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 215 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 5 hours 54 minutes


Women and the Crusades

Matt Lewis talks to Professor Helen J. Nicholson, author of Women and the Crusades, about the roles women played in the crusade movement.


 2023-02-18  32m

Sandby Borg Massacre: The Evidence

Dr Cat Jarman and Dr Ludwig Papmehl-Dufay discuss the story of the massacre’s victims, exploring how the latest archaeological techniques can peel back the mystery.


 2023-02-14  41m

Origins of Treason in England

A new exhibition at the National Archives offers a unique selection of documents that reveal the motives, actions and fates of traitors.


 2023-02-11  36m

The Monastery That Held Back the Vikings

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


 2023-02-07  26m

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.


 2023-02-04  35m

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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 2023-01-31  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.


 2023-01-28  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.


 2023-01-24  37m

The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript

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


 2023-01-21  26m

Ireland's First Convicted Witch

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


 2023-01-17  34m