Women in Tudor Times

On this episode of Ask the Expert, Steph is joined by returning guest Dr. Nikki Clark to chat about women in Tudor times. Have you always wanted to know something female-specific? What was it like to be a woman in the 16th century? Find out that and more in this episode!

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England After the Death of Queen Elizabeth

This is a special Hands-On History episode with our host, Heather Darsie. Heather was fortunate enough to be in London after the death of Queen Elizabeth, and she shares with us her experiences of this sad historical event.

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Wife of an Executed King: Henrietta Maria (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 addition, I’ll be narrating a story about the court of Queen Elizabeth, and we’ll have a special mini-series on Queen Mary I.

Today we look at the fantastic story of Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I, with historian Leanda de Lisle.

Credits:

Host: Rebecca Larson

Guest: Leanda de Lisle

Edited by: Rebecca Larson

Voice Over: David Black

Music: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog

Rumors and Gossip: The Princes in the Tower – Part Two

Lacey Bonar Hull returns with a two-part episode on the princes in the Tower. For the first time on this show we have all three experts here to discuss and debate this hot topic. Dr Nicola Tallis, (Margaret Beaufort) Matthew Lewis (Richard III) and Nathen Amin (Henry VII) on history’s best whodunnit! 

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Hands-On History: Performing Tudor Music

The music of the Tudors lends a hint into the personality and character of its composer. Henry VIII was known as quite the musician, and Anne Boleyn was said to have the voice of a siren. On this HoH, Heather chats with Jay Britton, founder of The Tudor Songbook – a classically trained soprano with a passion for Tudor History. 

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In Search of a Kingdom

Steph returns for Ask the Expert with guest Lauren Bergreen to discuss the topic of his new book, In Search of a Kingdom. This book is: 

an exploration narrative of Queen Elizabeth’s favorite pirate, Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas changed the course of history—as a pirate raiding Spanish galleons, as the first explorer to successfully circumnavigate the globe, and as a naval hero who defeated the Spanish Armada and reshaped the global order.

Laurence is an award-winning biographer, historian, and chronicler of exploration.

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Rumors and Gossip: The Princes in the Tower – Part One

Lacey Bonar Hull returns with a two-part episode on the princes in the Tower. For the first time on this show we have all three experts here to discuss and debate this hot topic. Dr Nicola Tallis, (Margaret Beaufort) Matthew Lewis (Richard III) and Nathen Amin (Henry VII) on history’s best whodunnit! 

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