Join Emma and Janina as they delve into the historic and linguistic mysteries of names. Why did medieval kings have nicknames? Where do surnames come from? Featuring: A million Gaius Juliuses John le Fucker If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned Barbon
Join Emma and Janina as they dive into the depressing history of childhood, and explore how even children in the not-too-distant past suffered in ways that today's children can only dream of. Featuring: Spinning Jennies! 👩🏭🏭 Infant Mortality! 👶👻 Corporal Punishment! 👴💥 and much more!
This week, Emma and Janina are joined by guest James Harland to discuss what exactly happened after the Romans abandoned Britain. Was it an apocalyptic event, or was it all a bit more complicated than that?