The British History Podcast

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

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308 – A Thirst for Reform

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 2019-03-15  32m

307 – Cleaning House

The King is dead.  Long live the King. Eadwig, the 18 year old King known for his beauty, had died.  Somehow.  


 2019-03-08  26m

306 – King Eadwig

The King is dead, long live the King. So … last episode was a bit of a shocker wasn’t it?


 2019-03-02  31m

305 – A Very Special BHP Valentine’s Day Episode

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 2019-02-14  16m

304 – A Kingdom Divided

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 2019-02-12  34m

303 – Eric Bloodaxe

We can probably assume that Harald Fairhair, the King of Norway, had fantastic hair. It was either big, or really long, or super glossy, and it was almost definitely blonde. But it wasn’t the only trait he was known for.


 2019-02-01  24m

302 – King Eadred

Ok, where were we? With all this focus on culture, it’s been a little bit since we last talked about the political situation in Britain.  So lets remind ourselves of where things were politically.  


 2019-01-25  21m

Chapter 8 – Twilight of the Anglo Saxons

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 2019-01-17  3m

301 – Common Folk

Today, we’re going to wrap up this cultural series with a focus on my favorite group of people.  The people who rarely, if ever, get talked about. The commoners.


 2019-01-11  26m