19 episodes

History narrative, linguistic history trivia and history podcast reviews, all topped off with the current special feature, which is the War of the Spanish Succession. This stars, Louis XIV, the Duke of Marlborough, Prince Eugene, Anthony Heinsius and many thousands of supporting soldiers. Jim is a history enthusiast who loves telling stories and adores rummaging about amongst the delights and horrors of the past.

Historyzine: The History Podcast Jim Mowatt

    • Society & Culture

History narrative, linguistic history trivia and history podcast reviews, all topped off with the current special feature, which is the War of the Spanish Succession. This stars, Louis XIV, the Duke of Marlborough, Prince Eugene, Anthony Heinsius and many thousands of supporting soldiers. Jim is a history enthusiast who loves telling stories and adores rummaging about amongst the delights and horrors of the past.

    Historyzine 019: The Battle of Oudenarde

    Historyzine 019: The Battle of Oudenarde

    Historyzine’s retelling of The War of the Spanish Succession now reaches the year 1708 and the Battle of Oudenarde. The Duke of Burgundy and the Marshall Vendome make initial gains in the Spanish Netherlands moving swiftly to take control of … Continue reading →

    • 41 min
    Historyzine 018: 1707

    Historyzine 018: 1707

    Historyzine now moves into the year 1707 in the saga of the War of the Spanish Succession. This year the allies are looking to attack Toulon and hopefully make more gains in the Spanish Netherlands. The Duke of Marlborough has … Continue reading →

    • 48 min
    Historyzine 017: The Aftermath of Ramillies

    Historyzine 017: The Aftermath of Ramillies

    Historyzine 17 features 1706 and the Aftermath of Battle of Ramilies as well as the relief of Turin in our War of the Spanish Succession section. In the linguistic history trivia bit we’ll be looking at a couple of printing … Continue reading →

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Historyzine 016 – Ramillies

    Historyzine 016 – Ramillies

    This is Historyzine, Episode 16 featuring 1706 and the War of the Spanish Succession. In Spain, Lord Peterborough and the Archduke Charles are busily not speaking to each other when perhaps they should be putting Charles on the throne and … Continue reading →

    • 38 min
    Historyzine 015: Winter Diplomacy in 1705

    Historyzine 015: Winter Diplomacy in 1705

    Historyzine follows the Duke of Marlborough as he conducts an epic journey of almost 2000 miles by carriage and barge during the fierce winter months in order to soothe and cajole the various allies. The Duke visits the Elector Palatine, … Continue reading →

    • 26 min
    Historyzine 014: Forcing the lines of Brabant (1705)

    Historyzine 014: Forcing the lines of Brabant (1705)

    Family History – connecting up with large scale history. I’ve recently spent a considerable amount of time delving into my family history and been quite delighted by the reflection of large scale events such as the industrial revolution, highland clearances … Continue reading →

    • 38 min

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