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 21 Minutes 22 Mar 2020

In 1531 at the height of Henry VIII's Great Matter, Thomas Elyot, who was a humanist and scholar wrote a small political science book disguised as a treatise on education, extolling the virtues of wise counsellors who would speak truth to power. In this episode we look at Elyot, and The Governor, and talk political science. Get show notes at englandcast.com/elyotStay healthy, wash your hands, and binge on podcasts. And leave ratings and reviews for all your favorite podcasters on your podcatcher of choice. It makes a big difference. Thank you for listening, and for your support. 
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