300 episodes

A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the difference between Ale and Beer affected people’s lives, how the English language developed and loads more! Plus there’s a handy website – with biographies, maps (must have maps), articles and, well, just bags of stuff.

The History of England David Crowther

    • History
    • 4.7, 356 Ratings

A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the difference between Ale and Beer affected people’s lives, how the English language developed and loads more! Plus there’s a handy website – with biographies, maps (must have maps), articles and, well, just bags of stuff.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
356 Ratings

356 Ratings

Heleninbrisbane ,

Just very very very very very good. Really.

Consistently in depth and scholarly research delivered in engaging style. Just not frequent enough!! Love your work.

Alchersone ,

Top Shelf

David delivery is very listenable and very educational.
I love what another reviewer has called his 'puerile' sense of humour, its very English so anyone whop doesnt like this side of David's narrative is either stuck up, ignorant or not of British origin.
Keep up the good work David, listening to your podcasts has become my relaxation whilst walking.

walmongerer ,

Thoroughly Enjoyable

I have only just discovered this delightful pod cast. David is knowledgable and entertaining, bringing some humour along the way. Highly recommend this to anyone who is a bit of a history nerd

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