History Obscura: Forgotten True Stories
The Tudors: Part One

The Tudors: Part One

May 9, 2021

This epic tale begins in Wales, some 800 years ago...

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Lucy’s Bones

Lucy’s Bones

April 25, 2021

Lucy's Bones

This is the story of our dearly departed mutual cousin...or, aunt?

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Cotard’s Delusion

Cotard’s Delusion

April 18, 2021

Psychosis at its finest over the last 200 years!

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Prince Philip the Greek

Prince Philip the Greek

April 11, 2021

RIP Prince Philip, consort of Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, once 6th in line to the throne of Greece and Denmark!

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A Rather Damning Speech from the Gallows

A Rather Damning Speech from the Gallows

April 3, 2021

Once upon a time, one Patrick Maude was executed for murder. But first, he had no end of blame to throw about with his final speech.

This episode features an execution and is rife with the word "Damned!"

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A Short Stint in a Dutch War Camp

A Short Stint in a Dutch War Camp

March 27, 2021

Canadian soldier Ralph Niessen and his brother were captured by German soldiers in occupied Holland near the end of the war and imprisoned together.

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Franken-Tito’s Nightly Story Club

Franken-Tito’s Nightly Story Club

March 25, 2021

A zip-zoop-zabulous announcement followed by further tales of the lost world of the Vikings!

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Comet, Planet or King George III?

Comet, Planet or King George III?

March 20, 2021

William Herschel discovered something bright, shiny and exciting two centuries ago in the night sky.

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Queen Hangbe & the Amazons of Black Sparta

Queen Hangbe & the Amazons of Black Sparta

March 13, 2021

Today's forgotten history comes from the West African Kingdom of Dahomey, where female warriors were very much in vogue.

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Ten Days in a Mad House: Part Five
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