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Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.

Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.
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Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.

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Supplemental: Claire Ridgway at the Tudor Summit

4/19/2018
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If you've followed Tudor history at all over the past decade, you've come across Claire Ridgway's blog, The Anne Boleyn Files. Here she talks about the Boleyn family at the Tudor Summit in March, 2018. Learn more at Englandcast.com.

Duration:00:56:12

Episode 101: Tudor Times on Anne of Brittany

4/11/2018
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Episode 101 of the Renaissance English History Podcast sees Melita Thomas of Tudor Times talking about Anne of Brittany. Remember to check out the resources at tudortimes.co.uk or Englandcast.com for more information on Anne. If you like this show, please leave a rating on iTunes. It's the best thing you can do to help us grow! Also, remember mother's day gifts at TudorFair.com. Thanks so much, and I'll be back in two weeks!

Duration:00:31:57

Supplemental: Matthew Lewis - The Survival of the Princes in the Tower

4/5/2018
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On March 3 and 4 Tudorholics from all around the world gathered online for the second Tudor Summit, where we gathered together some of the brightest historians, bloggers, and podcasters. Over the next few weeks I'll be releasing the audio of those talks here. Matthew Lewis was born and grew up in the West Midlands. Having obtained a law degree, he currently lives in the beautiful Shropshire countryside with his wife and children. History and writing have always been a passion of...

Duration:00:28:01

Supplemental: Eric, Robert, and the Springtime Duel

4/1/2018
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In this episode I look at a recently unearthed piece of evidence detailing a romantic love triangle that has never been studied before between Robert Dudley and Eric of Sweden, for Elizabeth's hand. More details and transcript at englandcast.com! Remember, if you like this show, the number one way you can support it is to leave a rating on iTunes. It makes a huge difference in helping new people find the show, and helping us grow, spreading more Tudor Goodness into the world. Thank you!

Duration:00:06:06

Episode 100: The Tudors - Just like Us

3/30/2018
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In this 100th Anniversary I look at some of the ways the Tudors were Just Like Us, and have stayed with us through the centuries. Music, government, flushing toilets - it's all covered! Show notes, links, and transcript, at Englandcast.com. Thank you so much for your support through one hundred episodes! Remember, if you like this show, the number one way you can show your support is to leave a rating on iTunes. It just takes a minute, and it really helps others find the show. Thanks in...

Duration:00:16:47

Episode 099: Elizabeth and the Sultan

3/14/2018
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In this episode we wrap up the mini series on the relationship between the Tudors and the Ottoman Turks. Here we look specifically at the trading relationships with the Ottomans, and how Turks were portrayed in pop culture. Show notes with the book recommendation are at Englandcast.com. Remember to check out the Treasures from Bess subscription box service I just started, too! And remember, if you like this show, the number one thing you can do to help it grow is to leave a rating on...

Duration:00:18:50

Supplemental: Introducing This Is War

3/13/2018
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Introducing a new podcast from Wondery: This is War. PLEASE NOTE that this episode is marked explicit for graphic language and depictions of real wartime experiences. A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home. Listen today on wondery.fm/ren

Duration:00:10:01

Episode 098: The Siege of Malta and the Battle of Lepanto

2/22/2018
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Episode 098 of the Renaissance English History Podcast looks at the Siege of Malta and the Battle of Lepanto - part of my ongoing examination of England's relationship with the Ottoman Empire. Remember to sign up for the free Tudor Summit at tudorsummit.com. And get show notes and more at Englandcast.com. Thanks!

Duration:00:14:33

Episode 097: Shakespeare and Love: An interview with Cassidy Cash of That Shakespeare Girl

2/14/2018
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In this episode, especially for Valentine's Day, we talk to Cassidy Cash of That Shakespeare Girl about what Shakespeare can tell us about love in Renaissance England. Grab show notes, and Cassidy's free guide, at englandcast.com. Remember, if you like this show, the number one thing you can do is leave a rating or review on iTunes. It's free, and it makes a huge difference in people being able to find us. Thank you, in advance!

Duration:00:40:49

Episode 096: England and the Knights of the Order of St. John and the Siege of Rhodes

1/22/2018
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How's that for a long title? In this episode I look at the Knights of the Order of St John, and the rising threat of the Ottoman Turks. It's the first in a two part series on the foreign policy with the Turks, and in the next episode I'll look at the years leading up to Lepanto. Show notes coming at Englandcast.com soon! In the meantime, feel free to check out TudorFair.com for all your Tudor shopping needs :) And if you were so moved to leave a rating of this show on iTunes, it would be...

Duration:00:21:44

Supplemental: KickAss Tudor Women Day Five: Levina Teerlinc

1/10/2018
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The Final day of the KickAss Tudor Women minicourse I did last year to celebrate Women's History Month. I hope you enjoyed this! I'll be back in a few more weeks to talk about Lepanto and foreign policy with the Turks. To support the show you can always leave a rating on iTunes, or, for financial support, you can become a Patron for as little as $1/episode at Patreon.com/englandcast or you can buy great Tudor-themed treats and gifts at TudorFair.com, which is my online shop. Thanks!

Duration:00:14:54

Supplemental: Kickass Tudor Women Day 4: Isabella Whitney

1/8/2018
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This is Day Four of the Kickass Tudor Women minicourse I did back in March as part of Women's History Month. I hope you're enjoying it! I'll be back with my regularly scheduled shows in a couple of weeks. Lepanto and the Ottoman Turks are coming up! You can get more info on the show at Englandcast.com, and remember that if you want to support the show, the best thing you can do is leave a rating on iTunes. You can also support financially through Patreon at Patreon.com/englandcast or you...

Duration:00:19:50

Supplemental: KickAss Tudor Women Online MiniCourse Day 3 - Elizabeth Barton, the Maid of Kent

1/7/2018
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On the third day of the KickAss Tudor Women minicourse I did last year we covered Elizabeth Barton, the Holy Maid of Kent. I hope you're enjoying this little series. I'll be back with foreign policy with the Ottoman Turks later on this month. That'll be exciting! In the meantime, you can learn more about the podcast at Englandcast.com To support the show, the best thing you can do is leave a rating on iTunes. You can support financially through Patreon at Patreon.com/englandcast or you...

Duration:00:30:24

Supplemental: Kick@ss Tudor Women #1 - Lady Margaret Beaufort

1/6/2018
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Since I'm taking a break from podcasting over the holidays (and it's still holidays here in Spain!) I'm releasing the audio of a minicourse I did last year to celebrate women's history month - I featured five Tudor women - some of whom are famous, and some not. Day One was Lady Margaret Beaufort. Hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:28:52

Episode 095: Tudor Times on Robert Dudley

12/21/2017
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The Tudor Times December Person of the Month is Robert Dudley, who is famous for having been Elizabeth's probable soulmate, but was also a skilled politician, and a religious reformer who patronized the arts and literature. Learn more about him in this episode. And check out Englandcast.com for show notes with more info. If you like this show, please consider leaving a rating on iTunes - it's the number one way you can help the show succeed. You can also become a patron for as little as...

Duration:00:31:53

Episode 094: Thomas Gresham, and the Royal Exchange: England's First Shopping Mall

12/10/2017
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In this episode I look at the life of Thomas Gresham, a master merchant and economist who served four Tudor monarchs, rescued the currency, smuggled, and also started England's first shopping mall. Learn more at Englandcast.com. If you like this show, please remember the the number one thing you can do to help it succeed is to leave a rating on iTunes. It just takes a second, and it makes a huge difference in helping others to find the show. Thanks in advance!

Duration:00:19:47

Episode 093: Tudor Times on Katherine Parr

11/25/2017
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In this episode Melita Thomas from Tudor Times talks about Katherine Parr, and adds more depth and color to a life that is often defined as being Henry's nursemaid. Remember if you like this show, the best way you can support it is by leaving a rating on iTunes. Check out englandcast.com for show notes, and more information. Thanks!

Duration:00:33:04

Supplemental: Travis Dow Goes to Wittenberg

11/22/2017
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In this episode, Travis Dow (of way too many podcasts to list, but especially The History of Germany) goes to Wittenberg to celebrate Martin Luther using a hammer and nail to post his grievances. He created this especially for The Renaissance English History Podcast, but in order to get the full picture, you need to check out the other podcasts he created audio for as well: History of the Papacy Wittenberg to Westphalia - Wars of the Reformation The Canon Ball The History of...

Duration:00:10:55

Supplemental: Gina Clark, Tudor Costumier, at the Tudor Summit

11/17/2017
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Gina Clark runs the Tudor Dreams Historic Costumier, and she makes gorgeous, historically authentic gowns for films, and interpretive groups. She spoke with me at the Tudor Summit about all things related to clothing and getting dressed in Tudor Times. I'm already planning the next Tudor Summit in March, 2018, so be sure to go to TudorSummit.com to get more information. In the meantime, if you like this podcast, please leave a rating on iTunes. It's the number one thing you can do to help...

Duration:00:28:30

Episode 092: Visiting Tudor Wales with Nathen Amin

11/16/2017
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Wales is just filled with Tudor history waiting to be discovered. Nathen Amin, founder of the Henry Tudor Society, wrote a book about visiting Tudor Wales. He's also putting together a tour with me in late April visiting some of the highlights of Tudor Wales. In this episode he talks about those places - why he chose them for the tour, and the stories behind them. I hope you enjoy, and if you'd like to learn more about the tour, feel free to go to englandcast.com/tours to get the full...

Duration:01:01:13

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