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The History of Denmark

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

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Great podcast

By Karlbird - Nov 19 2018
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Love the danish history. Hard to find in English

Wonderful podcast

By tammylynk - Sep 05 2017
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I wish it was more regular but enjoy the podcast all the same. Keep up all the great work.

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
5
0
0
0

Great podcast

By Karlbird - Nov 19 2018
Read more
Love the danish history. Hard to find in English

Wonderful podcast

By tammylynk - Sep 05 2017
Read more
I wish it was more regular but enjoy the podcast all the same. Keep up all the great work.

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The History of Denmark

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

Rank #1: Episode 3 – The Viking Age

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New episode ready! We take a look at the famous warriors from Scandinavia, and examine their expansion, culture, religion and way of life.

https://archive.org/download/Episode3TheVikingAge/Episode%203%20-%20The%20Viking%20Age.mp3

Oct 01 2015

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Rank #2: Episode 4 – The Birth of Denmark

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We look at the family of Gorm the Old, the Jelling Monuments and the christianization of Denmark!

https://archive.org/download/Episode4TheBirthOfDenmark/Episode%204%20-%20The%20Birth%20of%20Denmark.mp3

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You can see the Jelling Stones behind the church if you look closely!

Oct 07 2015

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Rank #3: Episode 5 – The North Sea Empire

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We follow Sweyn Forkbeard and his son, Canute the Great as they each conquer England and forge an Empire of three Kingdoms.

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https://archive.org/download/Episode5TheNorthSeaEmpire/Episode%205%20-%20The%20North%20Sea%20Empire.mp3

Oct 19 2015

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Rank #4: Episode 6 – The Sons of Canute

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We look at what happened to Denmark, Norway and England after the death of Canute the Great.

https://archive.org/download/Episode6TheSonsOfCanute/Episode%206%20-%20The%20Sons%20of%20Canute.mp3

Nov 09 2015

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Rank #5: Episode 17 – The Protestant Reformation

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The teachings of Martin Luther are enacted in the Kingdom of Denmark in the aftermath of a civil war.

https://archive.org/download/Episode17TheProtestantReformation/Episode%2017%20-%20The%20Protestant%20Reformation.mp3

Jul 22 2016

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Rank #6: Episode 12 – A New Dawn

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The power of the Danish Crown reaches new lows after 1320, but is restored two decades later by Valdemar IV ‘Atterdag’.

https://archive.org/download/Episode12ANewDawn/Episode%2012%20-%20A%20New%20Dawn.mp3

Mar 19 2016

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Rank #7: Episode 7 – Sweyn Estridson and his sons

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We follow Sweyn Estridson, his sons and the kings who reigned through the decades of civil war which followed.

Sweyn Estridson, King of Denmark 1047-1074/76

https://archive.org/download/Episode7SweynEstridssonAndHisSons/Episode%207%20-%20Sweyn%20Estridsson%20and%20his%20sons.mp3

Dec 03 2015

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Rank #8: Episode 13 – Almighty Lady and Mistress

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We say goodbye to Valdemar Atterdag and see control of Denmark pass to his daughter Margaret.

https://archive.org/download/Episode13AlmightyLadyAndMistress/Episode%2013%20-%20Almighty%20Lady%20and%20Mistress.mp3

Apr 17 2016

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Rank #9: Episode 8 – Valdemar the Great

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We follow Valdemar the Great and other notable figures throughout his reign!

https://archive.org/download/Episode8ValdemarTheGreat/Episode%208%20-%20Valdemar%20the%20Great.mp3

Dec 17 2015

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Rank #10: Episode 14 – Eric of Pomerania

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The last Eric to rule Denmark feuds with Holstein and the Hanseatic League.

https://archive.org/download/Episode14EricOfPomerania_201605/Episode%2014%20-%20Eric%20of%20Pomerania.mp3

May 06 2016

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