Pirates, sea-battles and treasure hunts! Sail through history aboard our famous Tudor galleon... This is the official podcast of The Golden Hinde: the full-scale reconstruction of the first English ship to sail around the world. Now moored in the heart of London as a famous floating museum!
Running alongside the Golden Hinde's daily operations: a spectacular £1.4-million refit has been taking place over the last three years, utilising traditional materials and methods. In this episode we talk to Golden Hinde Head Shipwright Toby Millinder - and hear amazing insights into this epic project...
The toughest conditions, the fight for fair-dues and "Who's punching who in the face"?! Join our special guest Dr Cheryl Fury to discover the grit, determination and surprising business acumen of the average Elizabethan sailor. It's going to be a wild ride!
Cheryl Fury (PhD, McMaster University) is a professor at the University of New Brunswick (Saint John) in Canada. She has spent her career studying the English maritime community. She has written and edited a number of books on the social history of English seafarers: Tides in the Affairs of Men (2002), The Social History of English Seamen 1485-1649 (2012) and The Social History of English Seamen 1650-1815 (Runner-up, Best Book of 2017, Keith Matthews Award, Canadian Nautical Research Society) as well as several articles in academic journals and chapters in books. For over a decade, Fury has focused her attention on the men of the early English East India Company, trying to bring their stories to many types of audiences. Her current project examines the relationship between diet, disease and disorder in the East India Company in the early 17th century and is funded by the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council. She is also a Holocaust educator and has worked as an editor on a number of projects with survivor Vera Schiff such as The Theresienstadt Deception (2012).
Welcome to the Golden Hinde Podcast! In this episode we meet the owner of the Golden Hinde: sailor and adventurer Roddy Coleman. Hear amazing stories of the galleon's travels around America and her epic arrival in London... Plus the realities of life at sea on a sailing ship!