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Age of Victoria Podcast

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Episodes

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


Episode 001 Britain & Europe in 1815

5/7/2017
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This is the first full episode. It covers the situation in Europe in 1815, and gives a feel for life in Britain on the eve of the great events of the last campaign of the Napoleonic Wars. The post Episode 001 Britain & Europe in 1815 appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration: 00:30:24


Episode 000 Introduction

5/7/2017
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A quick explanation about the Age of Victoria Podcast, release schedule, contact details, why I’m podcasting and what is going to be covered. The post Episode 000 Introduction appeared first on Age of Victoria Podcast.

Duration: 00:10:38