Renaissance English History Podcast

Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.

All Episodes

  Direct Link   Download 20 Minutes 08 Dec 2016

The 16th century saw an explosion of printing and the rise of literature in England, as well as the rest of Europe. The printing press made printing large numbers of pamphlets, broadsheets, newspapers, and books easy, resulting in things like the standardization of education, the spread of Protestant ideas, and of course, the rise in questionable risque materials flowing throughout courts in Europe. If you like this podcast, please leave a rating on iTunes. It's the number one thing you can do to help shows succeed. Thanks! To learn more about the Renaissance English History podcast, you can go to for show notes and resources on this episode, as well as the full archive.. . .