Category: The Scotcast

The British History Podcast focuses exclusively on Scottish History in these episodes.

249 – Kenneth MacAlpin and the Birth of Scotland

We’ve reached the end of an era. It was late 899, and Alfred (who has been our central figure for dozens of episodes) was at last at rest. But with his death, there was a sudden opening at the top levels of West Saxon politics and Alfred’s son, Edward, was a top contender for that position. Support the Show https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/249.mp3Podcast:… Read more →

173 – The CeltCast Part 2

I’m continuing my quest to organize and bring all the stories back together and so today we’re going to move the timeline forward (to get us closer to the Vikings) and we will also be talking more about the kingdoms that were active in the region that would later become scotland. There were several of these kingdoms and they’re rearely… Read more →

172 – CeltCast Part 1

Today we’re beginning the process of creating a singular British history podcast. The side casts made sense when the story was first beginning, but now (rather than helping you understand the story better) they’re confusing it) and so today we are merging the Scotcast and Welshcast into the Celtcast. I’m eager to get the story moving forward, and I’m guessing… Read more →

132 – Scotcast Part Nine: St. Columba and King Brude

This episode will cover the years 506 to 584 and will focus primarily upon: King Brude (also known as King Bridie), the King the the Northern Picts … also referred to as King of Fortriu and St. Columba, the man credited with converting the Northern Picts… and lesser known monster expert. Support the Show https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/132.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |… Read more →

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) Support the Show https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/040.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more →

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) Support the Show https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/039.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more →