3 Awesome History Podcasts


Podcasts have never been bigger than right now. The medium is perfect for sharing historical tales and teaching others of heroic feats, great battles and people who have achieved amazing things. These five are just a handful of the history podcasts that deserve to be in your podcast feed.

THC_HiRes_Ivory-square-photo-edge-300x300THE HISTORY CHICKS

I owe a huge thanks to Beckett and Susan of The History Chicks for inspiring me to start this blog. They offer one-hour podcasts about famous women in history. Queens, the mothers of feminism, entertainers and much more. The tone is very light and informal and super fun to listen to.


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podcast logo 2015 _11_0HISTORY EXTRA

The History Extra podcast comes out every week, featuring interviews with notable historians talking about topics ranging from crusading knights to Tudor monarchs and the D-Day landings.

jillianne hamilton headshotJillianne Hamilton is an author, history enthusiast, book lover, and graphic designer. Her debut novel, Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, was shortlisted for the 2016 Prince Edward Island Book Award. Her debut non-fiction book, The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII is now available. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada's beautiful east coast and is working on her debut historical fiction novel.
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