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History narrative, linguistic history trivia and history podcast reviews, all topped off with the current special feature, which is the War of the Spanish Succession. This stars, Louis XIV, the Duke of Marlborough, Prince Eugene, Anthony Heinsius and many thousands of supporting soldiers. Jim is a history enthusiast who loves telling stories and adores rummaging about amongst the delights and horrors of the past.

History narrative, linguistic history trivia and history podcast reviews, all topped off with the current special feature, which is the War of the Spanish Succession. This stars, Louis XIV, the Duke of Marlborough, Prince Eugene, Anthony Heinsius and many thousands of supporting soldiers. Jim is a history enthusiast who loves telling stories and adores rummaging about amongst the delights and horrors of the past.
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History narrative, linguistic history trivia and history podcast reviews, all topped off with the current special feature, which is the War of the Spanish Succession. This stars, Louis XIV, the Duke of Marlborough, Prince Eugene, Anthony Heinsius and many thousands of supporting soldiers. Jim is a history enthusiast who loves telling stories and adores rummaging about amongst the delights and horrors of the past.

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Episodes

Historyzine 019: The Battle of Oudenarde

4/28/2010
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Historyzine’s retelling of The War of the Spanish Succession now reaches the year 1708 and the Battle of Oudenarde. The Duke of Burgundy and the Marshall Vendome make initial gains in the Spanish Netherlands moving swiftly to take control of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:20

Historyzine 018: 1707

2/19/2010
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Historyzine now moves into the year 1707 in the saga of the War of the Spanish Succession. This year the allies are looking to attack Toulon and hopefully make more gains in the Spanish Netherlands. The Duke of Marlborough has … Continue reading →

Duration:00:48:00

Historyzine 017: The Aftermath of Ramillies

1/29/2010
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Historyzine 17 features 1706 and the Aftermath of Battle of Ramilies as well as the relief of Turin in our War of the Spanish Succession section. In the linguistic history trivia bit we’ll be looking at a couple of printing … Continue reading →

Duration:01:02:12

Historyzine 016 – Ramillies

11/4/2009
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This is Historyzine, Episode 16 featuring 1706 and the War of the Spanish Succession. In Spain, Lord Peterborough and the Archduke Charles are busily not speaking to each other when perhaps they should be putting Charles on the throne and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:38:02

Historyzine 015: Winter Diplomacy in 1705

9/8/2009
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Historyzine follows the Duke of Marlborough as he conducts an epic journey of almost 2000 miles by carriage and barge during the fierce winter months in order to soothe and cajole the various allies. The Duke visits the Elector Palatine, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:51

Historyzine 014: Forcing the lines of Brabant (1705)

2/27/2009
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Family History – connecting up with large scale history. I’ve recently spent a considerable amount of time delving into my family history and been quite delighted by the reflection of large scale events such as the industrial revolution, highland clearances … Continue reading →

Duration:00:38:17

Historyzine 013: History Podcast – The Aftermath of Blenheim

10/22/2008
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The history of Europe was altered forever by the Battle of Blenheim. In this episode I talk about the aftermath of the battle and look at the celebrations in England. The country is delirious with delight and Marlborough is granted … Continue reading →

Duration:00:42:23

Historyzine 012: The Battle of Blenheim

8/27/2008
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In Historyzine 12 our main feature is 1704 and the battle of Blenheim. John Churchill (Duke of Marlborough) is rampaging around Bavaria with the Dutch, Hesse, Austrian, Hanoverian and English troops. Gathering against him under the command of Marshall Tallard, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:15

Historyzine 011: The 2nd special from Oudenaarde

7/16/2008
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The 2nd special episode from the reenactment weekend of 12th, 13th of July 2008 in the town of Oudenaarde in Belgium. This was the 300th anniversary of the battle of Oudenaarde in which the forces of the Anglo Dutch Austro … Continue reading →

Duration:00:08:19

Historyzine 010: A special from Oudenaarde

7/13/2008
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A special episode featuring a report from the reenactment of the battle of Oudenaarde over the weekend of 12th and 13th of July, 2008. I’ve travelled over to Belgium and am staying in the town of Oudenaarde as they commemorate … Continue reading →

Duration:00:07:09

Historyzine 009: The March to Blenheim

7/10/2008
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This issue features a review of the Richard Holmes book on Marlborough and in the section on the War of the Spanish Succession we look at the march of the allied troops across Europe and take a peek at some … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:29

Historyzine 008: War of the Spanish Succession 1703

5/28/2008
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It’s 1703 and all is not going well for the allies. Churchill’s ‘Great Design’ goes awry; the Hungarians revolt against the Empire and the Elector of Bavaria joins up with the French forces to directly threaten Vienna. This map should … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:55

Historyzine 007: 1702, Admiral Rooke attacks Cadiz

2/27/2008
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In this episode we explore the phrase to gird your loins. We examine the case of Admiral Byng who was executed to encourage the others and we interview Tony Cox of the Binge Thinking History Podcast. There’s a shout out … Continue reading →

Duration:00:35:57

Historyzine 006: Siege Warfare

2/7/2008
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In episode 6 of Historyzine we look at early 18th century sieges, the changing nature of warfare and some of the reasons behind the reticence to commit troops to a fully fledged battle in this War of the Spanish Succession. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:31:28

Historyzine 005:1702, taking back the River Meuse

1/15/2008
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In episode 5 of Historyzine we have a review of the National Archives Podcast Series; Historical webby gems Harry Lamin’s war correspondence Here we go around Wakefield Prison’s Mulberry Bush. And Episode 5 of our series on The War of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:19:07

Historyzine 004: John Churchill given overall command of allied armies

12/23/2007
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This is episode four of Historyzine. In this episode we review Parnell’s History Podcast and History Podcast plus we look at the requirement to read the Banns before a wedding can be legalised. In the feature on the War of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:40:29

Historyzine 003: Prince Eugene in Northern Italy

11/27/2007
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This is episode three of Historyzine. In this episode we take a look at the podcast series, Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History. We pick apart the phrase, ‘sleep tight, mind the bed bugs don’t bite’ and of course we have the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:31:29

Historyzine 002: The many claimants to the Spanish throne

11/22/2007
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This is episode two of Historyzine. In this episode we review the delightful podcast TPN Napoleon, hosted by Cameron Reilly and J. David Markham and offer a shout out to ‘The Binge Thinking History podcast which, in episode 3 of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:30

Historyzine 001: Prelude to the War of the Spanish Succession

11/13/2007
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The first episode of Historyzine features a review of the podcast, History According to Bob and a look at the phrase, ‘burning the candle at both ends.’ My featured subject at the moment is the ‘War of the Spanish Succession.’ … Continue reading →

Duration:00:19:39