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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.

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May 27, 2020

In this episode historian Eric Ives argues for the good versus the bad Henry, and questions if he deserves his reputation as a tyrant king.      

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 anniversary of the coronation of Henry VIII.