A history of the English Crown from AD 400 to today.
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Sensationalist Drivel
13 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

It starts okay, just a quick overview of snapshots of history. This didn't bother me so much, as this is television. My problem arose when the narrator starts to outlined the War of the Roses. It's comical that a historian would use this phrase, but his use of the term perfectly illustrates the problem. The show becomes propaganda at this point, like he took all of Shakespeare's Richard III and quoted it verbatim, with the result being "Tudors good, Yorks bad." Even the actors who portray the Yorks are sensationalized. Richard is eighteen during this time but is portrayed by a man who looks to be in his mid thirties. Sorry, but if this is what Acorn TV considers a documentary, then I have to pass.


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