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Historian David Starkey reflects on the Medieval rulers of England focusing on Henry II, Richard the Lionheart, Edward I, and Henry V.
In the 12th century, the Third Crusade brought together two great leaders, Saladin and Richard the Lionheart who would battle over the holy city of Jerusalem. This extensive documentary looks at each of these men and their common cause, holy war.
BBC 8 min documentary on Battle of Hastings
In 1066 the British and French forces fought in the Battle of Hastings to gain control of the British throne. This documentary looks at battle tactics, life for soldiers and what finally turned the tide in the conflict.
- An excellent website that makes available a digitized version of the Magna Carta. Audio files answer many FAQ’s about the manuscript and its