The Little Ice Age & Thames Frost Fairs (Bonus Episode)

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The Lucky Wife: Anne of Cleves (Queens Series)

Anne of Cleves is quickly becoming one of the most popular of Henry VIII’s six queens. Thanks partly to today’s guest, historian Heather Darsie.

Think you’ve heard everything you’ve ever wanted to know about this fourth “wife” of Henry VIII? Think again! Today I’ve had some bombshells dropped on me that I did not expect. At the end of the episode, Heather tells us something quirky about Anne of Cleves that you will not expect – I sure didn’t!

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This Week in Royal History: January 1-7

Welcome to the year 2023 and the first This Week in Royal History of the new year – I’m so happy that you continue to return to these weekly episodes because it has been a lot of fun to explore periods of royal history with you outside of the #Tudors. But let’s be clear – I still love the Tudors, and this week I am leading off with an important event in the early years of Henry VIII’s reign…

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‘Tis the Season for Tudor Fun & Games!

In this flashback episode Rebecca is joined by Heather to chat about the Tudors – be warned, we had a lot of fun recording this episode. If you want a behind-the-scenes look at my friendship with Heather – this is the episode for you.

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Credits:

Host: Rebecca Larson 

Guest: Heather R. Darsie

Edited by: Rebecca Larson 

Voice Over: David Black

Music: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog

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This Week in Royal History: December 18-24

Welcome to This Week in Royal History, where we’re exploring the world outside the Tudors with royal history highlights from a variety of centuries.  This episode we focus on a few events from the week of December 18-24.

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Daughter of James VI/I: Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

As this podcast continues to evolve, I decided this season, I would do my very first themed season. Queens! We’ll learn about a marvelous collection of queens from various guests. In this episode we look at daughter of James VI/I, sister of Charles I, and aunt of Charles II – Elizabeth Stuart.

Today, I am joined by Prof. Dr. Nadine Akkerman, literary historian, author and educator. Nadine’s access to Elizabeth Stuart’s original letters makes her the foremost authority on Elizabeth Stuart, and the perfect guest for to day’s show.

Images of Elizabeth Stuart:

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This Week in Royal History: December 11-17

Welcome to This Week in Royal History, where we’re exploring the world outside the Tudors with royal history highlights from a variety of centuries.  This episode we focus on a few events from the week of December 11-17.

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