Cry God for Harry, England & St George; Henry V
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
In 1413 Henry V came to the throne; tall, young and ambitious, he would stop at nothing to see his country victorious. Join Jordan Evans as he looks at the world of King Henry V, the glory, the victory and the sheer cold ruthlessness which transformed a usurping King into a national legend, while the Tudors first emerge from the shadows.  ..read more
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Henry IV - The First Lancastrian King
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown... In 1399 Henry of Lancaster seized the English throne from his cousin, King Richard II. Gaining the crown had been easy. Keeping it would not be. Join Jordan Evans as he looks into the world of a usurper King; a world of violent struggles, family quarrels, of murder and betrayal; and the beginning of the Inquisition in England.  ..read more
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Richard II & The Peasant's Revolt
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
"When Adam delved and Eve span, who then was gentleman?"  In our most dramatic episode yet, join Jordan Evans as he looks at the moment the peasants of medieval England demanded equality. London would burn, the Tower would fall, and a teenage boy would forge his own destiny ..read more
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The Black Death & England's Greatest King?
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
King Edward III is acclaimed as the greatest English Medieval King. It's true that England was radically transformed under his rule, from a failed state in 1327, to the most powerful nation in Europe by 1376. But take a look beneath this glorious fa├žade and you enter a world of harsh feudal structures, exploitative institutions and the most devastating pandemic the world has ever seen. Join Jordan Evans as he looks at the world of King Edward III.  ..read more
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The King & The Red Hot Poker; the Life and Fall of King Edward II
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
It's one of Englands black legends, that a King was murdered when a red hot poker was thrust up his anus. Its sounds more Game of Thrones than history. But Edward's fall was significant. It was the first time in English history that a monarch was forcibly removed from the throne, and the first time an English King had abdicated. Join Jordan Evans as he looks into one of the darkest points in British history ..read more
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Edward I; The Hammer of the Scots
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
Edward I is one of the more infamous or glorious Kings of medieval England, depending on which side you tend to be on. But from his ruthless campaigns against the Welsh and the Scots, to his legal reforms in England, Edward would go down in history as the epitome of medieval Kingship and as one of Englands greatest monarchs. Join Jordan Evans as he explores the rule of Edward Longshanks ..read more
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King Henry III and the birth of the English people.
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
You've probably never heard of King Henry III. Although he ruled for over 50 years, he's dwarfed by the more colourful Plantagenet Kings. But Henry's story is fascinating. A King by aged 9, he would struggle on against impossible odds for 5 decades, and by the time of his death, England was unrecognisable, with the highest in the land as well as the lowest having come to call themselves English. Join Jordan Evans as he looks at King Henry III and the birth of the English people ..read more
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Seasonal Special; The Gunpowder Plot
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
Remember, Remember the 5th November. It's one of the most celebrated nights in the year, Bonfire Night! The night we celebrate the triumph of Britain against the Catholic Terrorists lead by Guy Fawkes. But scratch beneath the surface and you see a whole different story emerge, one in which there is another player in the great conspiracy, who never quite got caught. Join Jordan Evans in this seasonal special as he looks at the 5th November 1605, when a plot was discovered ..read more
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John; the Magna Carta King
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
The Magna Carta; a name which is known to almost everyone in the western world. A document which has gone on to shape the constitutions of almost every modern state. But what actually was the Magna Carta, and how did it come about? Join Jordan Evans as he looks as the reign of King John and the signing of the Magna Carta ..read more
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Richard the Lionheart
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by The Windsor Guildhall
11M ago
The most famous King from the middle ages, Richard I has become the ultimate symbol of Kingship, Knights, Glory and of England. But beneath the glittering mythology was a brutal and arrogant man, whose own actions are highly questionable today. Join Jordan Evans as he looks at one of the most enigmatic and glorified monarchs in British history ..read more
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