In this episode of Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating explore early environmental consciousness in Renaissance England. Did you know that coal was burned in England since at least the 1000? As early as the 14th century, London authorities attempted to curtail this disastrous practice, which was widely recognized as hazardous to human, plant, and architecture alike. And yet here we are, still trying to get away from coal in the new millennium. Find out the answers to:
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England is currently making a Brexit, but it’s not their first time running away from their problems. In this episode of Renaissance podcast Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating explore the great flight from London in 1625. Learn how the ravages of the plague sent people running for the hills. In this episode, Liz and Nicole answer the questions...
Take a raunchy jaunt through the period of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Shakespeare.
Othello wasn't England's only black friend. In this episode, Renaissance scholar Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating explore the everyday lives of black people living in London. From making shovels to playing the trumpet to managing brothels, the black inhabitants of London lived varied lives. Find out about an interesting cross section of a population that numbered in the hundreds.