26 episodes

A thousand years ago Emma of Normandy was on trial for adultery, treason and murder. The Stones & Bones podcast tells the tale of the first woman styled Queen of England who stood at the center of a dark era of history. And changed it.

Stones & Bones Deborah Brezina

    • History
    • 4.3 • 108 Ratings

A thousand years ago Emma of Normandy was on trial for adultery, treason and murder. The Stones & Bones podcast tells the tale of the first woman styled Queen of England who stood at the center of a dark era of history. And changed it.

    The Fox and the Hedgehog

    The Fox and the Hedgehog

    From her first days in England, young Emma of Normandy had a formidable adversary. She could not imagine then how formidable. Soon she would know. The proverbial Fox and Hedgehog are about to square off.

    • 14 min
    Nightfall

    Nightfall

    As the Vikings carve a path of fire and blood through Saxon England, its weak king flees at the first shout of battle. Is this the work of
    history’s first recorded wicked stepmother?

    • 16 min
    The Oath

    The Oath

    A woman desperate for her bloodline to continue fights at every turn for her sons to rise as kings. But first, she needs the oath.

    • 14 min
    Emma’s Place

    Emma’s Place

    It’s been said that home is where the heart is. But for Emma, only one place will do.

    • 13 min
    Winter Queen

    Winter Queen

    Even in the winter of life, love knows no yesterdays.

    • 14 min
    Ironside

    Ironside

    This figure is indispensable to British history and to Emma's story. But he didn't last long on her chessboard.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

Abby813 ,

Please

Disable the notifications on your computer that keep pinging throughout the podcast. It may not bother some but it’s very distracting to me.
Thanks!

Blondelobo ,

Interesting historical fiction

I only had a small inkling of who Emma of Normandy was. I now realize she and other ladies were serious powers in their time. Their memory and legacies were destroyed by individuals (men and women) rewriting the truths of history. Thanks for shining a light on one tough woman!

KT1787 ,

Underwhelmed

Focus on the actual story at hand. Too many tangents. The narration sounds more like an audiobook than a podcast. Mispronounced names. Too many elaborate, unnecessary metaphors. This story has so much potential but the narration and script is lackluster.

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