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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 that, we take a look into Gildas's writings and hear another view on how his work should be interpreted, and much more.

A huge thanks to Nick for coming on the show! Find his latest book, King Arthur: The Making of The Legend here:

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