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 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 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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Episode 129: Tudors and Habsburgs with Heather R. Darsie

On this episode Rebecca chats with historian Heather R. Darsie about the relationship with the Tudors and the Habsburgs to get a better understanding of who the Holy Roman Emperor was, how he got the title and reach of his empire. Get a better grasp on what was happening in the world of the Tudors by checking out this episode. Did you know Henry VIII tried to make a play to be emperor!?

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Episode 118: Arbella Stuart with Leanda de Lisle

Welcome to Episode 118! On this episode, Steph is joined by Leanda de Lisle who answers your questions on Arbella Stuart. We learn all about the secret marriage with William Seymour and Leanda wished for me to let you know that she misspoke when she said William was the son of Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford and Catherine Grey. William was their grandson.

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Episode 117: Margaret Tudor with Dr. Linda Porter

Welcome back! On this episode of Ask the Expert we chat with historian and author Dr. Linda Porter and ask her YOUR questions about Margaret Tudor. It’s a great episode and you are guaranteed to learn something about Margaret that you did not already know.

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Episode 115: Henry VIII, Margaret of Anjou, and Wicked Women

This episode historian Heather R. Darsie returns to discuss two important topics from the time of Henry VIII – money and the plague. These subjects are important that all Tudor fanatics must learn about.

Then on Ask the Expert, Joanna Armann joins us to answer YOUR questions on Margaret of Anjou.

Lastly, on A Brief History I tell you about a few Wicked Tudor women.

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Episode 113: Shakespeare, Amy Robsart, and Anne Boleyn

On this episode I speak with investigative journalist and author, Michael Blanding. Michael and I chat about his new book North by Shakespeare, and the journey he took with Shakespeare sleuth, Dennis McCarthy, to tell the story of Sir Thomas North (1535 – c. 1604). Then, on Ask the Expert (ATE), International best-selling author Nicola Cornick returns to answer YOUR questions on Amy Robsart. Lastly, on A Brief History (ABH), I talk about Anne Boleyn

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