Год выпуска: 2004
Жанр: Образовательное видео
Продолжительность: 49:27. На английском языке с английскими субтитрами.
Описание: История английской монархии в период с 400 до 1400 годов нашей эры. Для изучающих английский язык и английскую историю.
British academic David Starkey, charting the political and ideological history of the English monarchy (later British), from the Saxon period to modern times.
Part 1 - A Nation State.
David Starkey traces the emergence of an English identity from the collapse of Roman rule, through the German invasions, and onto the early Anglo-Saxon Kings, concluding with the first king of all England, Edgar.
Part 2 - Ængla Land.
David Starkey looks at the Viking invasions tha lead to the eventual assimilation of the newcomers.
Part 3 - Conquest.
The Norman conquest and the brutal reign of William the Conqueror precedes the birth of the age of chivalry concluding with the bitter struggle between Matilda and Stephen for the crown.
Part 4 - Dynasty.
Covers the reigns of the charismatic Henry II and Richard the Lionheart, who spends most of his reign on crusades and John who makes enemies of nearly everyone and ends up having to agree to be a vassal of the Pope and signa the Magna Carta. Henry III becomes King at 9 years of age. When he was 25 he tried to break the control of the Barons but fails. His son, Edward, restores the Monarchy.
Part 5 - A United Kingdom.
This episode is devoted to the reigns of the three Edwards (I, II & III) who expanded the English empire into Wales, Scotland and much of France and started the Hundred Years' War.
Part 6 - Death of a Dynasty.
After the death of Edward III, whose heir the Black Prince is already dead, the rightful heir Richard is usurped by his cousin Henry Bollingbrook and the next 100 years sees 7 kings and many civil wars. All this upheaval results in the end of the Lancastrian kings after the War of the Roses.
Видео кодек: XviD
Аудио кодек: AC3
Видео: XVID 640x352 25.00fps 784Kbps
Аудио: Dolby AC3 48000Hz stereo 192Kbps