Rumors and Gossip at Tudor Court: Anne and George Boleyn

In this second episode of our special mini-series, Lacey Bonar Hull chats with Kate McCaffrey about the rumors and gossip surrounding the siblings Boleyn – Anne and George. 

This episode is also available on video via Spotify or YouTube.

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London in the Time of the Tudors: Henry VIII – Part Three

On this episode of A Brief History historian Christine Morgan continues the story of Henry VIII from Episode #162. Don’t worry, we’re getting near the end of his story and then we move on to the fascinating reign of Edward VI!

London in the Time of the Tudors was written by well-respected 19th century historian , Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901).

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Voiced by: Christine Morgan
Written by: Sir Walter Besant
Edited by: Rebecca Larson
Voice Over: David Black
Music: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog via FilmMusic.it, used by EXTENDED license.

Episode 152: A Time Traveler’s Guide with Ian Mortimer

Most of us know him best from his wonderfully informative “A Time Traveler’s Guide” series, and today we are fortunate enough to have him on to answer YOUR questions on life from 1400-1700. The intent was to discuss inside the home, but as you’ll soon discover he will teach you much more!

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Episode 143: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

On this episode of A Brief History we look at the life of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. 

Surrey was a 16th century version of a rock star, with parties, woman, poetry, fights and jail time. 

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Episode 141: William Caxton, the Printing Press, and Edward IV

We know that Edward IV had a rather large library of books. On this episode the wonderful Danie Burton joins us to discuss Edward IV’s introduction to printed books, when the printing press was brought to England, and the man who brought it.

Imagine a world where books had to be written by hand. While it guaranteed beautiful craftmanship it was not accessible to all. The printing press introduced a world to medieval England that many could not have imagined.

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Episode 139: Fashion in the Tudor & Stuart Dynasties

On this Ask the Expert, Steph chats with Dr. Sarah Bendall on the fashion in the 1500s and 1600s. Enjoy the listener questions from this episode because we cover a bit of everything and you’re going to love it!

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Episode 136: Medical Downfall of the Tudors

Health and healthcare in the 21st century does not compare to that of the 16th century. On this episode Sylvia Barbara Soberton explains to us some of the issues that our favorite Tudors experienced. Steph asks Sylvia the questions YOU submitted!

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