Tudors Dynasty Podcast

Tudors Dynasty Podcast

Telling the stories of those who lived centuries before us, I’ll bring you the tales of 16th century England.... Show More

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February 15, 2021 68 min

On this episode I chat with author Adrienne Dillard on the subjects of her newest book, Jane Seymour and Margery Horsman. Then, on Ask the Expert, Steph asks author Anthony Ruggiero YOUR questions on Queen Mary I. Lastly, I tell you the ghastly tale of the desecration of Kateryn Parr's body.

Adrienne Dillard - Jane Seymour & Margery Horsman:  0:00 - 25:00

IF I MADE YOU CHOOSE: 25:00 - 33:13

Anthony Ruggiero: 33:14 - 52:4...

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February 1, 2021 91 min
On this episode Dr. Sarah Morris joins me and we discuss the state of mind of Anne Boleyn at the end of her life, and then historian Nathen Amin returns and answers the questions you submitted on the subject of King Henry VII. Lastly, we discuss the amazingly complicated love life of William Parr.   Dr. Sarah Morris/Anne Boleyn: 0:00 - 44:48 IF I MADE YOU CHOOSE: 44:50 - 48:31 Nathen Amin: 48:31 - 1:16 A Brief History: 1:1...
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On this episode I chat with Dr. Wendy J Dunn on the subject of her new book, Maria de Salinas. Then Shakespeare historian Cassidy Cash is back as the expert to answer the Shakespeare questions YOU submitted, and lastly Steph does a beautiful job giving us a brief history on Lady Catherine Grey. You don’t want to miss a moment of this show.   Wendy J Dunn: 0:00 - 36:00 IF I MADE YOU CHOOSE: 36:00 - 40:12 Cassidy Cash: 40:12 - 1:05:2...
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Who Killed the Princes in the Tower? The age-old question, isn’t it? It’s a mystery that has been left unsolved for centuries.

On today’s show I welcome back author and historian Matthew Lewis to chat on the subject. And to make it even more fun, I asked you what your theories are, and what stories they had heard.

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Credits:

Written by: Rebecca Larson

Voiced by: Rebecca Larson and Matthew Lewis

Produced by: Rebecca Larson

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Welcome to episode 104!

We have another fantastic episode for you today...the unintended theme for this episode is SCANDALS!

First I chat with speaker, writer and podcast host Carol Ann Lloyd about Elizabeth’s women and how many of them married in secret.

Then historian Gareth Russell returns for Ask the Expert with Stephanie where she asks him (the questions you submitted) about Queen Katheryn Howard- fifth wife of Henry VIII.

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When we began planning episode 103, I don't think we imagined that it would be a themed episode. This episode we were fortunate enough to have both Elizabeth Norton and Leanda de Lisle on to talk about women, or women near the throne. Elizabeth chats with me about queen consorts (oh the fun!), and Leanda is asked YOUR submitted questions on the Grey sisters. Then I teach you a bit about Elizabeth Seymour (sister to Queen Jane) ...
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The Wars of the Roses, or the Cousins Wars, were one of the most deadly and tumultuous times in English history, resulting in the death of many nobles. Today, Rachael Dickzen and I talk about some of the key players of the time: Henry VI, Edward IV, the Kingmaker, and Richard, Duke of York. We also discuss the women of the Wars of the Roses, including Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Margaret of Anjou. We take a look at t...
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Welcome to episode 101! This episode we have Dr Kirsten Claiden-Yardley here to chat about the Howard family, but in particular the 2nd Duke of Norfolk. Then, team member Steph asks me about the Seymour family in this installment of Ask the Expert. That's where I answer your social media supplied questions about my favorite family. Lastly, Steph steps in and also handles A Brief History this episode - you won't even notice ...
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October 19, 2020 50 min
I wanted to do something HUGE for episode 100 - so I decided to invite back some of my previous guests, as well as some new ones to have a little fun with me.   Tracy Borman, Matthew Lewis, Leanda de Lisle, Gareth Russell, Nathen Amin, Julie Montagu, Margaret George, Estelle Paranque, and more!   Each person was asked the same three questions, and only one was given in advance. Unfortunately, due to the number of interviews, I was...
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Welcome to episode 99! 

In this episode, I chat with Tracy Borman about her new book and about the reign of James I of England. Adrienne Dillard then answers all YOUR questions on Jane Boleyn. Lastly, I tell you all about an amazing woman called Lady Anne Clifford.

*My Patreon patrons receive exclusive access to Tracy's full answers during "If I Made You Choose".    See Show Notes for all the Details   Credits:  ...
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Welcome to the second episode of the new season and new format - this is actually episode #98.   In this episode I interview Dr. Nikki Clark about Mary Howard, Duchess of Richmond, and then for the 'Ask the Expert' segment, Dr Nicola Tallis returns to answer your listener -submitted questions about Margaret Beaufort, and then I give you 'A Brief History' on Jane the Fool.    --   *See separate post for the bon...
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Welcome to the new season!!   I wanted to start of the new season with a bang, and so I was able to line up best-selling author and historian Alison Weir. Alison stops by to chat about Katheryn Howard, the Tudors....and of course we talk about Thomas Seymour.   The second segment of the show is called 'Ask the Expert'. This segment is for my listeners to be able to submit their questions to a historian on a specific sub...

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August 3, 2020 54 min

 

Welcome to the new format test for the podcast. The new season is about to begin and I wanted to test out my new ideas.

 

In this episode, I talk with Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke about the amazing Mapperton Estates...I also talk to historian Heather R Darsie in our 'Ask the Expert' segment (she answers listener questions about Anne of Cleves), and lastly I tell you the story of one well-known Tudor murder...

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Since I am technically in my off-season, I put together this shorter episode to keep you learning about the Tudors over the summer months. A special shout out to Matthew Lewis for doing the male parts for me - it was great fun to put this one together! -- Written by: Rebecca Larson Voiced by: Rebecca Larson & Matthew Lewis Produced by: Rebecca Larson Imaging by: Troy Larson Music Credits:Music from https://filmmusi...
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May 26, 2020 64 min
On this final episode of the 2019/2020 season, I welcomed back Tara Ball to discuss the execution and burial of Anne Boleyn. Tara is a Warden of the White Tower, and has a fascination with Anne Boleyn. Her occupation and passion are able to collide every day she goes to work.   *Note: My regular season runs September-May. In the months of June, July and August I am preparing for the next season, BUT I may throw in some supplement...
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Welcome to the show - I’m Rebecca Larson, host of the Tudors Dynasty Podcast, and today’s episode is a bit different from previous episodes as this time I am the guest. I was recently asked by Rosie, the host of the History, eh? Podcast to come on and talk about Thomas Seymour - how could I refuse an invitation like that!? So...for those of you who have been following my journey with Thomas Seymour, I hope you enjoy this episode.  ...
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On this episode Suzannah and I chat about Tudor women, a bit about Tudor queens, a little about Anne Askew, we chat about witchcraft, and then we wrap it up with Henry VIII. You don’t want to miss a minute of it.

 -- Written by: Rebecca Larson Voiced by: Rebecca Larson & Professor Suzannah Lipscom Produced by: Rebecca Larson Imaging by: Troy Larson Music Credits:Music from https://filmmusic.io"Folk Round" by...
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*Warning: This episode contains some explicit language, nothing serious, but don't listen with little ears around.   Dr Estelle Paranque is Lecturer in Early Modern History at New College of the Humanities at Northeastern, and an Honorary Research Fellow within the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick. She is the author of Elizabeth I of England Through Valois Eyes: Power, Representation, and D...
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Henry VIII lived for 55 years and had many health issues, especially toward the end of his reign; But that doesn’t mean he was a healthy man prior to that. 

Henry’s own interest in remedies and prescriptions were quite magnificent as well.

The health of the King was quite often public knowledge, and as you’ll discover in this episode, even his bowel movements were written about. 

Royals, like today, were celebrities - to be asso...

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Excerpt from Amazon.com: "Whether Queen or commoner, the lives of women throughout history is a fascinating study. Elizabeth Woodville, 'The White Queen', managed to make the transition from commoner to Queen and became the epitome of medieval heroines – the commoner who married a King. When she became the wife of Edward IV her actions changed the life of her entire family. Vilified both by their contemporaries an...
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