History of Pirates Podcast

We will cover pirates of all ages, from all times and places, from ancient pirates to modern pirates. This podcast will be explaining the myths and legends, the people and places that make Pirates so interesting, so many hundreds of years after the high watermark of piracy has ended.

All Episodes

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 13 Apr 2020

Good afternoon crew! I have some good news for those of you who’ve requested “more episodes, more often!” As my schedule doesn’t allow me to record like I used to, I’ve found a crew member who can help me sail HoPP and add to its content in new and interesting ways. Introducing….Captain William… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 10 Feb 2020

On today`s episode of HoPP we look at the Jolly Roger; The nickname given to the Skull & Crossbones Pirate Flag. We’ll look at some of the well known Pirates and the types of flags they used and cover some of the flags that weren’t actually used and were later creations from the 19th and… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 27 Nov 2019

https://www.gofundme.com/f/history-of-pirates-podcast-new-computer-fund   Good morning Crew, Today we’re here to talk about the future of the History of Pirates Podcast, but first…how did we get here? In 2013, My love of History, Pirates and Podcasting all came together and with absolutely no idea what I was doing, and using an old Dell computer from 2008, I… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Nov 2019

https://www.gofundme.com/f/history-of-pirates-podcast-new-computer-fund utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1     Good morning Crew, Today we’re here to talk about the future of the History of Pirates Podcast, but first…how did we get here? In 2013, My love of History, Pirates and Podcasting all came together and with absolutely no idea what I was doing, and using an old Dell computer from… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 16 Feb 2019

Afternoon Crew, on today’s episode Captain William Drummond will cover Pirate Video games… 5: Pirates of the Burning Sea https://play.burningsea.com/ 4. Mount and Blade: Warband https://store.steampowered.com/app/48700/Mount__Blade_Warband/ – Viking Conquest Expansion https://store.steampowered.com/app/321300/Mount__Blade_Warband__Viking_Conquest_Reforged_Edition/ 3. Tropico 2: Pirate Cove https://store.steampowered.com/app/33520/Tropico_Reloaded/   2. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag https://store.steampowered.com/app/242050/Assassins_Creed_IV_Black_Flag/ Also available on Playstation 3 and 4, and Xbox 360 and Xbox… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 01 Jun 2017

This is the picture I mentioned on Episode 15 showing Cornet Castle, a large island castle in Guernsey, and former tidal island, also known as Cornet Rock or Castle Rock, its importance was as a guardian not only of the Island, but of the roadstead.   Here’s the link to The University of Rochester website… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 30 May 2017

On today`s episode of HoPP we will look at Eustace the Black Monk! He worked a pirate for the English and French before being taken care of…. He lived from 1170 AD to 1217 AD and his life has become that of a myth and legend. Some compare him to Robin Hood and other `Outlaws`… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 13 Mar 2017

Wow! I had no idea HoPP was mentioned in the best-history-podcasts-right-now-to-listen-to article on Uproxx.com ! Very cool stuff. Im a bit surprised but it looks like its our HoPP Podcast image along with Sir Dan Carlin’s Podcast image. How crazy is that!!? Honored is an Understatement! So excited for 2017 and #YearOfThePirate, i hope you all… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 17 Minutes 18 Nov 2016

Part 2 of these special episodes of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Favorite Male Historical Real Pirate !   The winner as we mentioned on the last episode, is a one Blackbeard Was he really as scary as everyone thought… Cheers to Gasparilla Media Website Design Renaissance Festival… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 15 Oct 2016

Our journey so far….            … Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 9 Minutes 19 Sep 2016

Today’s special episode of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Female Historical Real Pirate !   I won’t spoil the fun here with telling you who the winner is, so hurry up and listen….but remember you can find the full list of winners for all sorts of piratical categories… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 59 Minutes 05 Jul 2016

Afternoon Crew! While you’re waiting for the next episode of HoPP, take a moment and check out this Special Episode which has been recorded by friend of the show Phil Johnson from the Under the Crossbones Podcast. http://www.underthecrossbones.com/ We are posting it on both feeds because its about the first annual international pirate awards!!! Phil… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 06 Jun 2016

On today’s episode of HoPP we look at the Pirates / Vikings that went to Ireland and how they were greeted by the Irish settlers, and then we turn to France and how the Vikings visited them many times before getting bored. This episode is not as long as usual, but after the waves we… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 04 Jun 2016

    We are a group of podcasters dedicated to producing high quality and emotionally power-packed listening experiences. While our shows span the full spectrum of genres from history to fiction to crime stories, what binds them together is that they explore the darker side. This allows you to cross genres and discover podcasts you might not have… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 04 Jun 2016

Big news for HoPP, Captain Craigbuddy and the Crew of the History of Pirates Podcast! We’ve been nominated in the Education Category for The Academy of Podcaster Awards.   Here’s some more info: What is the Academy? The Academy of Podcasters is a group of influential contributors to the podcast space who will come together every… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 02 Dec 2015

On the latest episode of The History of Pirates Podcast, we look at the basics of the Vikings. Why are we talking about the Vikings on a Pirate podcast ? Good question… Well lets cover that first. Also we have a special guest introduction from Chris Stewart of The History of China Podcast and look… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 09 Sep 2015

On episode 09 of the History of Pirates Podcast, we continue our look at The Cilician Pirates !   For Part 2, we learn about Caesar & The Pirates (Also a great cover band), as well as what i call the “Spartacus Money Grab” and then we’ll cover Pompey the Great and how he beat… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 30 Jun 2015

On episode 08 of the History of Pirates Podcast, we look at the Biggest and Baddest of all the Ancient Pirate Groups…The Cilicians. We’ll look at where they live and how they do that pirating thing so well…. Big shout out to our newest pirate lords who’ve donated to the history of pirates podcast via… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 26 Minutes 03 May 2015

In Episode 07 of HoPP we look at the Illyrian Pirates and how Rome tries to deal with them. We have another Amazing Special Guest Introduction, The Legendary Time Traveler Jordan Harbour from Jordan Harbour’s Twilight Histories Podcast. Then we look at the Pirate Queen Teuta and her Issue with 2 Roman brothers… After all… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 31 Minutes 26 Mar 2015

In Episode 06 we have another Amazing Guest introduction ! We look at The Island of Rhodes and the Tyrrhenian Pirates that drive them up the wall. We look at the Etruscan Pirates and the torture they used on many Greek Captives. As well we Thank our First Three Pirate Lords for Donating to the… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Feb 2015

Here are two maps I’ve added that will help you understand where some of the Pirates are located.      … Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 25 Feb 2015

For episode 05 of the History of Pirates Podcast, we have special guest and Bloody Buccaneer Rob Monaco giving an intro for the podcast. Thanks Rob! We cover Ancient Pirates of the Mediterranean, with special focus on the Aegean Sea. Then we cover Grog and discuss a possible History of Pirates Podcast Memorabilia idea and… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 43 Minutes 31 Jan 2015

Welcome to Episode 04 of the History of Pirates Podcast ! Today we’ll focus on The Media of Pirates, and what aspects are Real and what are Fictional. The Pirate Books, fiction and non-fiction will be discussed, as well as Pirate Movies and a very important Video Game to do with Pirates as well! We… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 21 Minutes 02 Jan 2015

We’ll focus on what happened after the Sea Peoples, The rise of The Phoenicians and the Greek Pirates who also came along for the Ride. We have Reprisal Strikes with help from my Cat Captain Joey, and Keelhauling is explained with help from The Lesser Bonapartes…… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Nov 2014

In this episode we’ll cover the Earliest Pirates known as The Sea Peoples. Enjoy! Here are two Maps to help understand the episode…. This Map shows the Bronze Ages Societies that had to deal with The Sea Peoples. Its interesting that the destruction and collapse of these Bronze Aged societies all starting from around the… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 17 Nov 2014

In the upcoming episode we’ll look at the Ancient Pirates of the Mediterranean and the powers that had to deal with them, or at least…tried to deal with them. I’ve made two maps that will help explain the locations we’ll be talking about in the Episode.     This Map shows the Bronze Ages Societies… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 14 Minutes 09 Nov 2014

Join us as we find out just what is a Pirate? We’ll look at the differences between Pirates and Privateers and the fine line between them. As well as Buccaneers, Swashbucklers, Corsairs, Filibusters and Freebooters….   Would YOU have become a Pirate and or have joined the Royal Navy or a Merchant Ship? What is… Read More. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 09 Nov 2014

Welcome to the History of Pirates Podcast! This Episode will cover the introduction to the History of Pirates Podcast and what we’ll cover as we go.   We will cover pirates of all ages, from all times and places, from ancient pirates to modern pirates. I, Craigbuddy, will be your host, and Pirate Captain, and… Read More. . .

Comments