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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Aug 26, 2020

The Tower of London has an intriguing yet relatively unknown Jewish history. This series compiled from our archive reveals some fascinating stories from the Tower’s shared past with the Jewish community.

In this talk our panel explore the role the Tower of London has played in Jewish history from 1066 to the modern...


Aug 12, 2020

The Tower of London has an intriguing yet relatively unknown Jewish history. This series compiled from our archive reveals some fascinating stories from the Tower’s shared past with the Jewish community.

This episode explores 13th-century coinage, the Jewish community’s status as money lenders, and the events that...


Jul 29, 2020

In this intriguing talk, historian Steven Gunn explores accidents in Tudor life and uncovers some of the worrying dangers people encountered living during the era.

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Jul 15, 2020

In this talk, historians Lauren Mackay, Susannah Lipscombe and George Bernard explore the life of Anne Boleyn and her relationship with the Tower of London.


Jul 8, 2020

In this episode historian Steven Gunn concludes our series of talks on Henry VIII by taking a step back and allowing us to understand the wider social and political context of Henry VIII's reign

In this series of talks by renowned Tudor historians, we closely examine the monarch and man himself, Henry VIII.

These talks...