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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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    • 4.6 • 228 Ratings

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'?

    Give Unto Caesar His Due

    Give Unto Caesar His Due

    Time Travels: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000y4y9
    Time Travels podcast: https://pod.link/1533644817
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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War


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



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    • 35 min
    Nolumus Leges Angliae Mutari

    Nolumus Leges Angliae Mutari

    Pax Britannica English Civil War survery: https://forms.gle/UbWqAp8CjQDcTrbC8
    The Nineteen Propositions and Charles' Answer: https://oll.libertyfund.org/page/1642-propositions-made-by-parliament-and-charles-i-s-answer
    Check out the podcast website
    Check out Pax Britannica Merch!
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    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War


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



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    • 41 min
    Neither Eyes to See nor Tongue to Speak

    Neither Eyes to See nor Tongue to Speak

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    Listen to Wittenberg to Westphalia: https://pod.link/1035044409
    For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War



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    • 34 min
    The Grand Remonstrance

    The Grand Remonstrance

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

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War



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    • 30 min
    Bloody News

    Bloody News

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

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


    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


    Tim Harris, Rebellion


    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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War


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


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    • 24 min
    The Irish Rebellion

    The Irish Rebellion

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    The 1641 Depositions: https://1641.tcd.ie/

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

    Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed


    Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660


    Harris, T. Rebellion


    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


    Tim Harris, Rebellion


    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

    Diane Purkiss, The English Civil War


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


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    • 32 min

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4.6 out of 5
228 Ratings

228 Ratings

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