Michael Wood's Story of England


Michael Wood's Story of England

Michael Wood tells the story of one place, the Leicestershire village of Kibworth, throughout the whole of English history


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Romans to Normans

1. Michael Wood's Story of England: Romans to Normans

The history of Kibworth's first 1,000 years, with a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings.

Domesday to Magna Carta

2. Michael Wood's Story of England: Domesday to Magna Carta

How the Normans built a castle in Kibworth and its effect on the local population.

The Great Famine and the Black Death

3. Michael Wood's Story of England: The Great Famine and the Black Death

In 14th century Kibworth, a terrible famine is followed by the Black Death.

Henry VIII to the Industrial Revolution

5. Michael Wood's Story of England: Henry VIII to the Industrial Revolution

Kibworth sees 17th century dissenters, an 18th century writer and knitting factories.