Friday, 29 January 2016
This week we found the colony of Massachusetts, in addition to the provinces of Maine and New Hampshire. It's a busy episode!
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Saturday, 23 January 2016
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
This week we carry on looking at the arrival of the Charity, exploring the conspiracy of Oldham and Lyford.
This week we get into Aztec agriculture as we look at what crops the Aztecs grew, and how they grew them.
Thursday, 14 January 2016
This week Gorges arrives in New England to refound Wessagusset, this time as Weymouth. We also cover developments back in London with the merchants and the rise to power of James Sherley. We also answer a listener question about Jamestown.
Monday, 11 January 2016
This week the Pilgrims go on the attack. We also talk about fishing contracts and the history of lobsters.
Friday, 8 January 2016
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
This week we continue looking at the Aztec life cycle. We cover marriage, getting a house, raising a family, old age, and death.
Monday, 4 January 2016
This week we manage to get through a whole year in Plymouth, 1622. We look at the difficulty the Pilgrims faced in securing a food supply, and the creation of a rival colony.