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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

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Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

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Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

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Hooray new episodes!!! ❤️

By Anglophile12 - Oct 28 2019
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I love the Historic Royal Palace’s Podcast and I’m so glad to to find new episodes available. Keep the content coming.

Amazing history from my favorite historians!

By kakax1970 - Sep 05 2019
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I just found this podcast and I love, love, love it! I’m American and may never see these fascinating places but I feel like I’m closer to them having listened to these very informative and entertaining lectures! Only wish I could be there in person! Please keep these going!!

iTunes Ratings

55 Ratings
Average Ratings
44
6
0
2
3

Hooray new episodes!!! ❤️

By Anglophile12 - Oct 28 2019
Read more
I love the Historic Royal Palace’s Podcast and I’m so glad to to find new episodes available. Keep the content coming.

Amazing history from my favorite historians!

By kakax1970 - Sep 05 2019
Read more
I just found this podcast and I love, love, love it! I’m American and may never see these fascinating places but I feel like I’m closer to them having listened to these very informative and entertaining lectures! Only wish I could be there in person! Please keep these going!!
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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

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Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Rank #1: Henry VIII's six wives with Lucy Worsley

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In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.           

In this episode, Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Lucy Worsley introduces us to her favourite queen and wife of Henry VIII, and discusses her BBC TV series ‘Henry VIII's Six Wives’.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2016.

For more information on the histories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

Oct 23 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: The drama of Tudor coronations

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In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.   

In this talk historian Dr Alice Hunt examines 16th century coronations, how they responded to monarchical and religious changes of the time, and what they tell us about legitimacy, representation and the purpose of ceremony.

This talk was recorded live at the Tower of London in 2013.

For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories 

Oct 31 2019

54mins

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Rank #3: Thomas Cromwell with Tracy Borman

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In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.           

In this episode Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Tracy Borman explores one of her favourite topics, the turbulent life of Thomas Cromwell and his relationship with the English Reformation.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2017.

For more information on the histories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

Oct 24 2019

50mins

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Rank #4: Hilary Mantel's 'Bring up the Bodies'

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In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.

In this talk renowned author Hilary Mantel sheds light on her novel 'Bring up the Bodies', the history behind it, and the process for writing captivating historical fiction.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2012.

For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

Oct 30 2019

46mins

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Rank #5: Tudor dress and courtly power

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In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.           

In this talk Historic Royal Palaces’ Curator Eleri Lynn discusses how Tudor fashion was designed to convey messages of status, power and authority in the Tudor court.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2017.

For more information on the histories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

Oct 23 2019

43mins

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