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Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

Pax Britannica Samuel Hume

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Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

    Tower Defence

    Tower Defence

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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Kenyon, J. and Ohlmeyer, J., The Civil Wars: A Military History of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1638-1660.


    Harris, T. Rebellion


    Michael J. Braddick. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution

    Nick Lipscombe, The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1639-51


    Peter Gaunt, The English Civil War: A Military History



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    • 27 min
    'We Saluted with Bullets'

    'We Saluted with Bullets'

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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Kenyon, J. and Ohlmeyer, J., The Civil Wars: A Military History of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1638-1660.


    Harris, T. Rebellion


    Michael J. Braddick. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution

    Nick Lipscombe, The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1639-51


    Peter Gaunt, The English Civil War: A Military History



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    • 27 min
    Gothic Revivalism and Covenanted Confederalism with Prof Allan MacInnes

    Gothic Revivalism and Covenanted Confederalism with Prof Allan MacInnes

    I speak with Allan MacInnes, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Strathclyde
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    • 45 min
    The O'Neill Family Business

    The O'Neill Family Business

    Owen Roe O'Neill returns to Ireland to fight for God, Fatherland, and King.

    Well, maybe not that last one...

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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Jane Ohlmeyer, Micheál Ó Siochrú, Ireland, 1641: Contexts and Reactions


    John Cunningham, ‘Politics, 1641-1660’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    David Edwards, ‘Political Change and Social Transformation, 1603-1641’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    John Jeremiah Cronin and Padraig Lenihan, ‘Wars of Religion, 1641-1691’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    Joseph Cope, ‘The Irish Rising’, in Michael J. Braddick. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution

    Micheál Ó Siochrú, Atrocity, Codes of Conduct and the Irish in the British Civil Wars 1641-1653

    Micheál Ó Siochrú, The Centre Cannot Hold: Ireland 1643-1649

    Micheál Ó Siochrú, God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland


    Demetri D. Debe, The fifth earl of Clanricarde and the founding of the Confederate Catholic government, 1641-3, Irish Historical Studies

    Philip McClory, Assessing the religious, political and personal motivations of Owen Roe O'Neill in returning to and campaigning in Ireland, 1642-49


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    • 29 min
    Historical Fiction with Zack Twamley

    Historical Fiction with Zack Twamley

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    Listen to When Diplomacy Fails HERE
    http://www.wdfpodcast.com/matchlock



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    • 38 min
    The Irish Confederacy

    The Irish Confederacy

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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    M. Perceval-Maxwell, The Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion Of 1641


    Jane Ohlmeyer, Micheál Ó Siochrú, Ireland, 1641: Contexts and Reactions


    Micheál Ó Siochrú, God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland


    Mark Kishlansky, A Monarchy Transformed


    John Cunningham, ‘Politics, 1641-1660’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    David Edwards, ‘Political Change and Social Transformation, 1603-1641’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    John Jeremiah Cronin and Padraig Lenihan, ‘Wars of Religion, 1641-1691’, Cambridge History of Ireland

    Joseph Cope, ‘The Irish Rising’, in Michael J. Braddick. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution


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    • 28 min

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