The Plantagenets

October 2015
51:48

S1 Ep3 - The Death Of Kings

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The Death Of Kings - Professor Robert Bartlett charts the downfall of the Plantagenet dynasty. In the last century of their rule four Plantagenet kings are violently deposed and murdered by members of their own family. It is the bloodiest episode in the entire history of the English monarchy. As the Plantagenets turns in on themselves England is dragged into decades of brutal civil war. (Ep.3) (From the UK) (Documentary) PG CC
September 2015
52:00

S1 Ep2 - An English Empire

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An English Empire - Professor Robert Bartlett continues the remarkable story of the Plantagenets. England's longest reigning royal dynasty fights to expand their power across the British Isles, and win back their lands in France. In this golden age of chivalry, a clear sense of English nationhood emerges and parliament is born. (S.1,Ep.2) (From the UK) (Documentary) PG(A) CC
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S1 Ep1 - The Devil's Brood

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The Devil's Brood - Professor Robert Bartlett explores the foundations of the Plantagenets, England's most dysfunctional yet longest ruling royal dynasty. In a story of intrigue, treachery and violence, he tells how the family expanded their power beyond their French homeland and transformed the culture and politics of the British Isles. Bartlett explores how the first Plantagenet king, the fiery Henry II, won his crown and attempted to consolidate his power through marriage, conflict with the ...
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