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Ripping Yarns from History

15 EpisodesProduced by ErnieWebsite

Ripping Yarns from History! Here you will find great stories from history retold in podcasts for your enjoyment. I am not an historian, just someone who loves history and a real good yarn.The podcasts you find here are based upon real events and real people. I will do my best to ensure historical ac… read more

15 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Evo and the Diggers darling

May 9th, 2021


A brilliant young inventor battling army bureaucracy in a race to save thousands of lives, and a nation at war. 

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Warrior Queen of the Iceni (What have the Romans ever done for us?)

February 2nd, 2021


What drove Boudicca, warrior queen of the Iceni, to raise an army to overthrow her tyrannical overlord, the super power of her day, the mighty Roman Empire?

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Dark forces

November 29th, 2020


Was the murder of the Romanov's linked to a dark force behind the throne? Could a simple man of God have been the reason for their downfall? What …

G'Day gang, Ernie here!

November 15th, 2020


G’day gang, Ernie here.

I thought I’d better pop me head up and say G’day, you know introduce me self and let you know what’s going on with Ripping Yarns from History.

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Alexander Pearce - the cannibal convict

November 7th, 2020


How hungry are you? Im so weak that I could eat a piece o' man. I'd seen the like before.. it eat much like a little pork.
On the 20th September 1822, …


October 27th, 2020


Whats in a name? In ancient times, when reverence for ancestors was more common than it is today, and people found meaning in omens and nature, and …


October 21st, 2020


Do you beleive in destiny? A predetermined fate that the universe holds for just a few special individuals who walk this Earth?

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The Indian Mutiny (First war for independence)

October 13th, 2020


The Indian mutiny is a British term, some prefer to call this event either the Indian Rebellion, or India's first war of independence. During the year 1857, three hundred thousand British trained and armed native Indian …


October 7th, 2020


Have you ever wanted to make a lot of money, real fast?

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The greatest inventor you've never heard of.

October 5th, 2020


Have you ever come up with a brilliant idea, only to have someone else take the credit for it? How about an idea that would change the world forever?

Eureka Stockade

October 2nd, 2020


The Eureka Stockade happened on the goldfields of Victoria in 1854, when gold miners (called diggers) fought against government soldiers in protest …


September 30th, 2020


Fordlandia! In the steaming Brazilian rainforrests, one mans dream of self sufficiency for his industrial empire is taking place.

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September 27th, 2020


History has many twists, and often makes strange bedfellows. The story of Lucky is one such yarn. What could the U.S. Naval Intellegence and a new …

Gavrilo Princips Sandwich

September 27th, 2020


Have you ever pondered on the What if's of history? How the most unlikely series of events could lead to one outcome or another? Or how the most …

Charge of the Light Brigade

September 27th, 2020


The Charge of the Light Brigade happened on 25th October 1854 during the Battle of Balaclava. Five divisions of lightly armed cavalry charged …

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