Noble Blood

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.

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Our Editor's Take

This is an excellent podcast for history-loving people fascinated by royalty. Noble Blood covers the dynastic world of knights, kings, queens, and castles. Historical fact and engaging storytelling transport the audience into the culture and lives of nobles. The show unearths historic stories about significant royal families and individuals from all eras and areas.

The podcast host is journalist, author, and screenwriter Dana Schwartz. Her venture into the podcast world spotlights her in-depth research and storytelling expertise. Each episode looks at a prominent historical royal and uncovers untold stories. Schwartz examines the darker side of royal life. Anyone who thinks being a royal is a pastoral life of luxury is in for a shock. Her storytelling background informs her approach to hosting, and she makes every tale truly gripping.

Schwartz brings the past to life and welcomes listeners into a dark world of royalty. Stories include the infamous life of Rasputin, various illegitimate kings, and tales of murder and madness. Listeners don't need to be history scholars, because it is easy for anyone to enjoy this podcast. Schwartz capably fills in gaps without trivializing the narrative. There is much to history that has gone unnoticed. Schwartz brings rare knowledge and stories to light. Noble Blood exposes the scandals, schemes, and sorrows of those who wear a crown.

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