Mar 3, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 39: St David

Happy belated St. David's Day, lets talk about the patron Saint of Wales.

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Feb 24, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 38: The End of Latin and the beginning of Brythonic

It was the language likely spoken by the original tribes of iron age britain. Transformed by long term merger with Latin and created anew. Brythonic returns as the main language of society and slowly heads to the path of the Welsh language.

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Feb 17, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 37: Life in Decline and the Origins of Feudalism

As we move firmly into the beginnings of the medieval period it is a good time to talk about life in rural Wales. What they wore, what they likely experience and how that defined them.

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Feb 10, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 36: Irish Influences in Late Antiquity

For coastal Wales the problems of raiders and invaders comes not from Saxons but from the Irish. We discuss why these areas were slow to react to the rise of the Saxons and how it determined the focus of late antiquity.

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Feb 3, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 35 The Downward Spiral to Dyrham

With the end of the peace comes the end of the British and the beginning of the Welsh. It all happens in a battle at Dyrham.

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Jan 27, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 34: Arthur King of the Britons

His name first appears in the History of Britain by Nennius. Credited for saving Britain, at least the Celtic half. From the Saxon hordes. We take some time to talk about Welsh national myth making this week.

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Jan 20, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 33 Britain versus the Saxons

The Saxons and others have arrived. Now the real trouble starts.

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Jan 13, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 32 The Anglo Saxon Arrival

The Anglo Saxons arrive to the shores of Britain and the debate rages over who they are and how influencial the original settlers were on the land.

 

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Jan 6, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 31: A Source Telling of the Saxons Landing

The sources have informed us for over 1000 years how the Saxons arrived in Britain. Here is their version.

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Dec 23, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 30 Christmas Traditions of Wales

Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas.

This episode we talk about SOME of the traditions around the Christ Mass in Wales. 

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