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Sep 9, 2010

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. You can listen to the episode below. Or download the MP3 and listen to it on your favorite MP3 player. Subscribe to the feed so you do not miss a single episode. Items discussed: Magna Carta Battle of Dover Battle of Sandwich Henry Cannon “Eustace the Monk and the Battle of Sandwich” Glyn Burgess: Two medieval Outlaws: Eustace the Monk and Fouke Fitz Waryn The music was provided by Tim Rayburn. It is available at Use the icons below to download the .mp3 audio file, subscribe directly to iTunes or subscribe to the RSS feed.