This is my retelling of that story of the English, in a regular, chronological podcast, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day. I’m a bloke in a shed, so this is not a dry retelling of events; I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, but I fill it with my love and enthusiasm for history, and some of the things that make me laugh.
Ælfthryth was a controversial figure. Wife of King Edgar, mother of Æthelred the Unready - and possibly murderer of her step son, Edward? Melisende of Outremer looks at the life of a remarkable person.