Noble Blood

Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 31m. Bisher sind 127 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 19 hours 20 minutes

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 2022-10-19  2m
 
 

episode 98: The Irish Crown Jewels, Separated


To this day, no one knows who stole the Irish Crown Jewels in 1907, but in the years since a number of suspects have emerged, and the mysterious case involves an Artic explorer, midnight "orgies," and an unlocked room.

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 2022-10-18  36m
 
 

episode 97: The Peasants vs. John of Gaunt (with Helen Carr)


Historian Helen Carr, author of The Black Prince: The Life of John of Gaunt, to talk about a key event in the life of the third surviving son of Edward III. John of Gaunt, father of the Lancasters and eventually the Tudors, was an unofficial regent for his young nephew. And when taxes were raised too high, the unpopular John became a target of their ire.

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 2022-10-11  37m
 
 

episode 96: The Bewitched Events at the Tour de Nesle


King Philip IV had three sons, who he married to three girls (two of whom happened to be sisters themselves). In 1314, a group accusation of adultery would spell the downfall of the Capet dynasty.

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 2022-10-04  31m
 
 

episode 95: Libuše and Her City Touching the Stars


It's a legend, nothing more, about the founding of Prague, but in the story of a woman allegedly from the 8th century, we see the power of myth and the reasons some stories are told again and again.

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 2022-09-27  23m
 
 

episode 94: Queen Elizabeth II's Greatest Regret


The death of Queen Elizabeth is the death of a symbol: after 70 years on the throne, she is the only English monarch many of us have ever known. The story of a disaster in Wales in 1966 highlights that stoic inaction was both the greatest strength, and the greatest weakness, of the late queen.

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 2022-09-20  20m
 
 

episode 93: The Love of the Duchess of Devonshire, Part 2


After Georgiana Cavendish gave her husband an heir, she was free to pursue extramarital lovers. But her affair with Charles Grey would leave her forced to give birth in France while a revolution raged, terrified, and writing letters in her own blood.

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 2022-09-13  28m
 
 

episode 92: The Love of the Duchess of Devonshire, Part 1


When she was seventeen years old, Georgiana Spencer married William Cavendish and became the Duchess of Devonshire. Almost overnight, she charmed everyone in London society... except her husband.

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 2022-09-06  33m
 
 

episode 91: The Legend of the Trung Sisters


Two sisters raised an army in 1st century Vietnam against Chinese colonialists. Over the next two thousand years, their story would change and twist. Support Noble Blood:

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 2022-08-30  25m
 
 

episode 90: The Duke and Adolf Hitler


In 1936, King Edward VIII abdicated the throne in order to marry a twice-divorced American woman named Wallis Simpson. Just a few short months later, the two were hosted in Germany by Adolf Hitler himself.

Support Noble Blood:

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— Order Dana's book, 'Anatomy: A Love Story' and pre-order its sequel 'Immortality: A Love Story'

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 2022-08-23  36m