- 23: Fire and PoxEpisode 23 of School Britannia Podcast, a fortnightly show serving you British History gems from the perspective of two Aussie upstarts. Why did people use gunpowder to fight the Great Fire of London? Who was Lady Mary Wortley Montagu? Where have we been all this time?? All this and more! Editing by Eleanor with much assistance from Claire www.clairegawne.com Music by Jamie Pettinger Artwork by Lucy Maddox www.lucymaddox.com SOURCES Great Fire of London: https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/The-Great-Fire-of-London/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Fire_of_London https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Fire_Brigade https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/museum/history-and-stories/early-fire-brigades/ https://londontopia.net/history/history-london-fire-brigade/ https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/03/not-our-mission-private-fire-crews-protect-the-insured-not-the-public http://www.firefighterfoundation.org.uk/history/ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Smallpox: BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/02/2007_14_fri.shtml BBC Radio 4 Science Stories: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/lady-mary-montagus-smallpox-experiment/id1112598040?i=1000426901064 US National Library of Medicine: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/smallpox/sp_variolation.html Who was Lady Mary Wortley Montagu? Eamonn Gearon for the National Trust: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/who-was-lady-mary-wortley-montagu Boston University School of Public Health: http://sphweb.bumc.bu.edu/otlt/MPH-Modules/EP/EP713_Causality/EP713_Causality2.html World Health Organisation: https://www.who.int/biologicals/vaccines/smallpox/en/ The Wellcome Foundation http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2016/05/lady-montagu-and-the-introduction-of-inoculation/ Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe, Mary Lindemann, University of Miami - August 2010 http://services.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/european-history-after-1450/medicine-and-society-early-modern-europe-2nd-edition?format=PB This Podcast Will Kill You, Episode 3: Gnarlypox https://thispodcastwillkillyou.com/2018/02/10/episode-3/
- Bonus: Scrooge and Christmas TreesA very festive bonus episode of School Britannia Podcast, a fortnightly show serving you British History gems from the perspective of two Aussie upstarts. How did a stroll through an Edinburgh graveyard inspire one of the most iconic grinchy characters in history? And Christmas trees are as old are Jesus... aren't they? All this and more in this bonus Christmas episode! Editing by Claire www.clairegawne.com Artwork by Lucy Maddox www.lucymaddox.com Sources: https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100337215 https://www.historytoday.com/archive/first-christmas-tree http://projectbritain.com/Xmas/trees.html https://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Christmas-Tree/
- 22: The Suffrage Movement and The Gunpowder PlotEpisode 22 of School Britannia Podcast, a fortnightly show serving you British History gems from the perspective of two Aussie upstarts. Why did researching women’s suffrage melt Claire’s brain? And why do we remember, remember, the 5th of November...? All this and more! Editing by Claire www.clairegawne.com Artwork by Lucy Maddox www.lucymaddox.com Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_suffrage_in_the_United_Kingdom https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-politics/9933592/Women-voted-75-years-before-they-were-legally-allowed-to-in-1918.html https://www.bl.uk/votes-for-women/articles/the-campaign-for-womens-suffrage-an-introduction https://www.bl.uk/votes-for-women/articles/women-quite-unknown-working-class-women-in-the-suffrage-movement https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11914757/Racism-and-the-suffragettes-the-uncomfortable-truth.html https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/23/voteless-women-workers-seek-parliamentary-representation-archive-1903 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette#Hunger_strikes_and_force-feeding https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/feminism/2015/10/what-did-suffragette-movement-britain-really-look https://doi.org/10.1080/09612029500200088: Laura E. Nym Mayhall (1995) Creating the ‘suffragette spirit’: British feminism and the historical imagination1 , women'sHistory Review, 4:3, 319-344 Gunpowder, Treason and Plot, Channel 4 2001 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StwIeUnz0FQ Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes History of York: http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/tudor-stuart/guy-fawkes FBI, Hate Crimes: https://ucr.fbi.gov/hate-crime/2017/topic-pages/victims
- Bonus: Ghost StoriesA very spooky bonus episode of School Britannia Podcast, a fortnightly show serving you British History gems from the perspective of two Aussie upstarts. Who are the mysterious beasties on the shore? And what's been happening at old Major Weir's house....? All this and frights galore!