Britain's Lost Battlefields With Rob Bell

September 2020
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Battle of Watling Street

3.0 3 x
Rob Bell investigates the events leading up to the Iceni queen Boudicca's uprising against the Roman invaders in the year 60-61 AD.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Battle of Hastings

3.0 1 x
The Battle of Hastings on 14th October 1066 ended Anglo-Saxon rule in England and resulted in the transformation of our language and culture. The events of the battle were immortalised in the Bayeux Tapestry, which appears to show King Harold dying with an arrow through his eye - but Rob learns that the story may not be as...
1:00:00

The Battle of Bannockburn

4.0 5 x
With the help of historians, battle experts and re-enactors, Rob reveals the tactics and events leading up to Robert the Bruce's famous victory against the English forces of King Edward II, despite being outnumbered two to one, on 24th June 1314 during the Scottish Wars of Independence.
June 2020
1:00:00

Class War in Tudor England

3.0 9 x
Rob Bell visits the village of Wymondham in Norfolk, where in 1549 a local dispute over land ownership and sheep-grazing led by yeoman farmer Robert Kett sparked one of the most violent rebellions by peasants against authority that Britain has ever seen.
1:00:00

The Battle of Naseby

4.0 6 x
The Battle of Naseby on 14th June 1645 resulted in a decisive victory for Oliver Cromwell's Ironsides army in the English Civil War, compelling Charles I to surrender and paving the way for rule by parliamentary democracy.
1:00:00

The Battle of Bosworth Field

4.0 13 x
Rob Bell visits Bosworth Field, site of the decisive battle in 1485 that ended the Wars of the Roses and ushered in the Tudor royal dynasty. Rob considers the key stages of the battle with historians and battle re-enactors, while Professor Turi King of Leicester University reveals how her team discovered the remains of Bri...
1:00:00

The Battle of Watling Street

4.0 9 x
Rob Bell investigates the events leading up to the Iceni queen Boudicca's uprising against the Roman invaders in the year 60-61 AD.
1:00:00

The Battle of Hastings

4.0 8 x
The Battle of Hastings on 14th October 1066 ended Anglo-Saxon rule in England and resulted in the transformation of our language and culture. The events of the battle were immortalised in the Bayeux Tapestry, which appears to show King Harold dying with an arrow through his eye - but Rob learns that the story may not be as...
1:00:00

The Battle of Bannockburn

4.0 8 x
With the help of historians, battle experts and re-enactors, Rob reveals the tactics and events leading up to Robert the Bruce's famous victory against the English forces of King Edward II, despite being outnumbered two to one, on 24th June 1314 during the Scottish Wars of Independence.
May 2020
1:00:00

Class War in Tudor England

4.0 4 x
Rob Bell visits the village of Wymondham in Norfolk, where in 1549 a local dispute over land ownership and sheep-grazing led by yeoman farmer Robert Kett sparked one of the most violent rebellions by peasants against authority that Britain has ever seen.
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