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England’s Roman Baths
The History Fangirl Podcast

England’s Roman Baths

  Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe       The town of Bath in England is famous for many things. It was the setting for one of Chaucer’s most famous stories from The Canterbury Tales, “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” it was a Georgian […]

The Colorful History of Lindisfarne
The History Fangirl Podcast

The Colorful History of Lindisfarne

Maybe you’ve heard of the Book of Kells or the Gospel of Lindisfarne: These illuminated manuscripts are not only high works of religious text, but doors that open history to current scholars. Today on the show we’re talking about Lindisfarne, the island on the northern edge of England, where the […]

The History of Windsor Castle
The History Fangirl Podcast

The History of Windsor Castle

  Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android     England’s Windsor Castle has been home to 39 British monarchs, with its history stretching back nearly 1,000 years to William the Conqueror. My guest today is Deborah Cadbury, the author of Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe, among […]

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How to Visit the Tower of London

England has quite a few World Heritage Sites, and during my time there earlier this month, I was able to see three of them: The Tower of London, Stonehenge, and Westminster Abbey. When I think of the Tower of London, my neck starts to ache as I think of Ann […]

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My Top 10 Super Awesome Surprise London Adventures

My ten-day London (and the Home Counties) adventure was supposed to be 60% work/40% try-really-hard-to-grab-some-sightseeing time, but our host office ended up being the most awesome place ever and throwing in some really cool side trips.  That, combined with how easy London and the Home Counties are to explore, and […]