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1ST BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

5/4/2018
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The podcast is one year old today. Celebrate with listener questions (who should be on the Victorian Mount Rushmore?), poetry, trivia and many thank you’s to all my listeners and podcast buddies. The post 1ST BIRTHDAY SPECIAL appeared first on THE AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:19:40

EP010 EXIT NAPOLEON

5/1/2018
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Here end the Napoleonic Wars. The revolution is over. France is beaten and it seems Britain is set to take over power in Europe, and perhaps the world. Learn how France fell, how the political Read more… The post EP010 EXIT NAPOLEON appeared first on THE AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:51:37

EASTER SPECIAL 2018 MATCH STICK GIRLS

4/1/2018
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Easters here! To celebrate the end of winter, learn about the struggles of the worst Victorian job and the people who did it. The Victorian matchstick girls. Exploited, downtrodden, at risk of the terrifying condition Read more… The post EASTER SPECIAL 2018 MATCH STICK GIRLS appeared first on THE AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:33:01

EP009 GOD, SAVE ME FROM THE SURGEON’S KNIFE

3/1/2018
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After the bloody day of Waterloo, many soldiers found themselves in need of a doctor. Learn how the wounded were recovered, treated and operated on in the aftermath of one of the great battles of Read more… The post EP009 GOD, SAVE ME FROM THE SURGEON’S KNIFE appeared first on THE AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST.

Duration:00:43:03

Episode 008 Waterloo Pt 8: The climax

2/1/2018
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The climax of the Battle of Waterloo. The fate of Napoleon, France and Europe hangs in the balance. The French seem poised for victory. Can a thin line of brave Scotsmen and the dashing British cavalry save the Allies from … Continue reading → The post Episode 008 Waterloo Pt 8: The climax appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:47:15

AOV NEW YEAR SPECIAL 2017

12/31/2017
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Happy New Year. A very short special: learn about how the Victorians did New Year, some old superstitions and why Auld Lang Syne was actually a happy song. Don’t forget to leave an iTunes review or drop me and … Continue reading → The post AOV NEW YEAR SPECIAL 2017 appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:08:08

AOV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2017: “A Christmas Carol analysed”

12/24/2017
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Christmas Special 2017! Scrooge, Ghosts, Food, Tiny Tim. A real deep dive into the book that made Christmas……don’t miss it. Enjoy with a mince pie and something festive. Covers Why Dickens wrote it. Finances. Structure. The text as a historical … Continue reading → The post AOV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2017: “A Christmas Carol analysed” appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:51:21

Minisode 007 Were the Victorians influenced by the Napoleonic Wars?

12/1/2017
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This minisode deals with the listener question “How does the Napoleonic Era relate to the Victoria Era?” The idea of a “Napoleonic Era” and a “Victoria Era” Key concept of continuity and why labels can be misleading. A very brief … Continue reading → The post Minisode 007 Were the Victorians influenced by the Napoleonic Wars? appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:23:24

Episode 007 Waterloo Pt 2: Into the cannon’s mouth

11/12/2017
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This episode covers the early stages of the battle, including the desperate struggle for Hougoumont which has been immortalised in art, film and British Army legend. It goes on to cover the huge opening roar of the cannons of the … Continue reading → The post Episode 007 Waterloo Pt 2: Into the cannon’s mouth appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:47:21

Episode 006 Waterloo Pt1: Destiny dawns

10/1/2017
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The dawn of the day of Waterloo brings only fear, discomfort and suffering. This is the first in the Waterloo episodes series. It covers The feelings of the men and a most important breakfast. Why Napoleon felt he was onto … Continue reading → The post Episode 006 Waterloo Pt1: Destiny dawns appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:49:39

Minisode 006 Upcoming episodes and poetry

9/9/2017
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Shades of McGonagall!! Actually a quick update on plans for October/November plus some poetry. Good to be back. The post Minisode 006 Upcoming episodes and poetry appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:06:52

Episode 005 Quatre Bras – the chance to change history

8/1/2017
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Europe was at war. The fate of nations and armies hung in the balance. As people made hard choices, Napoleon began his attack. He planned to beat the Prussians, but that meant Marshal Ney had to face the British and … Continue reading → The post Episode 005 Quatre Bras – the chance to change history appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:43:49

Minisode 005 Big Ben

7/17/2017
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The story of the most distinctive clock and bell in the world. Learn how a tragic fire, and a brilliant Victorian rotter, gave us the iconic Big Ben. This minisode details the great fire at Westminster, the rebuilding, commission of … Continue reading → The post Minisode 005 Big Ben appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:24:43

Minisode 004 Say what about California?

7/7/2017
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A quick minisode announcing our new twitter address, musing on topics, and why I’m not covering Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for a “This day in history slot” my discovery of the war in California on this day in history (07/07/1846), … Continue reading → The post Minisode 004 Say what about California? appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:10:24

Episode 004 Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte marches to war!

7/1/2017
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In the trouble world of 1815, there can be no peace in Europe. Napoleon must go to war. Join me in discovering how the storm clouds of war that had gathered over Europe finally broke. This episode covers An introduction … Continue reading → The post Episode 004 Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte marches to war! appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:46:41

Minisode 003 Victorian Ice Cream

6/23/2017
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A heatwave is gripping Britain in June 2017. That can mean only one thing – ICE CREAM TIME! But how did the Victorians make it? Was it really brought to Britain by an European immigrant, or did the Americans invent … Continue reading → The post Minisode 003 Victorian Ice Cream appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:13:37

Minisode 002 The adventures of Max Havelaar

6/16/2017
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Join me for another mini window into the curiosities of the Victorian age as we see how drinking coffee can help you find an unlikely hero. Adventurer, rogue, gambler, dualist, womaniser and civil servant; no not me……Max Havelaar. The post Minisode 002 The adventures of Max Havelaar appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:11:56

Minisode 001 Musings on service & Dickens

6/9/2017
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This is the first mini-episode “Minisodes” These will be mini releases to give listeners extra content between the main episodes. They will cover various topics that interested me, caught my eye, or don’t fall in the neat chronology of the … Continue reading → The post Minisode 001 Musings on service & Dickens appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:16:55

Episode 003 The British Armed Forces in 1815

6/1/2017
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This episode covers the British army in 1815, its tactics, weapons and organisation. It also explains how it differs from the other European period. I start with a general explanation of the cost of living and the Royal Navy. I … Continue reading → The post Episode 003 The British Armed Forces in 1815 appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:38:22

Episode 002 Napoleon and the French Army in 1815

5/7/2017
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In this episode I indulge my passion for Napoleonic history, and explore my fascination with Napoleon. I cover the great gamble of his return from exile, his struggles, the options available to him, and that magnificent instrument of war…..the French … Continue reading → The post Episode 002 Napoleon and the French Army in 1815 appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration:00:30:35

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