Each episode concentrates of the history of a grand stately home in Britain. Its fate was often linked to that of one or more great aristocratic families, yet most now need a modern ... See full summary »
Historian of the medieval period, Helen Castor, presents an in depth and insightful series covering England's early Queens, from the High Middle Ages with Eleanor and get daughter-in-law ... See full summary »
Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.
James Oliver Wheatley
item 1. The curator of the Lancaster Castle artefacts suggested the main reason for inflicting the tongue restriction device was for "Fighting in the street" when in fact the device was specifically designed to punish those accused of slander or malicious gossip.
item 2. Henry V111 never renounced Catholicism, he was born a catholic and died a Catholic. He did renounce the authority of Rome and the Pope, making himself the head of the Catholic Church in England. He was never a champion of Protestism and Catholics were not executed for just being Catholics, they were executed for refusing to acknowledge him as head of the Catholic church in England. When making documentary films that are usually received as fact, it's imperative that published information is impartial and accurate.
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