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History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disastrous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.

 

Jun 7, 2021

In this episode, we are joined by Professor and Author Nicholas Higham to continue our discussion about Britain's 5th century.

We begin to dive into the legend of Arthur, his historicity and how legendary figures can be distorted into factual, historical ones as time passes, even into the 20th century. As well as...


May 24, 2021

In this episode, we continue our discussion of 5th Century Britain. This time, we are joined by Emeritus Professor of Medieval Archaeology at Cambridge, and author of The Emergence of the English, Susan Oosthuizen.

With her help, we continue to dive down the rabbit-hole of Britain's so-called "Dark Ages", to hear her...


May 11, 2021

In this episode, we are joined by archaeologist, historian, and author Max Adams to discuss one of the most fascinating and mysterious periods of time: the 5th Century in Britain.

With very little contemporary sources, the dark ages are a widely debated era, where fact is very hard to separate from myth. But over the...


Apr 27, 2021

In this episode, we are joined by Professor Alan McPherson to discuss the assassination of Orlando Letelier: the topic of his book Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice.

In September 1976, former Chilean ambassador and human rights advocate Orlando Letelier...


Apr 12, 2021

In this episode, we are joined by fellow podcaster Chris Stewart of The History of China to discuss one of the bloodiest wars in all of human history: the Taiping Rebellion.

We take a look at a timeline of the conflict, from the formation of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom by its leader, Hong Xiuquan (a man who believed...