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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

Jun 24, 2020

In this talk historian David Loades explores survival strategies at Henry VIII's court by assessing developments in his personality throughout his reign.

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

These talks were recorded live in collaboration with...


Jun 17, 2020

In this episode historian Jessie Childs advises us what not to do at the court of Henry VIII in order to keep your head.

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

These talks were recorded live in collaboration with History Today to mark the 500th...


Jun 10, 2020

In this episode author Hilary Mantel enlightens us on what it takes to have influence at the Tudor Court and what to do in order to survive King Henry VIII.

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

These talks were recorded live in collaboration with...


Jun 3, 2020

In this episode historian Derek Wilson asks the question that preoccupied many of the people close to Henry VIII: how do you keep your head at Henry VIII's court?

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

These talks were recorded live in...