The eminent historian and broadcaster David Starkey introduces viewers with a complex and full of intriguing history of British rulers. You'll see how inextricably intertwined in the personal stories of the royal family drama and political intrigue, as the actions that took place in the bedchamber and fields of labor, form political institutions, allowing to run the state and the current day. Due to the unique manner of David Starkey viewers can revive in his own imagination pages of history: the struggle for power, all-consuming passion, municipal treason and murder. Narrator explore the true meaning of the British monarchy and its impact on modern history not only of England, and the whole world.
Series 1 — The national government
Dr David Starkey introduces us to the history of the English monarchy, the 1st of the oldest political institutions in Europe, and is aware of the great British royals.
series 2 — Inglalend
Dr David Starkey knows the history of the Anglo-Saxons and of King Canute, who ruled in the XI century, to the time before he was overthrown in 1066, William the Conqueror.
series 3 — The Conquest
David Starkey vorachivaetsya to the events of the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest. These were troubled times, soon led to civilian war in the UK.
Series 4 — Dynasty
Leafing through the pages of the history of the English monarchy, David Starkey knows about the era of the reign of King Henry II and his quarrel with Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Series 5 — United Kingdom
David Starkey raskazyvaet about how Edward I created the United Kingdom, and his son Edward II effectively destroyed it. But Edward III succeeded his father to correct the error.
Series 6 — Death of a Dynasty
Historian David Starkey will explore the era of British rule of the rulers, famous creations of William Shakespeare, including Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V.
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