Pax Britannica: A History of the British Empire

By Samuel Hume

What's Pax Britannica: A History of the British Empire about?

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

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02.60 - You and What Army?

01.25.2023

Denzil Holles, now the leading Presbyterian in the English Parliament, has a cunning plan for dealing with Charles I. But he needs the New Model Army to just go away. But the army has other ideas. Fill out the survey ...

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