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Age of Worship

2. Seven Ages of Britain: Age of Worship

Britain's art from the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 to the death of Richard II in 1400.

Tallis, Byrd and the Tudors

3. Sacred Music: Series 1, Tallis, Byrd and the Tudors

Thomas Tallis and William Byrd were important composers in England's musical Renaissance.

Church

1. Restoration Home: Series 1, Church

Following the restoration of St Thomas a Becket church.

Reformation: Chaos and Creation

4. Churches: How to Read Them: Reformation: Chaos and Creation

How the medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary fuelled the anger of the Reformation.

The Victorians and After

6. Churches: How to Read Them: The Victorians and After

How medieval imagery made a surprise return to Victorian places of worship.

Restoration and Reason

5. Churches: How to Read Them: Restoration and Reason

How 18th-century churches reflect the excitement and vigour of a turbulent time.

Medieval Death

3. Churches: How to Read Them: Medieval Death

How churches were designed to give medieval people a way to 'escape' death.

Medieval Life

2. Churches: How to Read Them: Medieval Life

How and why parish churches played a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.

Dark Beginnings

1. Churches: How to Read Them: Dark Beginnings

How churches were originally intended to protect the altar and the rite of the Eucharist.