Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex and Sexuality in the Middle Ages

Disclaimer: This episode contains a conversation about sex and sexuality – listener discretion is advised.  

On this Ask the Expert Steph is joined by Dr. Katherine Harvey to discuss the topic of her new book, The Fires of Lust: Sex in the Middle Ages.  If you’ve always been interested in what happened behind closed doors, this is the episode for you. Put on some headphones, as this episode is not suitable for work.  

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Wife of the Bad King: Isabella of Angouleme (Queens Series)

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 the second wife of King John – son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. To guide us on this journey of discovery, Rebecca is joined by historian and author Sharon Bennett Connelly.

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