Gone Medieval

From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 182 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 10 hours 35 minutes

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The Monastery That Held Back the Vikings


Could an Anglo-Saxon monastery survive a Viking attack? Dr Cat Jarman finds out.


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Edward III, His Queen & His Mistress


Matt Lewis talks to Gemma Hollmann about how two very different women used their skills and charms to win the heart of the same King.


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The Danelaw


The Danelaw was the part of England where large numbers of Scandinavians settled between the 9th and 11th centuries, and where Danish rather than English law was followed. Its set of legal terms and definitions was created in the treaties between Alfred the Great and the Danish warlord, Guthrum.


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   32m
 
 

The Princes in the Tower


Matt Lewis discusses the speculation surrounding the disappearance of King Edward V and his younger brother Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York.


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   52m
 
 

The Crusades and the Chertsey Tiles


Dr. Amanda Luyster explains how the Chertsey Tiles in The British Museum shed light on the impact the Crusades had on the medieval visual culture of England.


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   37m
 
 

The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript


Matt Lewis examines the most mysterious manuscript that exists anywhere in the world.


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   26m
 
 

Ireland's First Convicted Witch


Dr Cat Jarman finds out about the first woman convicted of witchcraft in Britain and Ireland.


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   34m
 
 

The Prester John Myth


Who was the pious and noble Christian king who was prepared to lead his army to the defence of Christendom? Did he ever exist?


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The Picts and their Language


Cat Jarman talks to Dr. Guto Rhys about the Picts communicated, and what new insights are emerging from the latest research.


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The Death of Edward II


Edward II died at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, on 21 September 1327. Or did he? Matt Lewis sifts through the evidence with Edward II’s biographer Kathryn Warner.


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