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Modern History Episodes

(1500 CE–1945 CE)
Jan. 13, 2021

Eugene Of Savoy, Saviour Of House Habsburg

Eugene was a French aristocrat born in the 17th century. After being snubbed by the French King for his ugly face and frail b…

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Dec. 24, 2020

Blackbeard, Scourge Of The Sea

Blackbeard was a pirate from the 18th century. He delighted in terrorising pirates and civilians alike as his iconic Jolly Roger …

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Oct. 6, 2020

Wilfred the Hairy And Charlemagne's Last Rump State

The March of Barcelona was created as a buffer zone by Charlemagne in the 8th century. Over the course of years, all counties e…

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Sept. 22, 2020

The Slave Who Became A King, Zumbi Dos Palmares

Zumbi was a descendant of Angolan royalty who was enslaved and sent to Brazil. He led a guerrilla war against the Portuguese, …

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Aug. 19, 2020

Ned Kelly, The Last Bushranger

Ned Kelly was an Australian living in the 1850s. Unhappy with his life he becomes a bushranger and forms a gang who craft their o…

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July 24, 2020

Black Caesar, Australia's First Bushranger

A stranger in a strange land, John "Black" Caesar was a convict sentenced to 7 years of hard labour in the brand new British colo…

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