History Extra podcast

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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

  1. 1.
    Leonardo da Vinci’s private life
    33:53
  2. 2.
    The bigamy trial that scandalised Georgian England
    40:16
  3. 3.
    Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry ep5: What now?
    1:17:42
  4. 4.
    Dan Jones on 1,000 years of British history
    1:23:21
  5. 5.
    The Maya: everything you wanted to know
    1:05:28
  6. 6.
    Women prisoners in 19th-century Ireland
    38:09
  7. 7.
    Stalin: the real victor of WW2
    55:35
  8. 8.
    Sending the first man into space
    53:33
  1. 9.
    Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry ep4: What’s missing?
    1:05:13
  2. 10.
    The feminist who waged war on smallpox
    30:48
  3. 11.
    The Great Fire of London: everything you wanted to know
    45:29
  4. 12.
    Cleopatra: unpicking myth from reality
    26:24
  5. 13.
    Traffickers on trial: the sensational case of Lydia Harvey
    47:24
  6. 14.
    Bog bodies: what can they teach us?
    52:26
  7. 15.
    Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry ep3: What story does the Tapestry tell?
    1:19:36
  8. 16.
    500 years of women’s self-portraits
    39:14
  9. 17.
    The Byzantine empire: everything you wanted to know
    1:21:52
  10. 18.
    Ammonite & the real fossil hunter Mary Anning
    42:40
  11. 19.
    Tales of Irish emigration
    29:18
  12. 20.
    The mystery of the vanishing lighthouse keepers
    36:20
  13. 21.
    Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry ep2: How was the Tapestry created?
    1:17:12
  14. 22.
    Hate mail & mutilated horses: Conan Doyle investigates
    33:05
  15. 23.
    The Elizabethans: everything you wanted to know
    51:44
  16. 24.
    What happened to the Franklin Expedition? The real mystery behind The Terror
    44:42
  17. 25.
    Cellini: the “supreme scoundrel of the Renaissance”
    40:04
  18. 26.
    How our hunger for land shaped history
    40:26
  19. 27.
    Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry Ep1: When, where and why was the Tapestry made?
    1:25:58
  20. 28.
    The Clifford’s Tower massacre & medieval anti-Semitism
    40:13
  21. 29.
    The Thirty Years’ War: everything you wanted to know
    42:29
  22. 30.
    Rebels, hostages and diplomats: royal women of the crusader states
    50:04
  23. 31.
    To beard or not to beard? Facial hair through history
    45:45
  24. 32.
    The western front: a cauldron of innovation
    31:25
  25. 33.
    Assassinations: from the ancient world to JFK
    47:41
  26. 34.
    The big questions of women’s history
    54:30
  27. 35.
    The Cold War: everything you wanted to know
    52:22
  28. 36.
    Voices of China
    40:52
  29. 37.
    BONUS EPISODE: Game of Thrones’ medieval roots
    2:40
  30. 38.
    Why treason was so unforgivable in the Middle Ages
    58:39
  31. 39.
    Formidable dynasties of the Italian Renaissance
    33:36
  32. 40.
    Vikings in North America
    37:15
  33. 41.
    Shipwrecked in the Arctic: a 16th-century survival story
    55:06
  34. 42.
    The Roman emperors: everything you wanted to know
    1:05:00
  35. 43.
    Adventure and archaeology in the golden age of Egyptology
    46:26
  36. 44.
    Crafting historical weapons for Wolf Hall and The Witcher
    40:44
  37. 45.
    Nefertiti: wife, mother, pharaoh
    54:23
  38. 46.
    The women who fought back against Hollywood
    36:50
  39. 47.
    Rivalries and romances: couples that shook up history
    42:11
  40. 48.
    The Vikings’ global connections
    41:14
  41. 49.
    The space race: everything you wanted to know
    52:54
  42. 50.
    Sathnam Sanghera on how modern Britain is shaped by empire
    33:32

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