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Ever wonder what people did before toilet paper? Does it bother you that you don't know who invented the Bat bomb? Do you like to laugh AND learn?Then this is the podcast for you. Modeled after the improv game "expert," Sara, Marcella, and Seth will take turns asking real questions about history(known as the fact-checker) while the other two(the "experts") attempt to make up what they think happened regardless of how insane the story gets. In the end, all is revealed about what actually happ ...
 
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), ...
 
Historian Professor Barbara Brookes joins Sonja Tiernan, Eamon Cleary Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Otago, to canvass wide aspects of the past - from individual stories to national histories. from political events to emotional tides. Sponsored by the Eamon Cleary Trust through the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Otago.
 
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A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1638-1640 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 10/23/2016 Length: 60 min.…
 
This week, we end the little Orkney "Mini-Series" we have been focusing on. In this episode its time to talk about the Churchill Barriers and the world famous Italian Chapel. Check out the Facebook or Instagram page to see my pictures from these sites. http://scothistorypod.com scothistorypod@gmail.com http://patreon.com/scothistorypod See acast.co…
 
It is 1777 and an army surgeon from Pitsligo in Aberdeenshire is bleeding in an orchard. You're not Alexander Hamilton: you're Hugh Mercer, George Washington's right hand man. Happy Independence Day to our American pals! Check out all of our social media, websites and support us by clicking here. CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Par…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1640-1643 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 10/30/2016 Length: 55 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1643-1653 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 11/6/2016 Length: 57 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1653-1662 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 11/13/2016 Length: 51 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1662-1680 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 11/20/2016 Length: 50 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1680-1690 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 11/27/2016 Length: 49 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1690-1750 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 12/4/2016 Length: 50 min.…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Scottish Reformation History, 1750-1811 Subtitle: Covenanter Church History Speaker: Brian Schwertley Broadcaster: Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 12/11/2016 Length: 50 min.…
 
Tunes: Litten: Prince of Wales Minuet, The Goose’s Minuet, Kissing and Flirting, Kissing and Drinking, The Royal Hunt, They Royal Review, St. Catherine’s Lane at Five, Duke Gordon’s Reel, Cotillion. Fox: Lament of a Druid Neal: I’m asleep and Don’t waken me Set from Dave Barret: Red Haired Boy, and Paddy’s Leather Breeches. Piobaireachd: The Vaunti…
 
The Camerons were a powerful kindred that started off as a confederation of clans, ironically not unlike the Clan Chattan (more on that back in episode 7). Let's look at where the Cameron war cry (slogan) comes from. The story is short but not so straightforward. Also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.…
 
Tunes: Patrick Sky: Many A Mile Joey Abarta: Eibhli Gheal Chiuin Ni CHearbhaill (Fair Gentle Eily OCarroll) Please Consider Supporting the Show by Joining the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wetootwaag ++++XXXX++++ Joey Abarta Huge thank you to Joey Abarta for Chatting with me. You can Buy the Album Copley Street on Bandcamp here: https://copleyst…
 
Tunes: Thomas Marsden: Mr. Preston’s Hornpipe Fitzmaurice: I’m Asleep and Don’t Wake Me, Mount the Stage, Donald Bran, Loose the Belt, Fitzmaurice’s Trip to Rosline Castle Walsh: Petticoat Loose, Petticoat Tight Nixon: Petticoat Loose Allan Ramsay (Stuart): Cha mi ma chattle Wright: Past One O’Clock McGibbon: Cold Frosty Morning Oswald: Cold Frosti…
 
This week we lost our episode! So instead, we're giving you a treat. In this first-ever Here's What Actually Happened Episode ever made, Sara asks Seth to talk about the Russian cheese scandal, and Seth asks Sara about the famous Maple Syrup Heist.Door Sara McMullin, Marcella Cruz, Seth Alcorn
 
It is 1963 and somewhere in the darkest reaches of space an old man has stolen a big metal tube. The BBC's Dr Who is about to change the way people see phone boxes forever. 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 M…
 
This week we are talking about the famous animal stories of Edinburghs history. 2 elephants, Greyfriars Bobby, Wojtek the Bear and Brigadier Sir Nils Olav III. http://scothistorypod.com scothistorypod@gmail.com http://patreon.com/scothistorypod See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
What can we learn about Scottish Clans by reading a bond signed by several branches of the Murrays in 1586? Join me and see. The Murrays were what I refer to as a Frontier Clan. We'll look at two bonds, one signed in 1586 and another in 1598, which contain material that I believe helps us understand the kin-based society in Scotland. Thanks for joi…
 
Tunes: Patrick MacDonald: Fisherman’s Song For Attracting Seals, Sister of Loves, Chiu-ri-ruo, Wet is this night and cold. Iain Gelston: Hop Pole, Shields Bar, St. Mary’s Hornpipe, Pegwhistle Barn Niel Gow & Sons: The Highland Watch, Now the 42nd Regt or Royal Highlanders O’Neill: Wind That Shakes the Barley Harrison: Largo’s Fairy Dance Litten: Th…
 
Ready for some toilet humor? Good! Because Sara asks toilet historians Seth and Marcella about what people did in ancient times when they had to go. Especially in times when toilet paper had not been invented yet. You may think it's gross, but your great great great great grandma might feel differently.…
 
Tunes: Colclough: Colclough’s Hornpipe, Rakes of Westmeath, Llewellyn Burke Thumoth: Rakes of Westmeath O’Farrell: Waterford’s Waltz, O’Farrell’s Hornpipe, Gahagan: Gahagan’s Frisk, Humours of Westmeath, Ravencroft’s Fancy, The Chocolate Pot William Dixon: How She Will Never Be Guided Robert Riddell: How She’ll ne’er be guided William Bingley: The …
 
It is 10th June 1998. At the Stade de France in Paris, the FIFA World Cup is kicking off as the World Champions, Brazil, take on a wee country you might have never heard of... Scotland. Join us as we celebrate the last time the Scotland Men's National Team appeared at a major tournament ahead of our return at EURO 2020. After all... No Scotland, No…
 
This week, as Scotland is about to play in it's first International football tournament for 23 years, I tell you a little about Scotlands national team from 1998 - Present. What players should you be looking out for is this years Euro 2020 tournament? Also gave me an excuse to play "Flower of Scotland" twice in one episode! http://scothistorypod.co…
 
For 525 years, the historic libraries, archives and museum of the University of Aberdeen have been enriched by donations, gifts and acquisitions leading to collections which are now of international significance. As a curator of that historic material, Jane Pirie identifies key donors and figures involved in the care and formation of collections fr…
 
After telling the tale of the battle during the last episode, in this one, we go over details of the battle that can help us understand the nature of the Scottish clans better. Sponsor usakilts.com and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCni9cPU0kh5S84aQ-3d_DJADoor Clint Edwards
 
This podcast focuses on the career of one of the University’s major benefactors at the turn of the twentieth Century, its Forres-born Chancellor Donald Smith, Lord Strathcona from 1897. It traces his connection to the University and then tracks back, looking at how he acquired wealth and prestige at the heart of the transition in British North Amer…
 
It is 1839. An incredible storm is raging on the Ayrshire coast and it's about to drive the first (registered) female sea captain to defy accepted logic and try to beat 'the carry'. Check out all of our social media, websites and support us by clicking here. CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by Fay Jardine. Mu…
 
Tunes: William Dixon: Have a Care of Her Johnny Daniel Dow: Sandy Gow’s Three Pints John Machlachlan: Sandy Gow’s Three Pints O’Farrell: The Douraling, The Gobbyo, Murphy: Kate Martin, Mrs. Boswell’s Jigg, That’s My Way Edward Bunting: The Beardless Boy John Rook: Kate Kearney ++++++++++++++++++ Please consider joining the Patreon to support the sh…
 
This episode was recorded back in December and is technically episode 2, hence the question regarding Christmas. Poor Seth was on day 7 of quarantining in one room of his house and was going totally nuts. So, what better time for Marcella to ask him and Sara to tell us about the true story of the dancing plague.…
 
Last episode was the leadup. Here's the action. I hope you enjoy the story. This is also available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Sponsor: usakilts.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCni9cPU0kh5S84aQ-3d_DJA Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dryfe_SandsDoor Clint Edwards
 
Tunes: Fitzmaurice: A Connaught Air, Spatter the Dew, Moggy Will you Come Again, Billy O’Rourke. Francis O’Neill: Spatter the Dew Goodman: Spatter the Dew Roche: Spatter the Dew William Vickers: Why Did you Promise to Marry? Bruce and Stoke: Jockey up in the Hayloft William Dixon: Hacky Honey From David Greenberg and Chris Norman: a John Reid Piece…
 
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