David Starkey's Monarchy

February 2018

Death of a Dynasty

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David Starkey gives us the cold hard facts about medieval kings Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V and Henry VI, whose reigns were immortalised in Shakespeare plays.

United Kingdom

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A tale of three Edwards: Edward I's bid to forge a 'United Kingdom', Edward II's disastrous rule and Edward III's restorative reign. David Starkey takes up the saga.
January 2018


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Hear about the ruthless ambition of Henry II of England - and his feud with Thomas Becket - as David Starkey sheds light on the Angevin kings of the 12th and 13th centuries.


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Learn more about the turbulent times that followed the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest in David Starkey's meticulous study of the British monarchy.

Aengla Land

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The Anglo-Saxons take centre stage in David Starkey's chronicle of the monarchy, from the Germanic migration to Britain in the fifth century up to the Battle of Hastings.
November 2017

The Shadow of the King

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Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I all succeeded their father Henry VIII, but what were their legacies? David Starkey recalls the House of Tudor's final years.

Tudors and Stuarts

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Plantagenet in-fighting lead to the Wars of the Roses in the 1450s. David Starkey takes in the reigns of Richard III and Henry VII as he recalls our royal history.