The British History Podcast

The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won't find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you'll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales. To access all episodes, click subscribe.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 617 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 19 hours 16 minutes

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365 – The Red Cliffs of Dover


In 1050, Thorrfinn the Jarl of Orkney went to Rome. And on trip to Rome is complete without a visit with the Pope. And when Thorrfin had his meeting, we’re told that Pope personally absolved the Jarl’s sins.


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364 – Reconciliation


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363 – Treason!


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362 – Meet the Godwins


History is just the story of humans across time. Therefore, like humanity, history is varied, it’s emotional, it’s complex. And often it’s just f*cking messy.


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 2020-12-09  n/a
 
 

361 – W A Poet


King Edward came to England with a political migraine.


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 2020-12-05  26m
 
 

360 – The Long Game


In 1040, while England was dealing with the chaos of Harthacnut’s reign and the threat of yet another succession mess, Scotland was dealing with its own set of problems. The northern Kingdom just lost its king.


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 2020-11-19  30m
 
 

359 – Play Autocrat Games; Win Autocrat Prizes


In 1040, England once again had a new King. But England was finding Harthacnut a tough pill to swallow.


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 2020-10-30  29m
 
 

The Witch of Fife


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 2020-10-24  10m
 
 

358 – King Harthacnut


Today’s story starts in 1039. It’s a big year,...

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 2020-10-16  29m
 
 

357 – Walter Map’s Courtly Trifles


The early 11th century was an unlikely time of...

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 2020-10-06  28m