Tudors Dynasty

Tudors Dynasty

Love the Tudor dynasty, or royal history in general? We interview your favorite historians and authors as well as tell you the stories of the era and beyond. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/rebecca-larson/support

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February 29, 2024 61 mins

Today I am joined on this revisit episode by Lacey Bonar Hull to discuss Anne Boleyn and the ever-famous, Château Vert pageant.

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She came to England with a Swedish princess, only to remain there are a close confidante of Queen Elizabeth I. Her life in England proved both dangerous and fruitful.


**Special thanks to The National Archives for the use of the audio for the letter.**


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Welcome back to another episode of This Week in Royal History - where each week we look at events across royal history that are intriguing or noteworthy. We do this in hopes that you will discover a story that will captivate you as they do us.


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February 22, 2024 8 mins

As the daughter of a king, her life was never her own, but after the death of her second husband in 1499 she married for love - only to lose the lavish life she had always known. Today we explore the life of Cecily Plantagenet, York princess and daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. -- Credits: Hosted by: Rebecca Larson -- #medieval #medievalhistory #tudors #tudorhistory #princess #kings #queens #england #englishhistory ...

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In this episode of the podcast, Rebecca sits down with historian Matt Lewis to dive into the intriguing and sometimes misunderstood world of one medieval power couple who defied expectations and shaped history...King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. 

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February 18, 2024 17 mins
It's time to revive one of our most popular series - This Week in Royal History (TWRH). TWRH was created for those who are interested in learning more about other eras in Royal history. Commercial FREE for patrons! Love the Tudors? Read the stories of the Tudors on Tudors Dynasty! -- Credits: Hosted by: Rebecca Larson Opening Music: Light And Breezy (Loopable} by chilledmusic License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standa...
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February 15, 2024 11 mins

In this episode of A Brief History we look at the daughter of Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, whom he said was "too wise for a woman".

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February 13, 2024 25 mins

A rare discovery of a formerly lost Tudor tapestry is our topic for today. I've invited Dr. Emma Cahill Marron to chat with Senior Curator Amina Wright of The Auckland Project to discuss this find and how to bring it back home to England where it belongs. -- Credits: Guest Host: Dr. Emma Cahill Marron Guest: Amina Wright **Since this episode was recorded, a wave of generosity has taken the campaign over its initial £1m target...

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February 11, 2024 13 mins

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In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Sarah Morris to discuss the state of mind of Anne Boleyn leading up to her execution. This is a topic we don't often hear about! -- Credits: Host: Rebecca Larson Guest: Dr. Sarah Morris

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Empress Matilda, with all her rightful claim, seemed destined to become the first queen of England. However, her cousin Stephen, backed by the influential lords and barons, seized the opportunity from her grasp. King Stephen's wife, Matilda, added another layer to this historical drama with her significant presence. Eventually, the two formidable women found themselves in a fierce face-off, locked in a battle for the throne.

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February 1, 2024 25 mins

In this episode, I welcome Susan Higginbotham to discuss the reputation of Anne Stanhope – wife of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Lord Protector. Anne’s behavior has always left a bad taste in my mouth, and that is why I’ve asked Susan here today to dispel any myths and to help us learn who the real Anne Stanhope was. -- Love the show, want a commercial-free experience, or want to show your support? Become a patron on Patreon...

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January 30, 2024 33 mins

Today I am joined by Conor Byrne to discuss a woman whose life just breaks my heart every time I hear her story...Lady Catherine Grey. Purchase book: https://a.co/d/2hAntz0 Host: Rebecca Larson Guest: Conor Byrne

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January 25, 2024 6 mins

In this episode of A Brief History, we look at one woman who knew how to shake things up at Tudor court...Margaret Douglas.

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Voice Over: David Black

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January 23, 2024 45 mins

I'm joined today by Dr. Emma Cahill Marron to explore the life of Juana of Castile, the elder sister of Katherine of Aragon, commonly known as "Juana the Mad." The historical portrayal of Juana as "the Mad" has been unjust, and in this episode, we aim to uncover the true story behind her life.  

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January 18, 2024 5 mins

This episode provides a brief overview of the life of a monarch is one of my personal favorites. We look at his battle for the throne, his marriage to Elizabeth Woodville and more! -- Credits: Hosted by: Rebecca Larson Edited by: Rebecca Larson Voice over by: David Black

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In this episode, I am joined by art historians Mell Taylor and Dr. Emma Cahill to discuss symbolism in portraiture. We cover a vast range of topics and portraits, including the one that used to be called Katherine of Aragon, which is now proposed to be Mary Tudor (sister of Henry VIII) - find out why it cannot be Mary! We also talk about exotic animals in portraiture like unicorns, monkeys, dragons, guinea pigs and so much more!

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January 11, 2024 6 mins

This episode provides a brief overview of the life of the first Tudor monarch, Henry VII. It delves into his origins, explores his marriage alliance, examines his offspring, and briefly examines the enduring legacy he left behind.

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Today I am joined by art historians Mell Taylor and Dr. Emma Cahill Marron to explore the earliest appearance of the portrayal of parrots in medieval and early modern works; why these birds were thought to be so special, where they came from and who was it that supplied the growing demand in Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries. We'll also discuss Katherine of Aragon and Mary I's use of parrots in real life. Enjoy! Links ...

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January 4, 2024 11 mins

This is one woman from Tudor history who deserves her story to be told. This episode is to give you a taste of the incomparable Bess of Hardwick. The woman who went toe to toe with Queen Elizabeth I and ended up becoming one of the wealthiest women of her time.

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Written by: Steph Stohrer

Hosted by: Rebecca Larson

Edited by: Rebecca Larson

Voice Over: David Black  

Music: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog

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