Edward Windsor takes to horseback and discovers that it was not always ponies for which the New Forest was famous. As we discover, it has borne witness to more than its fair share of mysterious deaths and acts of treason.
Edward Windsor's historical exploration of the south east of England takes him to one of the best natural harbours in the world, and home of the Royal Navy. Innovation is key: here we find the first dry dock, the first iron-clad warship and even the first place that tea was drunk socially.
This glorious city was an ancient capital of England. Edward traces back down the years the origins of the Crown via such luminaries as King Alfred, King Edgar and even King Arthur. Pillage, plunder, murder and miracle.
A tale of two towns concludes this tour by Edward Windsor through some of England’s most historic sites and their connections with the Crown. The regal links between the two towns is in small part due to George IV, but has more to do with some acts of derring-do and tales of wheeling and dealing.