Nov 15, 2019

Episode 109 The Survival of Cymraeg

On this episode we pick up on the continuation and expansion of the Welsh language from the old to the middle Welsh and why it continues to be important.

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Nov 1, 2019

Episode 108 Owain Red Hand, War and Peace

As the Plague ran through its first course the last surviving heir to the main line of the Kingdom of Gwynedd was planning a return to Wales and to defeat the English.

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Oct 18, 2019

Episode 107 Death Coming Like Black Smoke

In 1349 after years of English rule a new invader came to Wales and it killed without remorse, without mercy, and without concern to what your status may be in the world. What we now call the Plague arrived.

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Oct 4, 2019

Episode 106: The Anglicization and Diaspora of the Welsh

With the transition of Wales in the early part of the 14th century came a more Welsh left the country to fight in foreign wars, and to serve the King domestically as the nobility tried to regain their positions in Welsh society.

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Sep 20, 2019

Episode 105: Second Class Citizens

The Conquest of Wales was over, the turn of the century saw most of Welsh resistance localize or extinguish. But in the midst of this Edward's new conquest felt not only a military change but an economic and social one. In a century the Wales of the past would change dramatically, yet in the face of change the people carried on.

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Sep 13, 2019

Welsh History Podcast Season 2 Coming soon

Next week we are back with new episodes hope you will join us!

May 31, 2019

Episode 104: The Aftermath of English Dominance

In the wake of Edward's victory we need to talk about how he enforced it, what it meant on the ground to those not of the nobility, and how this created long term instability in Wales until the end of the Plantagenet Line. Also where this podcast is going after finishing this major milestone.

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May 17, 2019

Episode 103: House Aberffraw’s Bitter End

Llywelyn casts his lot with the uprising and in doing so brings an end to titular Welsh independence.

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May 3, 2019

Episode 102: The Customs of Our Land

The Welsh buckle under English rule and Dafydd ap Gruffudd looks to lead the revolt.

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Apr 19, 2019

Episode 101: Desperation Leads to Dispair

With Llywelyn defeated Edward piles on and the Prince lives with a title with no actual principality to rule.

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