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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.



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The British History Podcast Jamie Jeffers

    • History
    • 4.6 • 84 Ratings

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.



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    Naked Ambition

    Naked Ambition

    Godwin was dead, and now Harold Godwinson found himself leading the family. Befitting this new role, he was due to inherit the wealthy and politically potent Earldom of Wessex. His father’s Earldom. And according to the Vita Edwardi, the Kingdom rejoiced at Harold’s impending promotion.

    • 41 min
    Breaking Bread

    Breaking Bread

    Earl Godwin and his family were back, baby.



    Well, mostly.

    • 33 min
    Bonus Episode from the Archive: The Poet's Curse

    Bonus Episode from the Archive: The Poet's Curse

    This is an old one, but it was specifically requested. Please forgive the audio quality and delivery.

    • 26 min
    PSA for Apple Podcast Users

    PSA for Apple Podcast Users

    For a full transcript, go to thebritishhistorypodcast.com

    • 1 min
    Move or You Will Be Moved: Part 4

    Move or You Will Be Moved: Part 4

    When you come at the King, you best not miss… and now the Godwins had the King of France and the Holy Roman Emperor acting as their surrogates while they were constructing no less than two invasion fleets just off of two separate English coasts … which means Edward probably realized he had went at the real King and missed.

    • 34 min
    Move or You Will Be Moved: Part 3

    Move or You Will Be Moved: Part 3

    This poem about Godwin and his children is found, not in the Chronicle, nor in a document dedicated to Godwin… but in the Vita AEdwardi… the Life of King Edward.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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Awesome

Told with all the wit, drama, humour and brutality of a storyteller around an ancient campfire. Superb!

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Best historical podcast around! Super interesting and entertaining!

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