Outlaw King – 2019

Tonight we’re talking about the recently released Outlaw King from Netflix starring Chris Pine as Robert The Bruce of Scotland. How accurate was it? Listen to find out.

Links from the discussion:

On Robert The Bruce

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/11/24/robert-the-bruce/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_the_Bruce

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Robert-the-Bruce

The review referenced 

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/movies/2018/11/08/review-outlaw-king-bloody-brutal-and-bit-funny/1893893002/

Comyn’s murder https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/robert-the-bruce-champion-of-scotland-or-murderous-usurper/

What Actually Happened at the Battle of Loudoun Hill

https://www.scotsman.com/future-scotland/tech/what-actually-happened-at-the-battle-of-loudoun-hill-1-4836567

http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/outlaw-king/

https://decider.com/2018/11/12/outlaw-king-robert-the-bruce-true-story/

Robert the Bruce and the Spider

https://www.transceltic.com/blog/legend-of-robert-bruce-and-spider

Scottish Thistle

http://www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk/thistle/thistle.html

Clothing: http://www.marariley.net/celtic/SentToKass/Scotland.htm

Overinvested Pod’s Outlaw King episode: http://www.overinvestedpodcast.com/episodes/outlaw-king

The Mystery of Edward II’s Death

https://www.thehistoryvault.co.uk/the-mystery-of-edward-iis-death/

Edward II’s life and legacy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_II_of_England

The dragon banner and the swans

https://decider.com/2018/11/12/dragon-banner-outlaw-king/

The Black Douglas and the Black Dinner

https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-the-black-dinner-massacre/daveesons

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clan_Douglas

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Dangerous Beauty – 1994

Tonight we’re talking about Dangerous Beauty, which was released in 1998 directed by Marshall Hershkovitz, starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt

When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours; and although we may be delicate and soft, some men who are delicate are also strong; and others, coarse and harsh, are cowards. – Veronica Franco

Historical links

http://www.kristingleeson.com/blog/the-venetian-courtesan-of-the-renaissance

http://www.projectcontinua.org/veronica-franco/

https://awomensthing.org/blog/womens-history-month-courtesan-veronica-franco/

https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/efts/IWW/BIOS/A0017.html

https://dornsife.usc.edu/veronica-franco/poems-and-letters/

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/73247.Veronica_Franco

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – 1991

This is Ladies on Period, we’re three friends who love movies set in periods…of history! Join Jeannie, Lauren, and Samantha as they explore Hollywood’s vision of “history”

Tonight we’re talking about 1991’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. A movie that had, at best, mixed reviews when it released.

Roger Ebert’s review https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/robin-hood-prince-of-thieves-1991

Who was Robin Hood? https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/7-myths-about-robin-hood/

The Sheriff of Nottingham? (hint: he didn’t exist) https://www.boldoutlaw.com/realrob/realrob4.html

Richard the Lionheart?

https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/8-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-richard-the-lionheart/

The Plantagenets?

WTF were those “Celts” wearing?
http://www.marariley.net/celtic/SentToKass/Scotland.htm

https://www.libraryireland.com/SocialHistoryAncientIreland/III-XVIII-2.php

Three Musketeers – 1993

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Ladies on Period! We’re three friends with major interests in history. Costumes, sex, and blood: these period movies have it all, and we’re here to talk about them.

We decided to start with 1993’s Three Musketeers! This is a movie that did not do well critically speaking. How historically accurate is it? How over the top was Tim Curry? How much fun is it? Join Jeannie, Lauren, and Samantha to find out!