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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.
 
History storytime for children with 7 year old Sophie, 5 year old Ellie and their Daddy. Exciting stories of knights in shining armour and their battles. Henry VIII, the Tudors, Romans, World War 2, George Washington, Columbus and more. Even amazing stories of animals in history like elephants, dogs, cats and pigeons. Stirring stories of love and betrayal. Strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Valued by teachers, enjoyed by parents, love ...
 
Every city has its own horrible history. Each week hosts Emily Barlean and Rachel Everett-Lozon will venture to two new cities and do a deep dive into a piece of history that you won't read about in the travel brochures--all the horrible, tragic and traumatic things that have happened in the history of the world.
 
Rab Houston was born in Hamilton, Scotland, lived in India and Ghana and was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and St Andrews University before spending six years at Cambridge University as a research student (Peterhouse) and research fellow (Clare College). He has worked at the University of St Andrews since 1983 and is Professor of Modern History, specialising in British social history. He is a fellow of both the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Scotland’s natio ...
 
Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.
 
From its ancient origins in the 1495 founding of King’s College through to thriving global endeavours in 2020, the University of Aberdeen boasts a historic legacy spanning 525 years of leading and engaging with intellectual currents of the wider world. Yet quatercentenary and quincentennial memorial histories of the University of Aberdeen portray the institution from a regional and national perspective. The Aberdeen University librarian between 1894 and 1926, Peter John Anderson (1853-1926), ...
 
A look at some of the famous women in European history. Includes biographies on Cleopatra; Isabella of Castile; Joan of Arc; Maria Theresa; Josephine; Elizabeth of England; Mary of Scotland; Catherine of Russia; Marie Antoinette; and Madame Roland. Mr. Jenkins, whose name remains on the title-page of this volume, was prevented from finishing the work for a long time by sickness, and finally by death. The first chapter is from his pen, and the rest has been written according to his instructio ...
 
Our program aims to bring people of varying academic knowledge closer together in an environment that caters to both the advanced student and anyone who wants to learn about how music works, the story of its origin, and its development and impact through time. Every episode builds upon the previous installment, providing the listener with theoretical knowledge that can be used to analyze the events, musicians and works we discuss. Listeners are strongly encouraged to join in the discussion o ...
 
If you thought history was dull, dry and boring, you haven't read Bill Nye's books! He brings wit, humor, satire, irony and sheer nonsensical fun into the subject, making it both entertaining and memorable. The Comic History of England was published posthumously in 1896 after the writer's tragic and untimely death half-way through the project. Hence it remains incomplete and covers the history of the island nation only up to the Tudor period. However, beginning with Julius Caesar, the Roman ...
 
Each festival focuses on two themes which weave around each other to give every StAnza its own unique flavour. Our first theme for 2011 is Timepiece. Taking as a starting point the vibrant and significant history of Scotland, in 2011 StAnza will engage with the dynamic between verse and the recorded and unrecorded past, seminal moments from poetry and the daily routine of nations and communities, those local and those distant in space and time, as well as individual family histories. As part ...
 
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It is 1523. Or maybe it isn't. Perhaps the year doesn't matter because Lachlan McLean, the eleventh Clan Chief of Clan MacLean has just resolved to murder his wife by letting her drown on a tiny skerry in the Sound of Mull. Check out all of our social media, websites and support us by clicking here. CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael …
 
When civil war broke out in England in 1642 both the English Parliamentarians and Royalists petitioned the Scots Covenanters for their support. The Covenanters had the strongest army across all three kingdoms, they had defeated the Royalist forces of Charles I with remarkable ease in the Bishop Wars of 1639/40. The Covenanters may have been miserab…
 
Today’s episode features stories from Copenhagen and Edinburgh - and they deliver! A supplement to our longer Horrible History episodes, this weekly tiny episode will focus on ridiculous, lighter crime stories from the years 1987-present. Each week we’ll share Terrible Today stories featuring news articles from the places we visited in the previous…
 
Sophie (age 7) and Ellie (age 5) tell the story of how England and Scotland became Great Britain in the Act of Union in 1707.----more---- England and Scotland had fought wars for hundreds of years. The Romans had built Hadrian’s Wall to keep the Picts out of Roman Britain. The English had later tried to conquer Scotland in the Wars of Scottish inde…
 
The last campaign personally led by Oliver Cromwell. The Saints against the Elect. It’s a crazy war, purges, persuasion and propaganda. Can the English really conquer Scotland? Maybe if Oliver Cromwell is involved. With Camie we discuss Oliver’s death and final religious crisis, where much like Christ himself and Mother Theresa he is unable to feel…
 
This week Rachel decides a pirate's life is NOT for her and takes us aboard the Essex to tell us the real-life story of Moby Dick... although this story includes a lot less symbolism and a lot more cannibalism. Then, Emily tells the story of Timothy Evans - a man who killed his wife and daughter in 1949... or DID HE? You'll have to listen to find o…
 
We visit the last church to be built in Scotland before the Reformation to discover some of its later history. In 1659, the Covenanter Alexander Peden was here and about to begin his ministry when some dramatic events threatened to put a stop to it. It was said that his anguished prayers could be heard as he paced up and down by the side of the riv…
 
Today’s episode features stories from New Jersey! A supplement to our longer Horrible History episodes, this weekly tiny episode will focus on ridiculous, lighter crime stories from the years 1987-present. Each week we’ll share Terrible Today stories featuring news articles from the places we visited in the previous week’s main episode. Contact Us:…
 
Sophie (age 7) and Ellie (age 5) tell the history of how the Vikings built kingdoms, explored continents and worshipped their Norse gods. ----more---- In our first episode on the Vikings they had invaded England and England was now divided between a Saxon and a Viking Kingdom. Here we see how the Vikings repeatedly invade France. Eventually, the Fr…
 
Mary Queen of Scots has been stitched up and is side lined but of course she has a cunning plan which involves Tom Howard. Those Howards always seem to think it’s their bum that should be on the big chair. Betty and Catherine de Medici will have a hoot playing marriage games and we’ll score some nice cash from Spanish Phil. Great. Here’s Tom Howard…
 
Memetic Disaster. The Bloody Assizes and the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, convincingly play into the memes of Catholic cruelty fitting a fact pattern the English are taught very young. Catholic cruelty and injustice are acted out on the largest possible stage in 1685. The episode takes its name from a poem by John Donne, which I read and rela…
 
It's a big one, guys. For our silver anniversary of episodes, both Emily and Rachel are heading to New Jersey. First, Emily covers the Hindenburg disaster of 1937 (which has nothing to do with the Lindbergh baby and everything to do with baby grand pianos). Then, drumroll please, Rachel tells the frequently referenced story of John List / Bob Clark…
 
James Harkness from Dumfriesshire was the special object of loathing for the dragoons. They called him Harkness with the “long gun” and were only too pleased to capture him and treat him with brutal contempt. But strangely, that experience was going to turn out for good to the captain of the persecuting dragoons. Jimmy Fisher tells us more about an…
 
Today’s episode features stories from Anchorage and Buenos Aires - and there are a surprising number of weird animal stories this go-around! A supplement to our longer Horrible History episodes, this weekly tiny episode will focus on ridiculous, lighter crime stories from the years 1987-present. Each week we’ll share Terrible Today stories featurin…
 
Sophie (age 7) and Ellie (age 5) tell the story of the start of the Viking Age, from the attack at Lindisfarne to the creation of the Danelaw.----more---- Our story starts with the attack on the Lindisfarne monastery in 793AD. The monastery is famous for its treasures and how it helped Britain become Christian. No one is expecting an attack. So whe…
 
For this weeks episode, there was a couple of requests, so I decided to fulfill these before I forget! First up, a request from Chuck Garnes, I talk about the bagpipes and give you a little background on them. Next up, is the national flower of Scotland, The Thistle. And finally, a request from (possibly) the youngest fan of the podcast, 4 Year old…
 
This week we look at famous escapes from the Tower of London, by various means including getting the guards drunk. or charming them, or even planning it all out with friends using invisible ink. With honorable mention to the attempt to go through the toilet. Tudor Planner crowdfunder is active on indiegogo until May 21 here: https://www.indiegogo.c…
 
France is slipping into civil war with team Catholic vs team Huguenots deciding to hit each other. Mary will get herself out of the Scottie slammer but will she take the opportunity to get to her relatives in France? And we’ll meet mighty hero Francis Drake.Door dickshistory
 
We look at changes brought by the Restoration in social and economic terms. And we find there was also a lot of continuation from the Commonwealth. Does that sound boring? There is corruption and bribery and the Cavalier parliament becomes the Pensioner parliament in Whig propaganda. We have patronage, political parties and defeats, if you like to …
 
We find out about the Covenanter connections with the pretty little village of Skirling. While there is not much information about James Ramage and Alexander Smith, we know much more about Peter Gillies. Driven out of his native district he narrowly escaped from soldiers sent to arrest him. But the next time the curate reported him the soldiers sei…
 
This week on Horrible History, Emily reverts back to her old ways and covers another serial killer - this time Robert Hansen, "The Butcher Baker," in Anchorage, Alaska. Then Rachel covers a listener recommendation and heads to Buenos Aires, Argentina to talk about Yiya Murano, also known as "The Poisoner of Monserrat." Hopefully you're horrified. C…
 
I can't believe it has taken me so long to finally get round to doing this one! Requested ages ago due to me mentioning it in an episode WAY back at the beginning, here is my theory and comparisons that William Wallace was the inspiration behind the stories of Robin Hood. www.scothistorypod.com www.patreon.com/scothistorypod scothistorypod@gmail.co…
 
The Stuart Restoration. The landed classes displace the middling sorts of the Cromwellian power structure. This is the first of three episodes looking at mainly social history of the Stuart Restoration leading to the Glorious Revolution. The repression of Dissenters with the Clarendon Code, John Bunyan's eleven years in prison, he wrote Pilgrim's P…
 
Often the scene of danger, Greenhill House now stands in a tranquil corner of the town of Biggar. Lady Greenhill was a wise and courageous protector of Covenanters who sought out her home as a place of refuge. She was a wanted woman by the authorities. Once Claverhouse arrived suddenly with a band of soldiers and there was no time to escape or hide…
 
Charles I tried desperately to assimilate the Scottish Presbyterian kirk with the English Anglican church, when he introduced a new Common Prayer Book to Scotland in 1637 an Edinburgh woman called Jenny Geddes famously reacted by throwing her stool at the Dean of St Giles Cathedral's head - by stool I mean what she was sat on, she wasn't throwing h…
 
This week Emily and Rachel take you on an oral vacation to Europe. First Rachel heads to Copenhagen, Denmark (her family's motherland!) to tell the tragic tale of Queen Caroline Matilda - exiled wife of King Christian the VII. Then, Emily heads back to Edinburgh to share the story of Dr. Robert Liston, the only surgeon to hold the title of a 300% m…
 
Today’s episode features stories from Boston, Massachusetts and Tallahassee, Florida. A supplement to our longer Horrible History episodes, this weekly tiny episode will focus on ridiculous, lighter crime stories from the years 1987-present. Each week we’ll share Terrible Today stories featuring news articles from the places we visited in the previ…
 
Sophie (age 7) and Ellie (age 5) tell the history of the toilet.----more---- They start with toilets in the stone age including toilets of hunter gatherers and then those of the early settlements like that of Skara Brae. When cities are first built by the Mesopotamians and later the Greeks toilets become more sophisticated. They have pipes and drai…
 
It is 1942. On Gruinard Island, in a bay about halfway between Gairloch and Ullapool, a flock of sheep are dying for the war effort. Check out all of our social media, websites and support us by clicking here. CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Music by Mitch Bain. Illustrations by Jamie Mowat.…
 
This week I take you to one of my absolute favourite castles in Scotland. Caerlaverock is a magnificent structure and is definately worth a visit if you get the chance. http://scothistorypod.com http://youtube.com/thescottishhistorypodcast http://patreon.com/scothistorypod http://buymeacoffee.com/scothistorypod See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
 
In this episode we look at a 1544 map of the world drawn by Sebastian Cabot, and the people who studied and copied it. Show notes will go up at englandcast.com/map. Thank you for listening! Reminder: Intelligent Speech tickets at IntelligentSpeechConference.com - use code Tudor at checkout to save 10%! Tudorcon tickets at englandcast.com/tudorcon20…
 
The long and interesting life of John Flint, encountered many notable theologians. Despite his initial promise and youthful mistakes he proved to be, as Robert Wodrow says, a pious, warm-hearted, useful minister that continued in his commitment to the values of the Covenanters. We visit Lasswade Old Kirk to talk more about this lesser known Covenan…
 
This week, Rachel heads to the no-longer-in-existence town of Aycock and the horrible unsolved crimes that happened there (and the ghosts that followed). Then Emily heads to Boston (AGAIN, we know) to talk about Jolly Jane Toppan, an angel of death that killed somewhere between 31 and 100 people. Hopefully, you're horrified. Content/Trigger Warning…
 
Today’s episode features stories from Glasgow, Scotland and crazy stories from Circuses around the world! A supplement to our longer Horrible History episodes, this weekly tiny episode will focus on ridiculous, lighter crime stories from the years 1987-present. Each week we’ll share Terrible Today stories featuring news articles from the places we …
 
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