Pre-Roman Britannia

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88 – WelshCast Part One: From the Stone Ages to the Withdrawal of Rome

Ever since I did the Scotcast I’ve been receiving messages on facebook, on twitter, on the forums, and I’ve even been getting personal emails asking for more about Wales. And my response has always been the same, I’ll do it but not yet. http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/088.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS | More Read more →

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59 – The Halloween Special

As you might imagine since I’m doing an episode on it, Halloween has a lot of British influence upon it. In fact, the name itself comes from Scotland, where All Saint’s Eve (also known as All Hallow’s Eve) was shortened in the 16th century to Halloween. And the name stuck. But as you have probably gathered, originally the day was… Read more →

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50 – The Denbighshire Hill Forts

Today we have something pretty exciting. Listener Simon put me in contact with Erin Robinson and Fiona Gale, who are currently working on archaeological sites in Denbighshire north Wales, and they were kind enough to agree to speak to me via Skype. So today we are taking a break from our middle ages cultural discussion, and instead we have an… Read more →

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42 – Wait, Where Are We? A summary of the history of Britain so far.

Today we are going to be recapping the story thus far. (History of Britain, History of Scotland, Celtic History, Welsh History, English History) http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/042.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS | More Read more →

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35 – Scotcast Part One

We’re catching up with what was going on beyond the Wall during all of this drama. And to start with, lets talk about how Scotland got its shape and talk a little about the early inhabitants who lived there. (History of Britain, History of Scotland, Celtic History) http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/035.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play… Read more →