We will start off with a multi-episode look at The Anarchy in 12th century England. King Stephen vs Empress Maude.
Episode | October 13th, 2018 | 21 mins 15 secs
empress, england, history, holy roman empire, medieval, normandy, papacy
A description of Maud's early life through the death of her father, Henry I.
Article | October 13th, 2018
By Carl Oberg
bibliography, books, england, female, history, queen
More books to read if you so desire
Episode | September 8th, 2018 | 13 mins 50 secs
anarchy, boulogne, count, crusades, england, history, medieval, mortain, normandy
Stephen of Blois is a nephew of royalty and a loyal servant of the crown with a shameful family history. But he manages to marry rich, so he's doing ok.
Episode | August 4th, 2018 | 14 mins 28 secs
anarchy, england, history, medieval, normandy, primogeniture, salic law
In this episode, we examine the big themes and ideas of The Anarchy
Article | August 4th, 2018
google, history, maps, medieval
Link to the Google Map I created.
Article | July 11th, 2018
12th century, biblography, books, england, history, kindle, normandy, podcast
In which I provide a starter bibliography for 12th century Norman-English mayhem.
Article | July 4th, 2018
england, family tree, genealogy, history, medieval, normans, podcast
A family tree to help you follow the story
Episode | July 1st, 2018 | 9 mins 46 secs
anarchy, england, henry, history, medieval, normandy, normans, white ship
A brief summary of Henry I's situation in 1120, and how it all came crashing down with the sinking of the White Ship. And I fixed the volume problem.
Episode | May 22nd, 2018 | 5 mins 11 secs
anarchy, england, history, medieval, normandy
Introductions and what you can expect from me and this podcast. And maybe, just maybe, I'll finally learn to stop with the "umms."