Series 1


Series 1

History series presented by Simon Schama.


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Beginnings

1. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, Beginnings

Simon Schama visits the miraculously preserved Stone Age cottages of Skara Brae in Orkney.

Conquest

2. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, Conquest

The saga of William the Conqueror's triumph at the Battle of Hastings.

Dynasty

3. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, Dynasty

How Henry II built a great medieval empire only for his wife and son to destroy it.

Nations

4. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, Nations

The story of Edward I who tried to force English rule on Scotland and Wales.

King Death

5. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, King Death

Simon Schama investigates the Black Death - the horror of medieval Britain.

Burning Convictions

6. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, Burning Convictions

How Henry VIII's passion for Anne Boleyn set in motion a tidal wave of religious upheaval.

The Body of the Queen

7. A History of Britain by Simon Schama: Series 1, The Body of the Queen

Simon Schama examines the relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and her cousin Mary.