Monarchy is more than the biographies of the kings and queens of England. It is an in-depth examination of what the English monarchy has meant, in terms of the expression of the individual, the Mother of Parliaments, Magna Carta, the laws of England and the land of England.
In this series Dr David Starkey, Britain's most eminent living historian and presenter brings to life powerful individuals with colourful characters using his unique and engaging gift as a communicator. The importance of the rich heritage of the Anglo-Saxon kings is underlined, and among the kings most heavily featured are: Alfred the Great, Canute, Edward the Confessor, William the Conqueror, Henry II, Richard Lionheart, Henry III and Henry VI.
Episode 17 - The Windsors:
The fourth series of Dr Starkey's acclaimed series comprises just one extended episode which takes us from the death of Queen Victoria to the present day.
It includes speculation on the path which the future King Charles III may take.