In this episode, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating unpack the bizarre origin story of the land of Belgium and its noble people as told through a racist English broadsheet from 1653. The birth of the Dutch involves a monstrous horse-man-fish, poop, butter, wizards, and demons. What’s not to love? Find out the answers to:
At a time when the English were anxious about jobs, trades, and the integrity of their language, even the Dutch could be threatening. Learn about the rich history of early modern England and their relationship with their neighbors.
In this episode of English Renaissance podcast Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating laugh and teach about historical jests. From poop to virgins to henpecked husbands, these dirty jokes amused people of the past. But how do they hold up? Find out in this episode...
Join this raunchy jaunt through the time of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Shakespeare.
Ever wonder what ends up on Rude Tudors' cutting room floor? Find out in this bonus episode of finely curated clips. Will they make sense out of context? Should Natalie Dormer have been cast as Daenerys in Game of Thrones? And just how much time does it take Obama to poop? Knowledge abounds in this weirder-than-usual episode. Also, mark your calendars because Rude Tudors is back on Friday, January 22 with all new, historical/hysterical episodes.