On today`s episode of HoPP we will look at Eustace the Black Monk!  He worked a pirate for the English and French before being taken care of….  He lived from 1170 AD to 1217 AD and his life has become that of a myth and legend.  Some compare him to Robin Hood and other `Outlaws`… Read More


Wow! I had no idea HoPP was mentioned in the best-history-podcasts-right-now-to-listen-to article on Uproxx.com ! Very cool stuff. Im a bit surprised but it looks like its our HoPP Podcast image along with Sir Dan Carlin’s Podcast image. How crazy is that!!? Honored is an Understatement! So excited for 2017 and #YearOfThePirate, i hope you all… Read More


Part 2 of these special episodes of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Favorite Male Historical Real Pirate !   The winner as we mentioned on the last episode, is a one Blackbeard Was he really as scary as everyone thought… Cheers to Gasparilla Media Website Design Renaissance Festival… Read More


Today’s special episode of HoPP is focusing on the International Pirate Awards and the winner for Female Historical Real Pirate !   I won’t spoil the fun here with telling you who the winner is, so hurry up and listen….but remember you can find the full list of winners for all sorts of piratical categories… Read More


Afternoon Crew! While you’re waiting for the next episode of HoPP, take a moment and check out this Special Episode which has been recorded by friend of the show Phil Johnson from the Under the Crossbones Podcast.  http://www.underthecrossbones.com/ We are posting it on both feeds because its about the first annual international pirate awards!!! Phil… Read More


On today’s episode of HoPP we look at the Pirates / Vikings that went to Ireland and how they were greeted by the Irish settlers, and then we turn to France and how the Vikings visited them many times before getting bored.  This episode is not as long as usual, but after the waves we… Read More


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Big news for HoPP, Captain Craigbuddy and the Crew of the History of Pirates Podcast! We’ve been nominated in the Education Category for The Academy of Podcaster Awards.   Here’s some more info: What is the Academy? The Academy of Podcasters is a group of influential contributors to the podcast space who will come together every… Read More