The Shedcasts are episodes for my Members of the History of England. The topics will vary over the weeks and months, but I promise will always be topics that fire my enthusiasm and I hope yours as well. The focus is topics in English history; topics like nationalism in medieval England, historiography of big events, biographies of exciting English folks. But there will be broader topics too – the medieval tournament, the practice of diplomacy for example. The Shedcasts are a chance to get under the skin a bit more, and travel a bit more broadly.
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The 19th and 20th centuries saw the gradual arrival of universal suffrage and the bogey man – democracy. We look at theories of the British constitution and the once livelyRead More