The Sword Guy Podcast

Dr Eleanor Janega on medieval history, the Dark Ages, and who gets to have a sword?

October 9, 2020
Episode 16
Dr. Eleanor Janega (whom Dan Snow refers to as “The most awesome medieval historian in the world”) is a Guest Lecturer at the London School of Economics in their International History department, and she has published many articles, including: “Suspect Women: Prostitution, Reputation, and Gossip in Fourteenth-Century Prague” and “Lies, Damn Lies, and Bohemians” in History Today. She has a PhD in History from University College London, writes a fascinating blog called “Going Medieval”, and you can find her on Patreon at
Her latest work is The Middle Ages: A Graphic History, which is available for pre-order here:
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