King of England (1413 to 1422) of the House of Lancaster, son of Henry IV. As victor of the Battle of Agincourt (1415, in the Hundred Years' War with France), he made England one of the strongest kingdoms in Europe.
Known as The Virgin Queen, her reign is referred to as the Golden Age when England asserted itself vigorously as a major European power in politics, commerce and the arts.
The first Roman Catholic to reign over England since Mary I. He developed new political parties during his reign and famously fathered numerous illegitimate children, of whom he acknowledged fourteen.
Victoria was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. Her reign lasted more than sixty three years - longer than that of any other British monarch.
Another epic tale from Britain's fascinating royal history, chronicling the rise and fall of King Henry II (1154 - 1189), Henry Plantagenet, the son of a French duke and English princess.
Historian Nigel Spivey examines how King Edward I (1272-1307) changed the shape of British history by waging his bloody wars of conquest to create the United Kingdom.
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