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History Tea Time

History Tea Time

By Lindsay Holiday
I'm Lindsay Holiday and I'm spilling the Tea on history! Join me every Tuesday for a steaming hot cup of the juiciest stories you won't learn in history class. Topics include Queens of the world, Royal, Women's and Medical history. I will be revisiting and revamping the most popular videos from my YouTube channel and adding in even more fascinating facts for your listening pleasure!

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Help me make more podcasts and videos at: Patreon.com/LindsayHoliday

Theme music: Baroque Coffee House by Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions
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LGBTQ Royals of the World
Happy Pride! Please consider supporting me at https://www.patreon.com/LindsayHoliday and help me make more fascinating videos!   In the history of the world there have been numerous royals and countless common people who preferred the romantic company of their own gender. Acceptance of this has varied by time period and by culture. Being gay was often made much easier if you were a person born to wealth and privilege. Here are the stories of 8 royals from around the world – complicated an interesting people who happened to be gay or bisexual.   Alexander the Great of Macedonia (356BCE – 323 BCE) Emperor Ai of Han China (27 BCE – 1 BCE) Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640 – 1701) Hortense Mancini (1646-1699) Prince Henry of Prussia (1726-1802) Princess Isabella of Bourbon-Parma (1741-1763) Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria (1842-1919) Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo (1936-2008) Lord Ivar Mountbatten (1963-) Manvendra Singh Gohil (1965-)   Sources: Dall’Orto, Giovanni. Who’s Who in Gay and Lesbian History from Antiquity to World War II. Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon, eds. London: Routledge, 2001.   https://en.wikipedia.org Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge. HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.  Herman, Eleanor. Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics. HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.   Music: Brandenburg Concerto No4-1 BWV1049 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100303 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ For business inquiries, please contact LindsayHoliday@ellify.com
28:54
June 28, 2022
How Inbred were the Habsburgs? 2/2: The Austrian Line
Royals throughout history are notorious for inbreeding. But the European royal family by far infamously incestuous were the Habsburgs (Hapsburgs). The royal house ruled Spain from 1506 to 1700 and held the Holy Roman Empire from 1452 until 1806. These two branches of the family vollied brides back and forth like ping pong balls. Cousins married cousins and uncles married nieces. All in the name of keeping wealth and power in the family and keeping their blood blue. They were oblivious to the havoc all this intermarrying was playing on their genetics. The tragic results were numerous family members with mental illness, intellectual disability, vulnerability to diseases, and a famously unusual continence which came to be known as the Hapsburg Jaw. Just how inbred where the Habsburgs? Short answer, very. Long answer, well, let's get into it!   Frederick III, the Peaceful  Maximilian I Charles V Ferdinand I Maximilian II Rudolph II Matthias Ferdinand II  Ferdinand II Leopold I  Joseph I Charles VI  Maria Theresa & Francis I  Joseph II Leopold II  Francis II Ferdinand I Franz Joseph I Charles I Karl von Habsburg Join me every Tuesday when I'm Spilling the Tea on History! Check out my Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/lindsayholiday Please consider supporting me at https://www.patreon.com/LindsayHoliday and help me make more fascinating videos! Intro Music: Baroque Coffee House by Doug Maxwell Music: Brandenburg Concerto No4-1 BWV1049 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100303 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
30:40
June 21, 2022
How Inbred were the Habsburgs? 1/2 The Spanish Line
Royals throughout history are notorious for inbreeding. But the European royal family by far infamously incestuous were the Habsburgs (Hapsburgs). The royal house ruled Spain from 1506 to 1700 and held the Holy Roman Empire from 1452 until 1806. These two branches of the family vollied brides back and forth like ping pong balls. Cousins married cousins and uncles married nieces. All in the name of keeping wealth and power in the family and keeping their blood blue. They were oblivious to the havoc all this intermarrying was playing on their genetics. The tragic results were numerous family members with mental illness, intellectual disability, vulnerability to diseases, and a famously unusual continence which came to be known as the Hapsburg Jaw. Just how inbred where the Habsburgs? Short answer, very. Long answer, well, lets get into it!   Ferdinand & Isabella Juana I (Joanna I) the Mad & Philip the Handsome Carlos I (Charles I) Felipe II (Philip II ) Felipe III (Philip III) Felipe IV (Philip IV) Carlos II (Charles II) Join me every Tuesday when I'm Spilling the Tea on History! Check out my Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/lindsayholiday Please consider supporting me at https://www.patreon.com/LindsayHoliday and help me make more fascinating videos! Intro Music: Baroque Coffee House by Doug Maxwell Music: Brandenburg Concerto No4-1 BWV1049 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100303 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
28:50
June 14, 2022
Queen Victoria's 9 Children
Queen Victoria of the united Kingdom gave birth to 9 children in 17 years. Her eldest son  was destined to inherit the throne of the British Empire at the height of it’s power. The younger sons joined the military and adventured around the world. And the daughters married into royal houses around Europe. Here are the stories of Queen Victoria’s 9 intriguing children: Victoria, Empress of Germany (1840-1901) Edward VII, King of the UK and Commonwealth (1841-1910) Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-1878) Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) Helena, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein (1846-1923) Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1931) Aurthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942) Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-1884) Beatrice, Princess of Battenberg (1857-1944)   Join me every Thursday when I'm Spilling the Tea on History! Check out my Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/lindsayholiday Please consider supporting me at https://www.patreon.com/LindsayHoliday and help me make more fascinating videos! Intro Music: Baroque Coffee House by Doug Maxwell Music: Brandenburg Concerto No4-1 BWV1049 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100303 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
40:12
June 09, 2022
A History of Royal Incest and Inbreeding
From Egyptians Pharaohs marrying their own sisters, to the Hapsburgs’ notoriously oversized lower jaws. Here are the stories of some of the most shocking incestuous relationships and tragically inbred individuals in royal history. King Tut, Queen Juana the Mad of Castile, King Charles II of Spain, Queen Victoria and more! Join me every Thursday. I'm Spilling the Tea on History! https://www.youtube.com/c/lindsayholiday Please consider supporting me at https://www.patreon.com/LindsayHoliday and help me make more fascinating videos! Intro Music: Baroque Coffee House by Doug Maxwell Music: Brandenburg Concerto No4-1 BWV1049 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100303 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
29:56
June 02, 2022
Trailer
Welcome to the History Tea Time Podcast! I'm Lindsay Holiday. For the past three years, I’ve been making weekly videos on my YouTube channel, History tea time with Lindsay Holiday. And now I’m turning my videos into a new podcast for all of my audiofile fans. It’s less like a dull history class and more like a friendly chat about what people were up to in the past. Together we’ll meet remarkable Queens from across the world; explore royal family trees and put the modern royals into historic context; and delve into historic topics like how women of the past gave birth and handled their periods, the worst pandemics every to plague humanity and much more! The first Episode, A history of Royal Incest and Inbreeding will be released June 2nd, 2022. Please join me every Thursday after that when I’ll be revisiting and revamping my most popular YouTube Videos and adding in even more fascinating information for your listening pleasure! I’ll also be releasing a few brand new episodes on the podcast before they hit YouTube. So next time you want to enjoy a steaming hot cup of history, but need to keep your eyes on work, chores or the road, check out History Tea Time on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or wherever fine podcasts are enjoyed!
01:49
April 14, 2022