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Category Archives: The 100 Years War

Two pieces of contemporary music, sung and played by Robert Ely and recorded and produced by Geoff Irvin.

In this second episode John looks at the nature of feudalism and its warlike culture of chivalry and courtly love of the troubadours, setting the scene for the war to come.

John Coleman introduces his new historical podcast discussing the events leading up to the Hundred Years War. He goes back 200 years to the remarkable Eleanor of Aquitaine, and how, by marrying two kings she created a fateful chain of events resulting in one of the longest and most bitter conflicts in world history.