Renaissance English History Podcast-logo

Renaissance English History Podcast

History >

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.
More Information

Location:

Spain

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@teysko

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 126: Sugar in Tudor England

7/16/2019
More
This episode takes a look at sugar! That white powder that we put everywhere, and which most of us are trying to quit at any given time. Did our Tudor friends use sugar? If so, how? Show notes are at englandcast.com/sugar. And remember, if you like this show, please leave a rating on iTunes - it's the biggest way you can help the show grow! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:09

Supplemental: Leanda de Lisle at the 2019 Tudor Summit

7/7/2019
More
This is the audio of Leanda de Lisle's talk at the 2019 Tudor Summit talking about Charles I, The White King (so the audio isn't the best). His story is the natural fulfillment of the story of the Tudors, of the Reformation that Henry VIII set into motion a century before. It's interesting that the Tudors dynasty was bookended by civil war on either sides of it, and understanding why Charles met the fate he did is crucial to understanding the impact of the Tudor policies. For information...

Duration:00:42:21

Episode 125: Being Poor in Tudor England

6/27/2019
More
In Episode 125 we look at the experience of poverty in Tudor England, as well as the Tudor Poor Laws, leading up to the 1601 Elizabethan Poor Act. Something radical happened with the Dissolution of the Monasteries - care for the poor was suddenly shifted from being something that the church handled through the monasteries, to being something that fell on the government's shoulders. The debate about who should care for the poor has been with us since then. Show notes will be up in a couple...

Duration:00:22:25

Supplemental: Sarah Bryson at the Tudor Summit on Charles Brandon

6/14/2019
More
In this Supplemental Episode author Sarah Bryson gives a talk on Charles Brandon - what makes him tick, and why you should learn more about him. This was her talk at the March 2019 Tudor Summit. Learn more about Sarah at https://sarah-bryson.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:01:57

Episode 124: Perkin Warbeck

6/6/2019
More
Episode 124 is on Perkin Warbeck. Check out englandcast.com/perkin for show notes. Or go to www.TudorPlanner.com to support the Tudor Planner in the next day! And remember that if you like this show, the best thing you can do to help it is to leave a rating on iTunes. And thank you! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:51

Episode 123: Hans Holbein the Younger

5/24/2019
More
In Episode 123 I look at the life of Hans Holbein, and how he impacted art and portraiture at the Tudor court. Show notes with paintings and links will be up shortly at englandcast.com/Holbein. Remember to check out Tudorcon.info for Tudorcon tickets! And remember, if you like this show, the best way you can support it is to leave a rating or review on iTunes. It really makes a huge difference. And thank you! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:29

122: Christine Morgan on the Spanish Princess

5/19/2019
More
Episode 122 features Christine Morgan again - of the Untitled History Project (and a Tudorcon speaker) on The Spanish Princess - it's a new radio show over on the Tudor Radio Network where she breaks down the history behind the show. TudorRadioNetwork.com will have the updated schedule with her show in soon. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:36:32

Supplemental: Christine Morgan at the Tudor Summit on Mary Boleyn

5/10/2019
More
In this episode we chat about Mary Boleyn with Christine Morgan at the 2019 Tudor Summit. Join in the discussion on the app here: https://flickchat.page.link/C6dWeXUhx4UBWTv5U For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:46

Episode 121: Alison Weir on Anne of Cleves

5/1/2019
More
In this episode we hear from Alison Weir (back on the show for a record fourth time!), whose new book on Anne of Cleves (Anna of Kleve) is out this month. She has some really interesting theories about Anne! She's a joy to speak with, as always. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:39

Episode 120: A Virtual Tour of Tudor Cambridge

4/21/2019
More
In this episode, we'll do something a little bit different - go to Tudor Cambridge. Travel with me from King's Cross, and let's spend the day walking around the alleyways, going punting on the Cam, and headed to Evensong services! Happy Easter! Remember to check out Tudorcon.info to grab your Tudorcon tickets! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:58

Supplemental Spring Fund Drive Minicast: The shrine of our lady of walsingham

3/29/2019
More
This is the spring fund drive where I ask you for money, and give you minicasts in return - you can support the show at patreon.com/englandcast. And thank you! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:03

Fund Drive #2: The Lottery

3/28/2019
More
This is the Spring Fund Drive where each day I'm releasing a minicast and a reminder that you can support this show by going to Patreon.com/englandcast. Thank you so much for your support! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:12:37

Supplemental: Spring 2019 Fund Drive #1 - John Dee

3/25/2019
More
This week I'm doing a fund drive to ask you to support the show financially by becoming a patron on Patreon. Each day we'll have a minicast as well as information on how you can support the show. It's like the spring NPR fund drive, only more Tudor-y. So support the show at patreon.com/englandcast. And thank you! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:14:58

Episode 119: The rise of credit in Tudor England

2/28/2019
More
One of the major shifts in the economy from a medieval to an early modern world was the rise of credit. In this episode I look at the history of credit and usury laws in Europe, and how it all began to change during the 16th century. Show notes at englandcast.com Tudorcon: www.TudorCon.info to sign up The Tudor Summit: www.TudorSummit.com to sign up! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:19:52

Supplemental: Danièle Cybulskie talking about Christine de Pizan at the September 2

2/20/2019
More
This is the audio of Daniele's talk at the September Tudor Summit, talking about Christine de Pizan and medieval literature in general. The next Tudor Summit is March 2 and 3 - registration is free - check it out at TudorSummit.com! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:07

Episode 118: Will you be my Valentine?

2/13/2019
More
This week, grab a mug of mead, turn up the Tallis, and let's get in the mood to talk about... the history of Valentine's Day! And also, how our Tudor friends would have celebrated. Because if you're going to celebrate the day a saint was killed by Romans, why not add some Tudor history to your candy love hearts? Remember, if you like this show, the number one way you can help it grow is to leave a rating on iTunes. It just takes a second, it's free, and it makes a huge difference. Show...

Duration:00:17:04

Supplemental: Christine Hartweg at the Tudor Summit

2/6/2019
More
Christine Hartweg, author of several books on Robert Dudley and Amy Robsart, as well as the blog All Things Robert Dudley, spoke at the Tudor Summit in September 2018. Here's the audio of her talk. Remember, the March Tudor Summit is coming up on the 2 and 3 of March. Learn more at TudorSummit.com to sign up! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:50

Episode 117: The Tudors in Ireland

1/28/2019
More
When we think of the 16th century Age of Exploration and Conquest, we often forget that it wasn't just in the Americas where Exploration was happening. This is the century where Ireland was conquered, and in this episode we look at the history of the Tudors in Ireland. Remember, if you like this show, please leave a rating on iTunes. It's the number one thing you can do to support the show. Show notes for this episode, 117, are at Englandcast.com. And THANK YOU for your listenership and...

Duration:00:22:22

Episode 116: Clocks

1/14/2019
More
In this episode I look at clocks and keeping time in Medieval and Tudor England. And more info at Englandcast.com. If you love this show, please leave a rating or review on iTunes - it's the number one thing you can do to help the show! Tudorcon.info for Tudorcon information. Thanks so much for your listenership, and support! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:23

Episode 115: A Conversation with Tony Riches on Charles Brandon

12/14/2018
More
If you're like me, you may have had a rather questionable opinion of Charles Brandon. I'll admit it, he hasn't ranked high in my estimation. But historical fiction author Tony Riches - whose work I love - has just written a new book on Charles Brandon, and so we chatted about this Tudor Knight. And I have broadened my opinion of Charles Brandon. --- Check out Englandcast.com for the show notes, and links to all of Tony's books. Tudorfair.com is my online shop. And Tudorcon.info is all about...

Duration:00:44:16