Episode 109: Juana of Castile, Charles Brandon, and Two Elizabeths

Welcome to episode 109, I’m your host, Rebecca Larson. On today’s show we have some really fun topics to discuss. First, I welcome back my good friend, and historian Heather R. Darsie to chat about Juana of Castile. On Ask the Expert we have author Tony Riches on to answer YOUR questions on Charles Brandon. Lastly, I give you a brief history on two Elizabeth’s who experienced domestic violence in Tudor England and how they survived it.

Heather R. Darsie – Juana of Castile:  0:00 – 34:29

Tony Riches – Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk: 34:30 – 59:41

A Brief History: 59:42 – 1:17:00


Written by: Rebecca Larson, Steph Stohrer & Lissa Bryan

Voiced by: Rebecca Larson, Steph Stohrer, Heather R. Darsie & Tony Riches

Produced by: Rebecca Larson

Imaging by: Troy Larson (TroyLarsonCreative.com)

Music Credits:

Pavana alla veneziana by Paul O’Dette, Composed by Joan Ambrosio Dalza








*Patrons will receive access to family trees mentioned in this episode once they have been provided to the host.

Heather R. Darsie


Anna, Duchess of Cleves – The King’s Beloved Sister is available everywhere!

Tony Riches


Tony’s long list of amazing Tudor era books are available on Amazon.com

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