for us so it’s a job well done. Also this week we explore the business model of the Church and find it’s pretty darn good. https://englishhistoryfactandfiction196541815.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/episode-11-noble-stone.mp3
 
After starting out with the traditional Will Oversells the Intro Corner, we drink deep of perhaps our longest Sports Corner to date with such topics of: Chiefs Eat It Yet Again, Sunderland: There’s No Bottom Floor in Hell, and KU Basketball Doing Good on the Quest for 14 Straight. This all leads us into one of our popular recorded-for-the-class ...…
 
The Big Guy is front and centre this week. A recap on his early years, getting to be a Consul of Rome; he proves he is a tough guy in battle, handsome, smart and charming. But he is our underdog against the relentless onslaught of the Danes. So to complete the title, if he can’t do it no-one can. Here’s a picture I took when visiting Winchester ...…
 
Since I'm taking a break from podcasting over the holidays (and it's still holidays here in Spain!) I'm releasing the audio of a minicourse I did last year to celebrate women's history month - I featured five Tudor women - some of whom are famous, and some not. Day One was Lady Margaret Beaufort. Hope you enjoy!…
 
Today, a quick rewind into what it means to be a Mongol, some early reactions to the Mongol invasion, some King Louis IX, the death of a khan, and the question of who is to be next. Also, I horribly butcher Eljigidei's name (Sorry, Eljigidei). Thanks for listening! Website: humancircuspodcast.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/circus_human Email: Hum ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Wars of the Roses: A History from Beginning to EndAuthor: Hourly HistoryNarrator: William IrvineFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 4 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-02-17Publisher: Hourly HistoryRatings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: History, Europ ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: History for Kids: An Illustrated Biography of Queen Elizabeth I for ChildrenAuthor: Charles River EditorsNarrator: Jim D JohnstonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 25 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-30-17Publisher: Charles River EditorsGenres: Kids, Ages ...…
 
Characters of the Reformation by Author: Hilaire Belloc In one of his most fascinating books, Anglo-French writer Hilaire Belloc presents in bold colors the twenty-three principal characters of the Protestant Reformation. He focuses primarily on those figures who changed the course of English history, analyzing their strengths, mistakes, motive ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Gulliver's TravelsAuthor: Jonathan SwiftNarrator: Gordon GriffinFormat: UnabridgedLength: 11 hrs and 14 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-17-17Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLCRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Classics, British LiteraturePublishe ...…
 
In this special two-part episode, your hosts share their favorite highbrow and lowbrow entertainments. Feeling bored and also fancy? Looking for some sophisticated recommendations to impress your intellectual friends? Part one has you covered with an extensive discussion of Meghann and Kelsey's highbrow obsessions. These aren't guilty pleasures ...…
 
This is a Supplementary Episode with Natalie Grueninger of On the Tudor Trail at the Tudor Summit in September 2017. Check her out at NatalieGrueninger.com. Remember that if you like this show there are a number of ways you can support it. The easiest is to leave a rating on iTunes. You can also support the show financially for as little as $1/ ...…
 
In this historical books segment Harry Schmitz from Elizabeth's Bookshops talks about their vintage Playboy collection. On Friday a customer ordered a 2011 and a 2014 Playboy and asked them to wrap them carefully as she wants to give them to her sons when they turn 18 in 2029 and 2032! Harry also talks about three biographies of Australia Women ...…
 
English history is full of notorious monarchs, but few are as hotly debated as King John, a man remembered as both the villain of Robin Hood and signer of Magna Carta. Lesser known is the treasure that King John lost at the end of his reign, a bounty that included the original crown jewels. With insight from our guest narrator, Dom from the U.K ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: 1666Subtitle: Plague, War and HellfireAuthor: Rebecca RidealNarrator: Billie Fulford-BrownFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 8 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-14-17Publisher: Audible StudiosGenres: History, EuropeanPublisher's Summary:1666 was a ...…
 
If you missed the Tudor Summit, don't worry! I'll be releasing the audio over the course of the rest of the year here on the podcast feed. If you did attend, and you'd like to have the audio files to re-listen, then this is for you, too. Tony Riches is the bestselling author of The Tudor Trilogy, about the early Tudors, and he talked with us ab ...…
 
Click here to buy: http://adbl.co/2feZSeuThe last Plantagenet king remains one of England's most famous and controversial monarchs. There are few parallels in English history that can match the drama of Richard III's reign, witnessed in its full bloody intensity.A dedicated brother and loyal stalwart to the Yorkist dynasty for most of his early ...…
 
Thanks to listener Aaron G we are covering A Lion in Winter! Come watch English history be made. Weather you're team Richard, Geoffrey or Johnny there's something for everyone! If you have questions or comments you can find me on twitter at the_beccaeller or by using #REToldpod
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: HighwaymanAuthor: Craig SaundersNarrator: Molly KingFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 49 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-31-17Publisher: Craig SaundersGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, Supernatural & ParanormalPublisher's Summary:Legends never die. ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Tragic Story of Englands Nine-Day QueenAuthor: Kat EschnerNarrator: Mark SchectmanFormat: Original RecordingLength: 4 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-26-17Publisher: SmithsonianGenres: Newspapers & Magazines, Science & TechnologyPublisher's Su ...…
 
What is the English History of the Bible? The translation of the Bible from its original languages (Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek), is a complex story. The process of translation for each language is story in itself. As the Gospel spread to other lands, the books of the Bible, both Old and New Testaments were also translated, some earlier then othe ...…
 
Few events in English history are as familiar to people today as the English Reformation, yet the vast amount of attention it has received can distort our understanding of it. In Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…
 
Few events in English history are as familiar to people today as the English Reformation, yet the vast amount of attention it has received can distort our understanding of it. In Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…
 
Few events in English history are as familiar to people today as the English Reformation, yet the vast amount of attention it has received can distort our understanding of it. In Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…
 
Few events in English history are as familiar to people today as the English Reformation, yet the vast amount of attention it has received can distort our understanding of it. In Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…
 
Few events in English history are as familiar to people today as the English Reformation, yet the vast amount of attention it has received can distort our understanding of it. In Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…
 
Roland Hui is an art historian and the author of a new book on the Tudor Queens called The Turbulent Crown. We talked about the newly discovered painting of Anne Boleyn, and his book, as well as debunking a myth about Anne of Cleves.To get show notes and learn more go to http://www.englandcast.com. And remember to give this podcast a rating in ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Dead Ground in BetweenAuthor: Maureen JenningsNarrator: Roger ClarkFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 21 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-16-17Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 5 of 5 out of 6 votesGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, HistoricalPublish ...…
 
The fifteenth century saw the crown change hands seven times as the great Plantagenet families fought to the death for power, majesty and the right to rule. Dan Jones breathes life into some of the greatest heroes and villains in English history, who tore themselves apart and enabled the Tudors to snatch the throne. www.cvhf.org.uk…
 
The fifteenth century saw the crown change hands seven times as the great Plantagenet families fought to the death for power, majesty and the right to rule. Dan Jones breathes life into some of the greatest heroes and villains in English history, who tore themselves apart and enabled the Tudors to snatch the throne. www.cvhf.org.uk…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Gulliver's TravelsSubtitle: Bring the Classics to LifeAuthor: Jonathan SwiftNarrator: ImanFormat: AbridgedLength: 55 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-09-17Publisher: EDCON Publishing Group, Inc.Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Kids, Ages 8-1 ...…
 
John Knox is one of the pillars of the mid 16th century Protestant movement, and has become known as one of the most famous Marian Exiles. See the show notes and transcript at Englandcast.com. Remember that if you like this podcast, please leave a rating in iTunes. It's one of the best ways you can help the podcast grow.…
 
In 1513 there were two English victories. One of them would have a profound effect on English history. The other one was mainly a mad dash in pursuit of a bunch of cavalry eager to escape.
 
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