David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

6 Episodes

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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy
  • Monarchy - S1 Ep3

    Episode 1

    Following the Battle of Hastings and subsequent Norman Conquest. This covers a tumultuous time in English history, which saw murders and eventually, civil war. The story of all of the English monarchs of the House of Normandy.

  • Monarchy - S1 Ep2

    Episode 2

    Following the Battle of Hastings and subsequent Norman Conquest. This covers a tumultuous time in English history, which saw murders and eventually, civil war. The story of all of the English monarchs of the House of Normandy.

  • Monarchy - S1 Ep1

    Episode 3

    The rise of the Anglo-Saxons, the wars against the Vikings and the victory over King Harold by the Norman Duke William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings.

  • Monarchy - S1 Ep4

    Episode 4

    The reign of the Angevins Henry II of England, and his conflict with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, the corrupted reign of King John and the long struggled reign of Henry III.

  • Monarchy - S1 Ep5

    Episode 5

    The reigns of three Edwards: Edward I, and his attempt at a United Kingdom, how his son Edward II almost lost it all, but restored by Edward III, grandson of Edward I.

  • Monarchy - S1 Ep6

    Episode 6

    Follows the reigns made famous by Shakespeare: Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V and Henry VI. A time of civil unrest and doubt in monarchy itself.