A History of the Royal Navy (Part 1)
This episode is part one of two in a series about the history of the Royal Navy featuring maritime historian Daniel Allen Butler. They begin with the status of the Royal Navy when the era began, consider it's evolution during the Napoleonic Wars, and explore the role class played in it's growth. Mr. Butler is the bestselling author of Unsinkable: The Full Story of RMS Titanic. He has written additional titles about various aspects of maritime and military history.
Inventors & Inventions of Victorian England
Join Noah Tetzner for a conversation with Gabriel Chrisman about the inventions and technology found in the ordinary homes of the middle-class Victorians. Gabriel is Co-founder of ThisVictorianLife.com and a renowned speaker on Victorian Era technology. Additionally, he is the creator of VictorianCycles.com, a business dedicated to reconstructing authentic Victorian bicycles.Remember to rate and review wherever you access podcasts!
The Weapons that Forged an Empire
In this episode Noah chats with Rob from the popular YouTube channel, Britishmuzzleloaders, about the weapons used by the British Army during Victoria’s reign. They talk about the escalation of weapon technology, the evolution of the musket/rifle, and much more. Rob’s YouTube channel has amassed over 40,000 subscribers and explores many aspects of Victorian firearms. Be sure to head to that page for more information. And remember to rate and review wherever you get podcasts.
The Greedy Queen: Eating with Queen Victoria
Join Noah and Dr. Annie Gray for a study of Queen Victoria’s life through the foods she enjoyed as well as a history of Victorian cuisine. Dr. Annie Gray, one of Britain’s leading food historians, specializes in British food and dinning from 1650 to present day and works as a consultant, broadcaster, and author. She is also a popular speaker and the resident food historian on BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet as well as a presenter on documentaries including The Sweet Makers, Victorian Bakers, and Victoria & Albert: The Wedding. Dr. Gray is the author of a book titled The Greedy Queen: Eating with Victoria.