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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 214 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 5 hours 15 minutes


Coronation Regalia and Banquets

Matt Lewis takes a look at the use and meaning of coronation regalia and what happens after the ceremonial aspects - the coronation banquet.


 2023-04-25  30m

Ceremonial Elements of Coronations

Matt Lewis finds out more about the major ceremonial elements of the coronation with Dr. George Gross.


 2023-04-22  37m

Sutton Hoo

Martin Carver, director of the Sutton Hoo Research Project, shares his knowledge of the celebrated mounds and the ongoing reconstruction of the Great Ship Burial.


 2023-04-18  32m

Rise of the Assassins

It's not that they just killed for the sake of killing or murdered at random. They were highly targeted because they had no other way of dealing with their enemies.


 2023-04-15  34m

Becoming an Anglo-Saxon King

What did kingship really mean in the first half of the medieval period? And what was the actual significance of a coronation?


 2023-04-11  34m

Tournaments & Rebellion in Historical Fiction

Matt Lewis is joined by Ian Ross who has set his latest historical fiction novel Battle Song right in the heart of the Second Baron's War.


 2023-04-08  44m

Excavating An Anglo-Saxon Palace: Ad Gefrin

The newly opened Ad Gefrin museum and distillery, located just outside Newcastle, tells the untold story of a remarkable Anglo-Saxon palace and the part it played in Northumbria’s golden age.


 2023-04-04  31m

Medieval Origins of Coronations

A coronation is a moment of history packed with symbolism and meaning.


 2023-04-01  37m

Vikings in Spain

Dr. Irene García Losquiño sheds new light on the lives of vikings on the Iberian peninsula.


 2023-03-28  33m

The Real Dick Whittington

The life story of Dick Whittington - who died 600 years ago this month - is far more compelling than the pantomime suggests.


 2023-03-25  33m