Renaissance English History Podcast: A Show About the Tudors
About This Show
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.
Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 094: Thomas Gresham, and the Royal Exchange: England's First Shopping Mall
4 days ago
In this episode I look at the life of Thomas Gresham, a master merchant and economist who served four Tudor monarchs, rescued the currency, smuggled, and also started England's first shopping mall. Learn more at Englandcast.com.
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Rated 5 out of
Informal easy history at its best
We may want to debate some of the interpretation (our host is rather anti Ricardian, I think) but this is an easy and unhurried way to absorb well researched popular history.
Date published: 2015-10-22