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This is History
A Dynasty to Die For
Power, greed, religion and sex: historian Dan Jones brings the drama of mediaeval history to life through compelling stories, fascinating characters and vivid scenes. “A Dynasty to Die For” tells the story of the Plantagenets, one of the most powerful and dysfunctional families in European history. Their scandals, betrayals and bloody politics shaped the world we live in today. Season 4 tells the story of two kings, Henry and Edward, who are desperately trying to save their dynasty. Their conflicting personalities will be put to the ultimate test as an old friend, Simon de Montfort,...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 2,154 ratings
Better than fiction.
The title here is a reference to Game of Thrones, which it’s been said was inspired by the War(s) of the Roses. It’s hard to out do the real life shenanigans of House Plantagenet, though. I have been fascinated by this dynasty since I was about 13 and received the Avalon Hills game, Kingmaker,...Read full review »
BlasphemousBill via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/18/24
Best history podcast around, can’t get enough of it! Dan is the best.
Guy incognito23 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/08/24
Absolute Favourite!!!
There’s never a dull moment and definitely not a background noise podcast. You’ll be hooked and know Plantagenet family tree more than your own
Kiki2036 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/08/24
Recent Episodes
Edward I puts his plan of a united Britain into motion, building some of the most magnificent castles the world had ever seen. These castles could secure his legacy, but they are eye-wateringly expensive. Edward’s debts, alongside a near-death experience, sends him and Mediaeval England into one...
Published 04/16/24
Edward I is the new king of England, but he has ambitions far beyond that. He wants to be like his idol, the legendary King Arthur, and that means uniting all of Britain under the Plantagenet banner. His first target is Wales, but the people there have no intention of bending to Edward’s...
Published 04/09/24
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