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The history of a woman who rose above and beyond tragedy, grief and personal loss to become one of the most powerful figures in sixteenth century Europe is wonderfully told in this biography Queen Elizabeth, by Jacob Abbott. Beginning with the tragic circumstances of Elizabeth's mother, the lovely and doomed Anne Boleyn's execution and Henry VIII's dissolution of the English Catholic Church, the story of Elizabeth's rise to power is reflective of the England's domination of world politics as ...
 
Welcome to History Gems, the podcast that follows historian and author Dr Nicola Tallis as she seeks to unpick the stories behind some of history's most famous and intriguing jewels. With a different expert on every episode, Nicola delves into a daring attempt to steal the Crown Jewels, the secrets of a supposedly cursed diamond, the creation of the world's most famous Easter eggs, and plenty more. Check out @historygemspod on social media to see pictures of each week's gems! Nicola's books ...
 
Tailored specially to make history more palatable and interesting to children, Our Island Story, by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, is a charmingly illustrated volume that promises hours of delight for parents as well as children. Beginning with the myths and legends about Albion, the author ensures that she captivates the child's imagination from the very first page. Unlike today's dry and non-committal history tomes that are prescribed in schools, Our Island Story is full of lyrical prose, l ...
 
Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.This is Part 5: Stories of the French in America, from chapter 45 (How the Mississippi was Discovered) to chapter 50 (The Rebellion of Pontiac). Read along and view the original illustrations at http://mainlesson.com/ .Part 1: http://librivox.org/this-country-of-ours-part- ...
 
Hamlet is commonly regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. Drawing on Danish chronicles and the Elizabethan vogue for revenge tragedy, Shakespeare created a play that is at once a philosophic treatise, a family drama, and a supernatural thriller. In the wake of his father's death, Prince Hamlet finds that his Uncle Claudius has swiftly taken the throne and married his mother, Queen Gertrude. The ghost of the dead king then appears and charges Claudius with 'murder most foul.' Ham ...
 
The Reign of King Edward the Third is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596. It has frequently been claimed that it was at least partly written by William Shakespeare, a view that Shakespeare scholars have increasingly endorsed. The rest of the play was probably written by Thomas Kyd. The play contains many gibes at Scotland and the Scottish people, which has led some critics to think that it is the work that incited George Nicolson, Queen Elizabeth's agent in Edinburgh, to protest ...
 
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History Gems is back! In the first episode of Series Two, historian and author Dr Nicola Tallis uncovers the secrets of the Anglo-Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo, made famous in the Netflix film 'The Dig', with Dr Sue Brunning, the curator of the European Early Medieval and Sutton Hoo collections at the British Museum. Nicola and Sue explore the gl…
 
In the final episode of the first series of History Gems, Nicola is joined by historian, author and royal commentator Professor Kate Williams to delve into the story of Mary Queen of Scots - and of course, her love of jewels.Nicola and Kate explore why Mary was sent to France, who was fighting over her pearls and why mystery remains over the locati…
 
In this episode of History Gems, Nicola is joined by historian and author Elizabeth Norton to explore the story of Queen Arnegunde and the mystery of her mummified lung.The remains of Arnegunde were found in 1959 by the archaeologist Michel Fleury. Along with the skeleton and preserved lung were a strand of hair, jewelry, and several fragments of t…
 
In this episode of History Gems, Nicola is joined by Stuart Orme, the curator of the Cromwell Museum, in Huntingdon, to discuss the life of Elizabeth Cromwell, wife of the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell - and of course, her jewels.They also explore a very unusual recipe book with an even more unusual essay inside which, according to Stuart is akin …
 
In this episode of History Gems, Dr Nicola Tallis ventures back to ancient Egypt to uncover the tomb of Tutankhamun in the company of Egyptologist and author Dr Chris Naunton.Tutankhamun was barely known to the modern world until 1922, when British archaeologist Howard Carter chiseled through a doorway and entered the boy pharaoh’s tomb, which had …
 
In the latest episode of History Gems, Dr Nicola Tallis is joined by writer, historian and TV producer Rebecca Rideal to explore the story of Colonel Thomas Blood and his audacious attempt to steal the Crown Jewels in 1671.Rebecca tells Nicola how Blood befriended the newly appointed Master of the Jewel House, 77-year-old Talbot Edwards, to get clo…
 
In the latest episode of History Gems, Dr Nicola Tallis is joined by Dr Ellie Woodacre, senior lecturer in early modern history at the University of Winchester and a specialist in queenship and royal studies, to discuss the Queen of England that you've probably never heard of - Joan of Navarre. Born into Navarrese nobility, Joan became Queen of Eng…
 
In the latest episode of History Gems, Dr Nicola Tallis is joined by historian, author and playwright Gareth Russell to explore the history of the Romanovs and the stories behind some of the most famous pieces of jewellery of all time - the Fabergé Eggs. Nicola and Gareth go back to the 1885 when Emperor Alexander III, through the intermediary of h…
 
In the first episode of 2021, Dr Nicola Tallis is joined by historian and author Susan Ronald to explore the story of one of history's most fascinating and most beautiful jewels - the Sancy Diamond.Nicola and Susan trace the 55 carat diamond around Europe, India and even to the USA as they discover its incredible past, and why it's definitely NOT t…
 
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