Monarchy With David Starkey – Set 2

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


The English Crown is one of the oldest surviving governing institutions in the world, and historian David Starkey is among its most erudite and energetic chroniclers. In this splendid documentary series, Dr. Starkey presents the complete history of British royal rule from the Dark Ages to the early 20th century. Filmed on location in castles, churches, and battlegrounds, it’s a vivid tapestry of bloodshed, betrayal, power, and passion. This second set from the series — which debuted on Britain’s Channel 4 in 2004 before airing on public TV stations States-side — covers the 1660s through the early 20th century and includes: “The Return of the King”; “The Glorious Revolution”; “Rule Britannia”; “Empire”; and “Survival.” Call number: DA28.1 .M662 2007

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