The English and British Monarchy through the Ages

The history of the English and British Monarchy.
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The Devil's Crown (1978 TV Series)
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BBC serial covering the rise of Henry ii. (55 mins.)
“ Henry II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Lion in Winter (2003 TV Movie)
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King Henry II (Patrick Stewart) keeps his wife, Eleanor (Glenn Close) locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him... (167 mins.)
“ Henry II, Richard I, John ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Ironclad (2011)
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In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. (121 mins.)
“ John ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ Edward I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Bruce (1996)
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In the early 14th century, Scottish warrior and Earl Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scots, leading Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England. (107 mins.)
“ Edward I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Edward II (1970 TV Movie)
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The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile. (125 mins.)
“ Edward II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Richard II (2012)
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Fey,vain and foolish,young Richard initiates his downfall by banishing Henry Bolingbroke and the Earl... (150 mins.)
“ Richard II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)
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1403:- Henry IV finds himself facing uprisings from the Welsh chieftain Owen Glendower and impetuous... (150 mins.)
“ Henry IV ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)
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As Northumberland swears revenge for his son's death and gathers his allies to fight the ailing king,the... (150 mins.)
“ Henry IV ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Henry V (1989)
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War in 1415, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France. (137 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ Henry V ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry V (2012)
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Hal is now a responsible monarch as Henry V,his rejection of Falstaff hastening the latter's death.... (150 mins.)
“ Henry V ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Richard III (1995)
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The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting. (104 mins.)
“ Richard III ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)
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Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII. (193 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
“ Henry VIII ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Tudors (2007 TV Series)
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. (60 mins.)
“ Henry VIII ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
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Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII. (115 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
“ Henry VIII ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Prince and the Pauper (2000 TV Movie)
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The King and a poor boy swap places. (90 mins.)
Director: Giles Foster
“ Edward VI ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Lady Jane (1986)
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The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward... (142 mins.)
Director: Trevor Nunn
“ Jane Grey ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Twisted Tale of Bloody Mary (2008)
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She was loved, she was a princess, heir to the throne - but the childhood fairytale turned to lifelong nightmare for Mary Tudor... (104 mins.)
Director: Chris Barnard
“ Mary I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Elizabeth (1998)
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A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch. (124 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
“ Elizabeth I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
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A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments. (114 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
“ Elizabeth I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Virgin Queen (2005 Mini-Series)
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The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim... (237 mins.)
“ Elizabeth I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Elizabeth I (2005 Mini-Series)
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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I. (223 mins.)
“ Elizabeth I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004 TV Movie)
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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot. (205 mins.)
“ James I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Devil's Whore (2008 Mini-Series)
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Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
“ Charles I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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To Kill a King (2003)
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A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I. (102 mins.)
Director: Mike Barker
“ Charles I, Oliver Cromwell ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Last King (2003 Mini-Series)
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The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return. (235 mins.)
“ Charles II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Madness of King George (1994)
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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced... (104 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
“ George III ” - ibrokeapot
 
28.
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006 TV Movie)
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George 'Beau' Brummel, a penniless but witty London gentleman, maintains a refined lifestyle with his loyal servant... (78 mins.)
“ George IV ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Victoria & Albert (2001 TV Movie)
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The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837... (200 mins.)
Director: John Erman
“ Victoria I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Young Victoria (2009)
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A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. (105 mins.)
“ Victoria I ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Lost Prince (2003 TV Movie)
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The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy. (180 mins.)
“ Edward VII, George V ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Wallis & Edward (2005 TV Movie)
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In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American... (94 mins.)
Director: David Moore
“ Edward VIII ” - ibrokeapot
 
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W.E. (2011)
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The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard. (119 mins.)
Director: Madonna
“ Edward VIII ” - ibrokeapot
 
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Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth. (99 mins.)
Director: Giles Foster
“ George VI ” - ibrokeapot
 
35.
The King's Speech (2010)
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The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ George VI ” - ibrokeapot
 
36.
Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII. (99 mins.)
“ George VI ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Iron Lady (2011)
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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. (105 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
“ Elizabeth II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Queen (2006)
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After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ Elizabeth II ” - ibrokeapot
 
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The Queen (2009 TV Series)
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This docudrama focuses on five key events in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Combining narration, interviews...
“ Elizabeth II ” - ibrokeapot