British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics

British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics

Weekly podcast, British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics, available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. Meet famous and infamous characters, walk with playwrights and peasants, and wander through castles and cathedrals. New episodes every Wednesday. Have a question about British history, something you’ve always wanted to know? Just ask! Let’s explore history together.

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June 12, 2024 53 mins

She's much more than the wife who "survived." Historian and author Laura Adkins takes us into the life of Kateryn Parr and shares the full background of this extraordinary woman, wife, stepmother, and queen.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword
Courting the Virgin Queen, comin...

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What were the greatest dangers in Tudor England? Bears escaping from the Bear Garden? A runaway cart? Poison? Or running afoul of the king? In this guide book to time travel, historian and author tells us how to keep our wits & our head in Tudor England.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword<...

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What were the greatest dangers in Tudor England? Bears escaping from the Bear Garden? A runaway cart? Poison? Or running afoul of the king? In this guide book to time travel, historian and author tells us how to keep our wits and our head in Tudor England!

Show Notes:

Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

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Thomas More's daughter Margaret tends to be in many of the rooms or on the sidelines when great things were happening in the court of Henry VIII. Aimee Fleming brings her into the center of the action, revealing her level of learning and how much impact she had on our understanding of the history of the Tudor court.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/caro...

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No one was closer to the Tudors Queens than their ladies-in-waiting. From helping them get ready for the day to sleeping in their rooms at night, these women had a front row seat to what happened at court. Nicola Clark takes us into their world.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword
Courting ...

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When thinking of the Tudors, we often jump to the exploits of Henry VIII. But two essential Tudor men preceded the big guy: his father and his brother. Dr. Sean Cunningham of the National Archives UK shares his interest and experience with these often often looked Tudor figures.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, publis...

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Before she was Gloriana, celebrating her victory over the Spanish Armada; before she was the Virgin Queen, revered in England and across Europe; before she was the longest reigning Tudor monarch, she was just young Elizabeth. Dr Nicola Tallis shares the journey of the young princess and how her early trials and turmoil prepared her to take the throne as the final, and some say greatest, Tudor.

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Carol An...

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During the period of history known as the Anarchy, two women named Matilda stood in opposition: Empress Matilda and Queen Matilda (wife of Stephan of Blois). Sharon Bennett Connolly tells their stories.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Sharon Bennett Connolly
historytheinteresti...

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Sarah Gristwood offers us a captivating collection of extracts from women’s diaries, looking back over 400 years to listen to women’s experience with  love and family and work and leisure has changed down the years. And how it hasn’t.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Sarah Gristwood...

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For the Tudors, image was everything! The monarchs used their clothing and jewels to project an image of magnificence, which reinforced their place on the throne. Judith Arnopp tells us how.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Judith Arnopp
juditharnopp.com
How to Dress Like a ...

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Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers: brother of Elizabeth Woodville, brother-in-law of King Edward IV, uncle of King Edward V. When Edward IV died, Anthony was tasked with bringing the new King to England for his coronation. The trip didn't go as planned.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

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Eating with the Tudors is more than a guide to Tudor eating, it is a description of the changing world of monarchs and their people in the sixteenth century. Tudor food expert Brigitte Webster joins us to share her extraordinary research about how Tudors ate and lived.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen...

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We love to learn about the Tudors, but how did Tudors learn? And what was life like for Tudor women? Author and historian Amy McElroy joins us to explore the lives of learners and women during Tudor times.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Amy McElroy
amymcelroy.blog
Twitter:...

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After-Christmas blues? Not in Tudor England. The celebrations were just beginning on December 25! Gifts were exchanged on New Year's Day in an extravagant ceremony, bringing joy, politics, and historic scandals.

Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Creative Director: Lindsey Lindstrom
Music: Histor...

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Celebrating Christmas was a big event in Tudor times, just as it is today. Dr.James Taffe joins us to explore the fascinating ways Tudors experienced everything from joy to gluttony to melancholy during the 12 Days of Christmas and beyond.

Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

James Taffe
@tudortaffe

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Recent discoveries sponsored by the Richard III Society have opened new discussions about the Princes in the Tower. Nathen Amin weighs in about the likelihood the boys survived.

Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Nathen Amin
nathenamin.com
@nathenamin
Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders: Simnel...

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The Tudors are one of the most well-known of the English royal dynasties for several reasons: the larger than life characters, the multiple marriages and Virgin Queen, and the extraordinary portraits. When Hans Holbein the Younger became Henry VIII's painter, he helped create an image of the king that has shaped our understanding of the Tudors. Franny Moyle joins us to share her research into how Holbein helped create the lega...

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With a country that's mostly a monarchy, it's tempting to skip over the gap between Charles I and Charles II. But those years of reimagining government changed things forever. Historian Miranda Malins joins us to explain the "gap years" that included wars, experiments, and Oliver Cromwell.

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Miranda Malins
Mirandamalins.com
Facebook: mirandamalinsbooks
Pinterest: mirandamal...

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Double, double, toil and trouble is not so far removed from what becomes a modern chant, remember, remember the 5th of November. As always, history shows us what’s possible. And in 1605 and 1606, Shakespeare gives voice to the terrors of the time in plays that continue to enthrall us today: King Lear and Macbeth.

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Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloy...

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Join me for a tour of British history through the kings, queens, and castles in Cumbria! We'll see history play out in one of the most beautiful areas of England.

Carol Ann Lloyd
www.carolannlloyd.com
@shakeuphistory
patreon.com/carolannlloyd
The Tudors by Numbers, published by Pen and Sword

Creative Director: Lindsey Lindstrom
Music: History by Andy_Grey via Audio Jungle, Music Broadcast ...

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