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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 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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Historyzine 003: Prince Eugene in Northern Italy

This is episode three of Historyzine. In this episode we take a look at the podcast series, Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History. We pick apart the phrase, ‘sleep tight, mind the bed bugs don’t bite’ and of course we have the … Continue reading

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Historyzine 002: The many claimants to the Spanish throne

This is episode two of Historyzine. In this episode we review the delightful podcast TPN Napoleon, hosted by Cameron Reilly and J. David Markham and offer a shout out to ‘The Binge Thinking History podcast which, in episode 3 of … Continue reading

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