John of Gaunt with Helen Carr

Today is an episode with a great historian, and also Podcaster of Hidden Histories, Helen Carr. Have you heard of this medieval historical figure? So many tales about John of Gaunt concentrate on the negative aspects of his personality. Helen enlightened on the various facets of his life, and gave us a new perspective to…

History of Vikings with Noah Tetzner

This podcast was so exciting! Some of you already know I am currently studying the Norse for my Masters program. I listen to Noah’s Podcast all the time, and his guests are incredibly interesting. “It’s interesting to note that [women] would have more rights than contemporary societies” At one point in the conversation, I got…

History of the English Language with Dr. Mark Sundaram + Bonus Episode

This episode is a perfect blend of my two favourite subjects: Linguistics and History! It was a great conversation with Dr. Mark Sundaram about the History of the English Language. Caxton […] started printing English for the first time. And it’s quite important where he starts his business, in terms of what English looks like…