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. iTunes is restricting our list to 300 episodes for some reason. To access all episodes, click subscribe. Support the Show

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Bonus Episode: Shrove Tuesday

Today is Shrove Tuesday. And if you’re not in Britain, you might be wondering what Shrove Tuesday is, and even if you are British, you might be wondering why you’re celebrating it.


 2020-02-25  10m

342 – King Cnut of Denmark and England

If you have heard of King Cnut, what you probably...

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 2020-02-14  29m

341 – King Cnut of England

Cnut made a lot of smart moves in a very short...

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 2020-02-05  28m

340 – A Bit of a Cnut

When we left off, Cnut had managed to get Eadric...

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 2020-01-23  32m

339 – Cnut the Conqueror

It’s been a strange few years. The fall of the...

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 2020-01-17  24m

338 – The Fall of King Edmund Ironsides

Edmund hadn’t lost, and for now that was enough.


 2019-12-27  37m

337 – The Rise of King Edmund Ironside

Can you feel it? It feels like there is a lull before the storm. AEthelred Unread is now gone, and Normandy is now officially on the board. 1066 is on the doorstep.


 2019-12-22  31m

336 – The End Is The Beginning Is The End

Christmas is old. Older than Christianity, in fact. As a consequence, there’s a lot to it. Symbols and traditions that come from all over the world, and from all across time. It’s a complex event that, predictably,


 2019-12-11  38m

335 – Acts of Spasmodic Violence

Morcar and Sigeferth were under a lot of stress.


 2019-11-26  23m

334 – No Cnut November

There are worse things than spending a holiday in Normandy. And one of those things is spending a holiday in Normandy because you just lost your entire Kingdom to the Danes.


 2019-11-14  32m