300 episodes

iTunes is restricting our list to 300 episodes for some reason. To access all episodes, click subscribe.



The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won't find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you'll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.



Support the Show

The British History Podcast Jamie Jeffers

    • History

iTunes is restricting our list to 300 episodes for some reason. To access all episodes, click subscribe.



The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won't find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you'll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.



Support the Show

    Bonus Episode: Slavery

    Bonus Episode: Slavery

    More material is coming, but here is a bonus episode to keep you company while you're practicing social distancing.

    • 30 min
    344 – Cnut’s Mad Lads

    344 – Cnut’s Mad Lads

    In the year of 1021, the Anglo Saxon Chronicle tells us two things.



    A Bishop died.



    And Thorkell the Tall was expelled from the country. And that’s all it tells us.

    • 29 min
    343 – By Thorkell’s Beard

    343 – By Thorkell’s Beard

    This is a story of palace intrigue, murder, and atypical alopecia… and it all begins where these things usually do… with a real estate transaction.

    • 22 min
    Bonus Episode: Shrove Tuesday

    Bonus Episode: Shrove Tuesday

    Today is Shrove Tuesday. And if you’re not in Britain, you might be wondering what Shrove Tuesday is, and even if you are British, you might be wondering why you’re celebrating it.

    • 10 min
    342 – King Cnut of Denmark and England

    342 – King Cnut of Denmark and England

    If you have heard of King Cnut, what you probably heard was the story of Cnut and the Tides. The most common version of it goes like this.

    • 29 min
    341 – King Cnut of England

    341 – King Cnut of England

    Cnut made a lot of smart moves in a very short amount of time. He outlawed much of the corruption that had plagued the courts of AEthelred. He scrubbed his new kingdom of the loyalists to Edmund Ironsides. He granted key lands to key followers. Executed the main claimant to the throne, Eadwig. He executed Eadric Streona.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

Anna Lee Nana ,

I love this guy

Jamie presents most excellent examination and cross examination of The history of Britain; colourful, correct and concisel. Winner

long team user ,

A must listen

A great podcast a well written, a fascinating subject and very high production quality.

The Ultimate Vexation ,

Teshygfgggvg

Fghhhffrtuuhgfdgjkihbbggbhhh

Top Podcasts In History

Listeners Also Subscribed To