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A series of six programmes
The years between the Norman Conquest and the death of Elizabeth I were some of the most turbulent in our history. Yet they are the very foundation of our lives and heritage. Professor Barry Cunliffe considers those times from the vantage point of Southern England in the 1970s.
1: Of Kings and Nobles
Five centuries separate the massive Norman castles and the elegant Palaces, like Hampton Court. But all held absolute power over ordinary people.
Producer HUGH pitt
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