Eight years later, Jack's fixation with the cathedral leaves him little time or energy for anything else, while Aliena's fixation with the distant Earldom of Shiring has married her to Alfred, a man she hates. Waleran and Alfred develop a plot to get rid of Jack for good and it seems to be working until evidence comes to light that makes all wrongs rectified. Written by
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When William is lynched he dies almost instantly as if the noose was fastened with a "hangman's knot", which was not invented until much later. A medieval hanging would have used a "short drop" where the condemned man would have taken between 10 and 20 minutes to die from strangulation. See more
Main Titles - The Pillars Of The Earth
Performed by Trevor Morris See more