She-Wolves: England’s Early Queens

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Athena 26199705 #ad - Kings were warriors who earned power through blood spilled on the battlefield. Helen castor is a historian of medieval england, presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Making History, and author of the award-winning book Blood & Roses. Cambridge professor Dr. Shrink-wrapped. Captivating twists and shocking betrayals” —Radio Times U.

K. Riveting” —The Times U. K. Seen on public television The medieval and Tudor world was built for and ruled by men. Women who sought to rule in their own right were viewed with horror and vilified as “she-wolves. Yet beginning 800 years ago with matilda—daughter of Henry I, granddaughter of William the Conqueror—a handful of extraordinary women decided they would wear England’s crown.

She-Wolves: England's Early Queens #ad - They were thwarted, betrayed, imprisoned, and condemned until the day came when England had no choice but to name a female monarch. Hosted and based on the book by Dr. Helen castor, the fierce and fiery reactions they provoked, this captivating BBC series explores the lives of seven English queens who challenged male power, in fact, “an accomplished and elegant historian” The New York Times, and whether, and filmed on location in England and France, much has changed.

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Monarchy Complete Collection

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Athena 7507868 #ad - Broadcast edition with episodes not seen on PBS documenting a 1, 500-year history of power, passion and glory. In this captivating 16-part series, starkey advances a unifying narrative—the dynamic tension between authoritarian order and rule by consent of the governed—that makes Britain unique among the world’s nations.

Shrink-wrapped. Delightful and informative” —San Francisco Chronicle See this U. K. Meet the anglo-saxon king offa, who cultivated celebrity like a modern rock star; and Victoria, who ruled more like a mafioso than a monarch; Henry VIII, who remade the monarchy into the model of middle-class morality. Through it all, visit the very sites where history happened: Hastings, the Tower of London, Bosworth Field, and more.

Monarchy Complete Collection #ad - Over more than a millennium, betrayal, the British monarchy has survived brutality, and bloodshed to emerge as the oldest functioning political institution in Europe. Join eminent historian david starkey The Six Wives of Henry VIII as he probes the personalities of the men and women who wore the crown.

. An honorary fellow at cambridge university and a member of london’s Society of Royal Antiquaries, David Starkey CBE has taught history at the London School of Economics, written more than a dozen books, and presented many acclaimed television documentaries.

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Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets

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ACORN MEDIA 33732221 #ad - Presented by award-winning journalist and acclaimed historian Dan Jones, The Plantagenets is history like you've never seen it before: one with overbearing fathers and weak sons, treacherous allies and adulterous wives, warring cousins and best friends turned mortal enemies. Out of the chaos, darkness, and violence of the Middle Ages, one family seized control of England, holding on to power and ruthlessly crushing all competition for more than 300 years.

These kings murdered, betrayed, and tyrannized their way to spectacular success, for better or for worse, forging England as a nation and dragging it, into the modern world. Bonus features include a 12-page viewer's guide with a map of the plantagenet realm; a timeline; and articles on the time before and after the Plantagenets, Richard the Lion-heart, and how Magna Carta marked the beginning of representative democracy; and profiles of Plantagenet queensTo learn more, visit athenalearning.

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets #ad - Com Shrink-wrapped. This four-part series shows how a great dynasty was driven by the rawest of emotions-greed, envy, love, hate-and the relentless pursuit of power. Shrink-wrapped. Through dramatic reenactments, and masterful storytelling, historical documents, Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets tells a tale more shocking and brutal than anything found in fiction.

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Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death

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RLJ Entertainment 29085198 #ad - Why were physicians of no help to women enduring the pains of labor and the dangers of childbirth? why were newly married couples put to bed by the priest on their wedding night? What did it mean to die well and why was death such a communal affair, both before and after it happened?In seeking answers to these and other questions about the medieval world, Castor examines the ways in which the Church dominated the rites and rituals of life, and how every aspect of people's daily existence was colored by their awareness of the afterlife.

Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death #ad - Shrink-wrapped. In medieval lives: birth, Death, Marriage, historian and author Dr. Helen castor she-wolves: england's early Queens examines how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage-birth, marriage, and death. Shrink-wrapped. She goes on to reveal that, by the end of the Middle Ages, changes in the Church as a result of the Protestant Reformation would mean that these rituals would never be the same again.

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Britain's Bloody Crown

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ACORN MEDIA 43379612 #ad - Or add it to your own collection. Region 1 coded us & canada - 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, SDH. It was one of the most turbulent and violent periods in British history. Shrink-wrapped. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty. Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, conflict, passion, complete with colorful re-creations, and betrayal.

Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, darren bransford, catalin fartaes, Andrei Scorteanu, Cezar Grumazescu, tom durant pritchard, adina galupa, James Oliver Wheatley, denis Stefan, Andreea Sovan, Alexandru Fainisi, Florin Kevorkian, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Britain's Bloody Crown #ad - . Shrink-wrapped. Presented by award-winning journalist and acclaimed historian Dan Jones Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty, this four-part documentary reveals the true history of the Wars of the Roses like never before. Over the course of three decades, the crown changed hands seven times, and thousands of people were slaughtered.

Nearly 600 years ago, England was ripped asunder by a series of bloody battles for the throne. The wars of the roses, as the conflicts became known, were fought between the rival houses of Lancaster and York as they contended for supremacy.

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Secrets of the Six Wives DVD

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PBS 43449423 #ad - Combining drama based on eyewitness accounts and historical sources with Lucy's own contemporary historical commentary, it is these women's stories that Lucy sets out to uncover, witness, and explore. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty.

Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, complete with colorful re-creations, conflict, passion, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, and betrayal.

Secrets of the Six Wives DVD #ad - Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, adina galupa, james oliver wheatley, Alexandru Fainisi, Cezar Grumazescu, Catalin Fartaes, tom durant pritchard, Andrei Scorteanu, Andreea Sovan, Florin Kevorkian, Darren Bransford, denis Stefan, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Or add it to your own collection. Region 1 coded us & canada - 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, SDH. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Historian Dr. Lucy worsley travels back in time to the Tudor Court of England's Henry VIII to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of his six wives. Shrink-wrapped.

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The Normans - The Complete Epic Saga

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KULTUR VIDEO #ad - They were the brutal band of thugs who civilized a nation, conquered a kingdom and uncovered a continent. They rose through the ranks to reign in France; they conquered England through fear and terror then Scotland by way of invitation before they moved on to Ireland with Papal permission. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty.

Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, complete with colorful re-creations, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, conflict, passion, and betrayal.

The Normans - The Complete Epic Saga #ad - Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, denis stefan, catalin fartaes, florin Kevorkian, James Oliver Wheatley, adina galupa, Alexandru Fainisi, Andrei Scorteanu, tom durant pritchard, Andreea Sovan, Darren Bransford, Cezar Grumazescu, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Born of scandinavian roots, we chronicle their emergence from the forests and the fjords in search of a new homeland. They were the lawless bandits who embraced the French legal system, the heathens who infiltrated and dominated Christian Europe. Theirs is a saga of epic proportions. Northern france became the most progressive region of Western Europe while the Normans, hungry for Lebensraum and with a thirst for adventure, embarked on another epic voyage.

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Anne of the Thousand Days / Mary, Queen of Scots

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 0251950157 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Color. History Documentary. Sound: dolby 2. 0 Isbn: 978-0-7697-8771-8. Running time: 152 minutes. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty. Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, conflict, complete with colorful re-creations, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, passion, and betrayal.

Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, andrei scorteanu, florin kevorkian, denis Stefan, James Oliver Wheatley, tom durant pritchard, Alexandru Fainisi, Darren Bransford, adina galupa, Andreea Sovan, Cezar Grumazescu, Catalin Fartaes, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Anne of the Thousand Days / Mary, Queen of Scots #ad - Enter the world of majesty with two emotionally charged epics that expose the secret lives and public battles of England's most influential royalty in the Anne of the Thousand Days / Mary, Queen of Scots 2-Movie Collection! Honored with a combined 15 Academy Award nominations, and Mary, Queen Elizabeth I, Anne Boleyn, these films tell the torrid true-life tales of King Henry VIII, Queen of Scots.

Or add it to your own collection. Region 1 coded us & canada - 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, SDH. Shrink-wrapped. Featuring lavish costumes, stunning Technicolor photography and critically acclaimed performances, these spectacular films bring new life to some of the most powerful figures of all time! Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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The Hollow Crown: The Complete Series

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty. Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, complete with colorful re-creations, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, passion, conflict, and betrayal.

Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, james oliver wheatley, andrei scorteanu, adina galupa, Florin Kevorkian, denis Stefan, Catalin Fartaes, Cezar Grumazescu, tom durant pritchard, Alexandru Fainisi, Andreea Sovan, Darren Bransford, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

The Hollow Crown: The Complete Series #ad - History Documentary. Academy award winner jeremy irons the borgias, and ben whishaw Skyfall in his award-winning role as Richard II star in this epic tale of three kings, their battle for survival, Tom Hiddleston The Avengers, and the rise and fall of a dynasty. Shrink-wrapped. Sound: dolby 2. 0 From executive producer sam mendes skyfall, american beauty comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare’s most celebrated history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Part 1 and Part 2, and Henry V.

Or add it to your own collection. Region 1 coded us & canada - 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, SDH.

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 35383188 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Sound: dolby 2. 0 Shrink-wrapped. These three screen adaptations, henry vi in two parts and Richard III, tell the story of The Wars of the Roses, an exceptionally turbulent period in British history. Shrink-wrapped. Running time: 152 minutes. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty.

Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, complete with colorful re-creations, passion, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, conflict, and betrayal.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses #ad - Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, cezar grumazescu, andreea sovan, Darren Bransford, denis Stefan, Catalin Fartaes, Alexandru Fainisi, tom durant pritchard, James Oliver Wheatley, adina galupa, Andrei Scorteanu, Florin Kevorkian, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Isbn: 978-0-7697-8771-8. Shrink-wrapped. Shakespeare's plays are filmed in the visually breathtaking landscape and architecture of the period. Or add it to your own collection. Region 1 coded us & canada - 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, SDH. Shrink-wrapped.

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Masterpiece: Wolf Hall

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PBS 33569759 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. History Documentary. Shrink-wrapped. Tony award-winning actor mark rylance and emmy Award-winner Damian Lewis star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantels best-selling novels. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. A historical drama for a modern audience, wolf hall charts Cromwells meteoric rise in the Tudor court from blacksmiths son to Henry VIIIs closest advisor, trapped between his desire to do what is right and his instinct to survive.

Running time: 152 minutes. Color. Explore history - explore a key period in England's history with hip young historian Dan Jones Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty. Based on dan jones's bestseller - based on jones's new york times bestseller The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors, this exciting docudrama is a panoramic sweep through 100 bloody years of power struggles, passion, complete with colorful re-creations, conflict, and betrayal.

Masterpiece: Wolf Hall #ad - Wonderfully cast - steffan boje, darren bransford, adina galupa, Catalin Fartaes, Alexandru Fainisi, tom durant pritchard, Andrei Scorteanu, Cezar Grumazescu, Florin Kevorkian, James Oliver Wheatley, Andreea Sovan, denis Stefan, Gabriel Zaharia. Makes a great gift - perfect for any fan British history.

Isbn: 978-0-7697-8771-8. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.

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