A people divided. Bitter resentment towards the government. Doesn’t this sound similar to the US today?!
Tag: History in 20 podcast
The Gunpowder Plot (5 November 1605)
Known as Guy Fawkes Night, Fireworks Night, Bonfire Night or 5 November, the Gunpowder Plot is one of the most widely remembered – and ‘celebrated’ – events of the seventeenth century.
The Plantagenets Mini-Series Part III: Edward I & Edward II
The 5th and 6th Plantagenet kings were drastically different from one another – Edward I, the Hammer of the Scots, and his son, often regarded as one of England’s worst kings.
The Plantagenets Mini-Series Part IV: Edward III & Richard II
The final two Plantagenet kings’ reigns spanned for the majority of the fourteenth century, and saw major events such as the Hundred Years War, the Black Death and the Peasants’ Revolt.