Feb 19, 2021

Episode 139: Medieval Education

From paper, to apprenticeships, to the rise of literacy the end of the 15th Century saw a cultural shift at a time when the printing press was about to take it to a whole new level.

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Jan 22, 2021

Episode 138: The Arrow of Death

In a time of massive change society in Wales was in flux. Plagues stocked the land, populations stagnated yet change flourished. The old noble families were falling, nuevo riche were rising and the poorer classes were moving both to new areas and co-marrying with English families 

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Jan 8, 2021

Episode 137: The Decline and Recovery of the Welsh Church

In the aftermath of plague and rebellion the Catholic Church sought to rise again. In the face of many changes they tried to finance a new generation of buildings and expansions.

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Dec 11, 2020

Episode 136 Cymraeg and Transition Under Conquest

As Wales transitions under English rule Cymraeg, Welsh, also has to change and the areas where it is remains reduces dramatically in the face of English pressure.

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Nov 20, 2020

Episode 135: The Suffering Countryside

In a Post Glyndwr Wales times were hard for some, filled with existential thoughts for others, and an opportunity to rebuild for a small minority.

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Nov 6, 2020

Episode 134 Legacy

Owain's end is one of mythology which creates little more than speculation. Meanwhile, in reality the Welsh society he tried to rule is left with the ashes of his defeat.

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Oct 23, 2020

Episode 133 The Final Retreat

With King Henry's flanks secured and Aberystwyth under siege the end is on the horizon for Owain Glyndwr the Prince of Wales.

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Oct 2, 2020

Episode 132 The Rapid Fall

The English are on the march and there appears to be little Owain can do. A weapon makes its first concerted appearance at one of Edward's Castles.

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Sep 18, 2020

Episode 131:The Calm Before the Storm

The trouble with Scottish succession, and Owain attempt to govern his land and the culture of the late middle ages. 

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Sep 4, 2020

Episode 130 The Velvet Glove and the Iron Gauntlet

Owain appeals to the Pope, Henry appeals to French pocketbooks.

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