The Other Half
About This Show
Too often when we think about the history of a country we think only of kings, lords, castles, and battles. When we think of queens we think of rulers like Elizabeth I and Victoria, but what about the queens who sat beside their warrior husbands? This podcast is an alternative history of Medieval and Early Modern England, seen through the lives of its queens.
Most Recent Episode
Supplemental: The Royal Wedding Special
On Saturday 19 May, Meghan Markle will become a member of the royal family of the UK and 15 other countries. It will be a great occasion, but how does it rank against royal weddings of the past? Is she the first bi-racial woman to marry a prince? Is she the first divorcee? Does she wanna be like Grace Kelly? All will be revealed.The introductory footage from the weddings of: Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne and Mark Philips, Prince George and Diana Spencer, and Prince William and Kate Middleton.