In 1216, just before his death, English Monarch King John lost the original royal Crown Jewels. Were they lost to the landscape, buried beneath dozens of feet of silt and dirt? Or is it possible the jewels were intentionally misplaced? The tremendous loss of the crown jewels was perhaps karma for a king known for his cruelty. Sponsors! Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/UNEXPLAINED.
The Lost Treasure of “Bad King John”
In 1216, just before his death, English Monarch King John lost the royal Crown Jewels. Were they lost to the landscape, buried beneath dozens of feet of silt and dirt? Or is it possible the jewels were intentionally misplaced? Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye! Sponsors! Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code UNEXPLAINED15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
Unicorns Pt. 2
Reports surfaced in the late 1800s from local tribesmen in the Congo claiming a small horse-like creature hid in the woodlands. Men went in search of the mysterious animal. The creature in question: a unicorn. Expeditions have continued throughout history to find a living unicorn. Parcast - If you enjoyed this episode, check out our new show MYTHOLOGY! Subscribe today for more tales of mythical heroes, gods, and creatures! Sponsors! Project Blue Book - The new drama series Project Blue Book premieres Tuesday, January 8th at 10/9c on HISTORY.
According to mythical beliefs, the unicorn is a shy creature, living deep in the forest and rarely venturing near people. The creature is found in literature dating back to 1800 B.C.E. and is referenced in the King James Bible. Was Lancelot a genetic mutation or a descendant from a real species? Thank you to MYTHOLOGY Host, Vanessa for helping out with this episode! Subscribe to Parcast's new podcast, MYTHOLOGY, for more episodes on mythical creatures, heroes, and gods! Sponsors! SimpliSafe - Go to SimpliSafe.com/UNEXPLAINED to get a special offer.
The Garden of Eden Pt. 2 - Pinpointing Paradise
On the hunt for the real location of Eden, Molly and Richard use biblical text as a map to locate where the Garden may have originally been located. The Middle East and South America are definitely possibilities for this paradise of religion and myth. Sponsors! Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/UNEXPLAINED or text UNEXPLAINED to 500 500.