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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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56 – Telling the Full Story (a Bonus Episode)

So I’m doing a short midweek episode because something’s been irking me. I’ve heard repeatedly from a variety of people that history is a guy thing. And that’s f#*king stupid. I mean, you could say that just on sheer mathematics, 51% of history is a female thing. But that’s not the truth of it. The truth is that history is… 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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40 – Scotcast Part Six

Here we have the sixth and final episode of the Scotcast. This will bring us up to 410, where we are in the main podcast, and we will be able to continue forward into the dark ages! (History of Britain, History of Scotland, Celtic History, Roman History) http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/040.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play… Read more →

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39 – Scotcast Part Five

We’re getting ever closer to uniting the two shows! Today we’re going to cover several hundred years (and about six months of podcasts) in a single show. (History of Britain, History of Scotland, Celtic History, Roman History) http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/039.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS | More Read more →

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33 – Strength and Honor(ius)

This one was a beast, but we’re finally done with the Roman occupation of Britannia! But Rome isn’t going to let us go without a serious amount of chaos and general nuttiness. (History of Britain, History of England, History of Wales, History of Scotland, Celtic History, Roman History) http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/033.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google… Read more →