3 Awesome History Podcasts
September 26, 2015

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.


Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.



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 is a history enthusiast and the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle (historical fiction), The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street (historical romance), and The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII (non-fiction). Jill launched The Lazy Historian in 2015. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada’s beautiful east coast. Learn more.

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Hi, I'm Jillianne.

I'm a historical fiction writer, a lover of history, and a hoarder of books. I'm the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle, The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street, and The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII.

The Lazy Historian is a history blog featuring stories from the past with sass. With a focus on Western European and women's history, I delve into anything fascinating. Learn more.