English History, Part 1 - Prehistory to 1830

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British Isles: A Natural History [DVD] [2004]
1.  British Isles: A Natural History [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Alan Titchmarsh
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  "3 Billion Years in the Making."
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A History of Ancient Britain - Series 1 [DVD]
2.  A History of Ancient Britain - Series 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Neil Oliver
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  "From the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC, through to the Bronze Age. Follows the growth of farming and trade, the establishment of homes and hamlets, and developing spiritual life."
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Simon Schama: A History of Britain - The Complete BBC Series [DVD]
3.  Simon Schama: A History of Britain - The Complete BBC Series [DVD] DVD ~ Simon Schama
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  "3100 BC – 1965. Starts in the Stone Age and describes the triumphs and trials of the monarchy, the effects of warring religions, the expansion of empire and the decline of Britain as a world power."
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Time Team Digs - A History of Britain [DVD]
4.  Time Team Digs - A History of Britain [DVD] DVD ~ Tony Robinson
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  "Uses previous Time Team digs to focus on particular periods in history - going from the Bronze Age to the modern day."
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Michael Wood's Story of England [DVD]
5.  Michael Wood's Story of England [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Wood
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  "Tells the story of one place, the Leicestershire village of Kibworth, throughout the whole of English history. From the Romans (43AD) to WWII."
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The Celtic Year
6.  The Celtic Year by Shirley Toulson
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  "407 - 664: A spiritual exploration of Celtic Christianity throughout the year."
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The Best Of The Mediaeval Baebes
7.  The Best Of The Mediaeval Baebes by Mediaeval Baebes
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  "500 – 1599: Olde English, French and Latin Mediaeval works, including Gaudete and the Coventry Carol."
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The Adventure of English
8.  The Adventure of English by Melvyn Bragg
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  "Covers the history of the language from its modest beginnings around 500 AD as a minor Germanic dialect, to its rise as an established global language."
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How We Built Britain (BBC) [DVD]
9.  How We Built Britain (BBC) [DVD] DVD ~ David Dimbleby
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  "Architecture over the last thousand years."
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The Pillars of the Earth [DVD] [2010]
10.  The Pillars of the Earth [DVD] [2010] DVD ~ Ian McShane
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  "1120 - 1170: Set during the time of the Anarchy, the civil war between the Empress Maud/Matilda and King Stephen, it revolves around the building of a cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge."
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Cadfael - The Complete Collection [DVD]
11.  Cadfael - The Complete Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Derek Jacobi
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  "1135 - 1145: Life in and around the Benedictine Abbey of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, during the Anarchy - the civil war between King Stephen and Empress Maud/Matilda."
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The Lion In Winter [DVD] [1968]
12.  The Lion In Winter [DVD] [1968] DVD ~ Peter O'Toole
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  "1183: Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine; their sons Richard the Lionhearted and Prince John; Henry’s mistress, Princess Alais, and her brother, King Philip of France; all meet up for Xmas."
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
13.  The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer
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  "1301 - 1400: A guidebook to the fourteenth century."
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A Knight's Tale [DVD] [2006]
14.  A Knight's Tale [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Heath Ledger
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  "1370s. A peasant named William rises to become a champion knight, with the help of his friends Roland, Wat, Kate, Jocelyn, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Edward the Black Prince."
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The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year, 1400-1700
15.  The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year, 1400-1700 by Ronald Hutton
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  "The religious and secular rituals which marked the passage of the year in late-medieval and early-modern England."
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The Sunne in Splendour
16.  The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman
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  "The Wars of the Roses: begins in 1459 with the protagonist, the future King Richard III, as a young boy, and ends in 1485 with his defeat at the Battle of Bosworth Field."
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Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century England (Penguin History)
17.  Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century England (Penguin History) by Keith Thomas
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  "Begins with the collapse of the medieval Church and ends with the changing intellectual atmosphere around 1700, when science and rationalism began to challenge the older systems of belief."
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Looking For Richard [DVD] [1996]
18.  Looking For Richard [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Al Pacino
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  "1591: Elizabethan theatre. Both a performance of selected scenes of Shakespeare's Richard III and a broader examination of his continuing role and relevance in popular culture."
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Shakespeare In Love [DVD] [1999]
19.  Shakespeare In Love [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
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  "1591-5: Shakespeare falls in love and writes Romeo and Juliet."
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Tales From The Green Valley [DVD]
20.  Tales From The Green Valley [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Sommer
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  "1620 - 1629: The farming year during the reign of James I."
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The Devil's Whore [DVD] [2008]
21.  The Devil's Whore [DVD] [2008] DVD ~ Andrea Riseborough
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  "1638 - 1660. Set during the English Civil War, it centres on the adventures of the fictional Angelica Fanshawe, and the historical Leveller soldier Edward Sexby."
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Stage Beauty [DVD]
22.  Stage Beauty [DVD] DVD ~ Billy Crudup
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  "1661. Ned Kynaston portrays female characters on stage. When Charles II bans men from playing female roles his career falters, whilst the career of his former dresser, Maria, thrives."
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At Home with the Georgians [DVD] [2010]
23.  At Home with the Georgians [DVD] [2010] DVD ~ Phil Cairney
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  "1714 - 1830. Unlocks the secrets of the Georgian home by investigating the lives of the people who lived in them."
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The Diary of a Farmer's Wife, 1796-97
24.  The Diary of a Farmer's Wife, 1796-97 by Anne Hughes
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  "The original document, a journal kept by Anne Hughes at the end of the 18th century, is thought to have passed down to Jeanne Preston, who transcribed, edited or restored it."
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