Medieval Archives Podcast: Episode 03 – Eustace the Monk

Eustace the Monk

In this episode of the Medieval Archives we discuss Eustace the Monk, the most feared pirate of the 13th Century. Eustace the Monk left the monastery and became an outlaw, a magician and a pirate. We discuss his early life, why he left the monastery and how he turned to piracy. We also look at his role in the First Baron’s War and his death.

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Items discussed:

  • Magna Carta
  • Battle of Dover
  • Battle of Sandwich

The music was provided by Tim Rayburn. It is available at Magnatune.com

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