Noble Blood

By iHeartRadio & Aaron Mahnke

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 Jul 17, 2019

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood. New episodes every two weeks, on Tuesdays.

Episode Date
What Eye Has Wept for George IV?
1596
When King George IV died, his obituary in The Times read: “There never was an individual less regretted by his fellow-creatures than this deceased king." But even George IV once fell in love.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 17, 2019
Until We Meet Again
1496
The same day Queen Liliuokalani proposed a new constitution for Hawaii that would restore power to the monarchy and grant native Hawaiians the right to vote in elections, a group of white businessmen met at a law office in Honolulu, and hatched a plan that would change the course of nations.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 03, 2019
Ever Dearest Cousin Nicky
1664
King George V and Tsar Nicholas II were first cousins who looked so much alike that people often jokingly called them twins. When one cousin's crown came under threat, the other had a decision to make.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 20, 2019
The Butcher Baronet
1825
An Australian man comes to England claiming to be a long-lost heir thought dead in a shipwreck. What happened next sparked a trial lasting 188 days—one of the longest in English history—and a scandal that captivated the Victorian public.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 06, 2019
The Desperate Young King Charles II
1989
By the time he was 17, Charles II was a prince in exile. When his father, the King of England, was beheaded, the country became a protectorate without a monarch. But Charles was willing to sacrifice whatever (and whoever) it took to win his crown back.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 23, 2019
The Second Death of Marie Antoinette
1555
In 1793, the infamous Marie Antoinette was moved to the Conciergerie in Temple Prison. A woman who became synonymous with indulgence spent her final months with almost no personal possessions, separated from her children, awaiting her imminent death.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 09, 2019
Noble Blood - Official Trailer
75
Your first sneak peek of Noble Blood, a brand new podcast from executive producer Aaron Mahnke and iHeart Podcasts. Join author Dana Schwartz on a narrative tour of history's most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. But be warned: when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood. Learn more at <a href="http://noblebloodtales.com/">NobleBloodTales.com</a><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 02, 2019