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 17 Minutes 16 Apr 2020

In the 1540's Henry VIII began what economists have called the greatest monetary treason ever committed against citizens. What was this con job? The Great Debasement, when coins went from containing about 92% silver to less than 30%. More money to make war on France! And Ireland! Only not. It backfired. Royally and majestically. Get show notes at englandcast.com/moneyAnd thanks! 
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