Category: Pick of the week

Holland-vs-the-Netherlands

Holland vs the Netherlands

Confusing geography and country name(s) is not limited to the United Kingdom. GGP Grey has come back to this topic and explains what the difference is between Holland and the Netherlands – and lot of additional...

England South Sea Bubble

South Sea Bubble – Extra History

Extra Credits have recently finished their 4th Extra History series about the South Sea Bubble. This is a fascinating piece of British history that I had never heard of before.

The History that Inspired Game of Thrones

The History that Inspired Game of Thrones

Of course the acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones is not a historical drama – far from it. However it took some inspiration from a very interesting period of medieval English history. The Wars of the...

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast

Dan Carlin has produced the Hardcore History podcast since 2006. Each episode I have listened to was passionate, well researched, detailed and therefore obviously also long. The podcast covers a wide range of historic topics from...