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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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 wa...
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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 bo...
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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 su...

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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 murderer ...

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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://filmmus...
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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 supplemen...
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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, an...
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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 associa...

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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 a...
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I’m Rebecca Larson, host of the Tudors Dynasty Podcast and owner of TudorsDynasty.com. Telling the stories of those who lived centuries before us is what I enjoy doing most.  Whether it be a show on one subject or an interview with an author/historian, I’ll bring you the tales of 16th century England.

Nicola Cornick is an international bestselling and award-winning historical novelist who has written more than 30 books. 

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On today’s show, Dr Linda Porter and I discuss Queen Mary I, Kateryn Parr, Mary, Queen of Scots, Charles I and his children as well as the many mistresses and illegitimate children of Charles II. If you think the Tudors are fascinating then you’ll love to learn about the Stuarts as well! I’m Rebecca Larson, host of the Tudors Dynasty Podcast and owner of TudorsDynasty.com. Telling the stories of those who lived centuries before ...
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February 2, 2020 53 min

On this episode I speak with Australian author and historian, Dr. Wendy J. Dunn. Wendy is the author of three absolutely amazing Tudor novels. We talk about the central characters in each: Anne Boleyn, Thomas Wyatt, Catherine Carey and Katherine of Aragon.

Wendy also discusses what the writing process was like for her, as well as how she handled rejection. 

We discuss Katherine of Aragon's early years before arriving in England...

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January 26, 2020 15 min

**Attention: This episode may not be appropriate for young listeners.**

February is right around the corner, and so marks the 4th anniversary of the podcast. What better time for me to say thank you, than to play some of my favorite interviews and funniest moments. 

This week's supplemental episode is a 'Best Of' episode from the previous six months, or so. I had a lot of fun interviewing all the amazing guests this sea...

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January 17, 2020 52 min
My guest today is author and historian Dr Joanne Paul. She is an award-winning historian and Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Sussex, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Today, Joanne and I will discuss Sir Thomas More. I’m Rebecca Larson, host of the Tudors Dynasty Podcast and owner of TudorsDynasty.com. Telling the stories of t...
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On this supplemental episode of the podcast I invite Dr Sarah Morris, The Tudor Travel Guide to discuss Acton Court - ‘A beautifully conserved Tudor House built for the pleasure of Henry VIII’.

 

If you can, I recommend you look at the images from the Acton Court website: https://www.actoncourt.com/ while listening. Then go check out Sarah’s website and follow her on social media. She has some wonderful videos on YouTube as well!

 

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For years you have been asking me to do a podcast about Thomas Cromwell. Even though I had read quite a bit about his life, I had never felt like I could do his story the justice it deserved. Today is the day.   My guest today is author Caroline Angus. Caroline is one of the leading authorities on Thomas Cromwell. Her research on him has been so extensive that she has published a trilogy called The Queenmaker Series. Today, Caro...
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What screams the holidays like beautiful choral music!? Thankfully Dr Timothy J Campbell the director of Transept has allow me to use his music for this episode.

Transept is a vocal ensemble of elite professional consort singers and select local musicians based in Sioux Falls, SD.

Their founder and artistic director is Dr. Timothy J. Campbell, also an Assistant Prof. of Music at the University of South Dakota.

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