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42. How did Britain accidentally-on-purpose take over India?

from  Dad and Me Love History

Mar 1, 2021

 

We get to India by looking at the origins of Empire, Elizabeth I’s Muslim friends and England v Britain In investigating why and how the English (later, the British) got involved in India, we discover how a bit of charm and a trading company can spread an empire – all backed with brute force. We enjoy a side-track into a headless Mary and how England most definitely does not equal Britain. And you’ll find answers to the best homemade jokes like “Which country’s empire tastes best at Christmas?” ...more

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