Lord Minimus- The Renaissance Dueling Dwarf

In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at how “Dick” came to be short for “Richard”.

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Moving on to the main topic, we are looking at the fascinating story of a 17th century dwarf who would go from humble beginnings to being knighted and becoming a Captain of the Horse and member of the Queen of England’s court.

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  • Transcript please. Some of us don’t have the time or maybe the connection to listen to the podcast.

  • I second the motion to provide a transcript for those of us who can read at work, but not listen/watch at work.