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  • Medieval European History

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    In this section we cover the period of time from the fifth century to the late-fifteenth. The role of the Vikings as explorers, invaders and settlers is explored. Also under discussion are the religious schisms that shaped some of the most important events of the medieval period. All of our...

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  • The Spanish Jewish Expulsion

    Podcast

    The Alhambra Decree (also known as the Edict of Expulsion) was an edict issued on 31 March 1492, by the joint Catholic Monarchs of Spain (Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon) ordering the expulsion of practicing Jews from the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon and its territories...

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  • The Hundred Years War

    Podcast

    In this set of podcasts Professor Anne Curry, of the University of Southampton and former President of the Historical Association, provides an introduction to the Hundred Years War, looking at its origin, legacy and the role of Henry V and Henry VI.

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  • Podcast Series: The Hundred Years War

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    How can a war last 100 years? What did this mean for the peoples of England and France during the medieval period?  How significant were the battles of Poitiers, Crecy and Agincourt? In this podcast series the 100 Years War is explained, explored and brought to life. The lists of...

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  • The Vikings

    Podcast

    An HA Podcasted History of the Vikings featuring Professor Rosamond McKitterick.

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  • The Great Schism

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Robert Swanson of the University of Birmingham looks at the Great Schism, the split within the Catholic Church from 1378 to 1418.

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  • New Interpretations of the Bible

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Miri Rubin of Queen Mary University of London examines the impact of new translations of the bible into the vernacular and the printing press.

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  • Jewish-Christian Relations between 1100-1600

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Miri Rubin of Queen Mary University of London looks at Christian-Jewish relations in Europe between 1100-1600.

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  • Christianity and Medieval European Life

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Miri Rubin of Queen Mary University of London discusses the influence of Christianity on medieval European life.

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  • Charlemagne and the Carolingians

    Podcast

    In this HA Podcast Series Professor Joanna Story of the University of Leicester discusses Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire.

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