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Historyzine 017: The Aftermath of Ramillies

Historyzine 17 features 1706 and the Aftermath of Battle of Ramilies as well as the relief of Turin in our War of the Spanish Succession section. In the linguistic history trivia bit we’ll be looking at a couple of printing … Continue reading

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Historyzine 016 – Ramillies

This is Historyzine, Episode 16 featuring 1706 and the War of the Spanish Succession. In Spain, Lord Peterborough and the Archduke Charles are busily not speaking to each other when perhaps they should be putting Charles on the throne and … Continue reading

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Historyzine 014: Forcing the lines of Brabant (1705)

Family History – connecting up with large scale history. I’ve recently spent a considerable amount of time delving into my family history and been quite delighted by the reflection of large scale events such as the industrial revolution, highland clearances … Continue reading

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Historyzine 013: History Podcast – The Aftermath of Blenheim

The history of Europe was altered forever by the Battle of Blenheim. In this episode I talk about the aftermath of the battle and look at the celebrations in England. The country is delirious with delight and Marlborough is granted … Continue reading

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Historyzine 011: The 2nd special from Oudenaarde

The 2nd special episode from the reenactment weekend of 12th, 13th of July 2008 in the town of Oudenaarde in Belgium. This was the 300th anniversary of the battle of Oudenaarde in which the forces of the Anglo Dutch Austro … Continue reading

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Historyzine 010: A special from Oudenaarde

A special episode featuring a report from the reenactment of the battle of Oudenaarde over the weekend of 12th and 13th of July, 2008. I’ve travelled over to Belgium and am staying in the town of Oudenaarde as they commemorate … Continue reading

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Historyzine 009: The March to Blenheim

This issue features a review of the Richard Holmes book on Marlborough and in the section on the War of the Spanish Succession we look at the march of the allied troops across Europe and take a peek at some … Continue reading

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Historyzine 008: War of the Spanish Succession 1703

It’s 1703 and all is not going well for the allies. Churchill’s ‘Great Design’ goes awry; the Hungarians revolt against the Empire and the Elector of Bavaria joins up with the French forces to directly threaten Vienna. This map should … Continue reading

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Historyzine 007: 1702, Admiral Rooke attacks Cadiz

In this episode we explore the phrase to gird your loins. We examine the case of Admiral Byng who was executed to encourage the others and we interview Tony Cox of the Binge Thinking History Podcast. There’s a shout out … Continue reading

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Historyzine 006: Siege Warfare

In episode 6 of Historyzine we look at early 18th century sieges, the changing nature of warfare and some of the reasons behind the reticence to commit troops to a fully fledged battle in this War of the Spanish Succession. … Continue reading

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