History Gems

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By Steve Bland and Dr Nicola Tallis. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Welcome to History Gems, the podcast that follows historian and author Dr Nicola Tallis as she seeks to unpick the stories behind some of history's most famous and intriguing jewels. With a different expert on every episode, Nicola delves into a daring attempt to steal the Crown Jewels, the secrets of a supposedly cursed diamond, the creation of the world's most famous Easter eggs, and plenty more. Check out @historygemspod on social media to see pictures of each week's gems! Nicola's books include: Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch Find her on social media: Twitter: @NicolaTallis Instagram: @historian_nicola

17 episodes