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.

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  Direct Link   Download 55 Minutes 18 Aug 2015

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge where I met Dr. David Skinner, the acclaimed musicologist and Renaissance music expert, and he talked me through many of the changes in music that happened during the 16th century. Highlights include him summing up the changes in ten words or less, and the discussion of his research methods. go to for links to all of the youtube videos and resources he mentions, as well as links to buy his CD's.. . .