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Jul 28, 2020

Continuing our series on The War of the Two Kings this week we talk about James II's arrival to Ireland, the Patriot Parliament and the Siege of Derry / the Londonsiege of Londonderry.

Jul 21, 2020

In this week's episode (which is Part 2 in our series on the 12th of July) Kevin tells Jason all about King James II's reign as a Catholic monarch, the origin of his rival/nephew/son-in-law Prince William of Orange and their first big battle during the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

Jul 14, 2020

For the first episode of season 4 we tried to cover about 200 years of history to make up for lost time. In an attempt to understand the orange order's celebration of the glorious 12th of July we talked about how Henry VIII first turned England towards protestantism, England's subsequent weird relationship...