The Dark Ages

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43 – Le Mort d’Arthur (Bonus Episode)

Today we’re going to have a reading of Le Mort d’Arthur by Thomas Mallory, Book 1 Chapters 1 through 4.  You can get a free Kindle copy of Le Mort de Arthur to read along with at Amazon.com. Friend of the show, James Cartwright, was kind enough to do the reading for us.  You can reach him at spinningturtleproductions@gmail.com. Additionally,… Read more →

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44 – Sources of Confusion

Today we’re going to talk about how we study this era. The things that help, the things that hinder, and the flaws of our ancient sources! This is where the Dark Ages really get fun! http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/044.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Read more →

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45 – The Last Outpost

Ok, today we’re going to do a forest view of what we have to come. And next episode we’re going to get down into the nitty gritty! It should be fun! http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/045.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Read more →

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46 – Hengist and Horsa

Today we launch into the legendary beginnings of Anglo-Saxon Britain. How much of this is real and how much is myth? Well, lets try to figure that out together! http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/046.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Read more →

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47 – Was there an Anglo Saxon Invasion?

Now that we’ve spoken about how unreliable our sources are from this era, and we’ve recounted the story of invasion they recorded, we’re going to analyze how much of their story we can trust. And why. http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/047.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Read more →