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The Plantagenets

The price of living with more settled times with regards to the monarchy, is that Shakespeare would have very little history play material. Tales of Prince Phillip’s racism, Prince Andrew’s private flight expenses, not to mention all the tabloid marriage stuff wouldn’t exactly pack out the theatres for centuries to come. 428 more words

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My Thoughts on 'The Great Fire: In Real Time', Presented by Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Rob Bell

FIRST AIRED: MAY-JUNE 2017
TV CHANNEL: CHANNEL 5
PRESENTERS: DR SUZANNAH LIPSCOMB, DAN JONES & ROB BELL

Everyone has heard about the Great Fire of London in 1666. 1,279 more words

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My Thoughts On ‘Elizabeth I’ - A Documentary by Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones

FIRST AIRED: May 2017
CHANNEL: Channel 5
PRESENTERS: Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones
WRITERS: Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Christopher Holt

What is ‘Elizabeth I’ about?: 1,709 more words

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Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour: Two Peas in a Pod? Part Two

To Put It Bluntly… Jane Seymour Is Boring!:
   Many people accuse Jane of being a hypocrite. She presented herself as a quiet and demure Tudor wife, yet she also sat back and waited until her husband had executed her mistress before marrying him herself. 1,774 more words

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Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour - Two Peas in a Pod? Part One

“Night and day; heaven and hell.” At least, that’s how David Starkey describes the contrasts between King Henry VIII’s second and third wives.

It is true that from all outward appearances, Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour could not have been more opposite even if they tried! 1,993 more words

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Gig Review - Without Grace

The journey to Birmingham turned out to be quite a stressful time, what with traffic and other circumstances which were beyond my control. This resulted in arriving at the venue far too late, and missing out on the interview which had been planned. 514 more words

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones

This review will probably come as a surprise to absolutely no one.  As a medievalist and someone with a particular interest in knights and chivalry, the Knights Templar feature prominently in my studies.  1,313 more words

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