We look at the reign of King George I, George II and George III, and how the clash between Prime Minister William Pitt and George III led to the American War of Independence.
We look at the consequences of the Civil War and how the monarchy itself was under threat, and examine how Oliver Cromwell was able to bring about the execution of the monarch Charles I.
We look at the reign of Henry VIII, including his many marriages and the upheaval caused by the split with the Roman Catholic Church.
Dr David Starkey presents the remarkable story of Charles II who secured the restoration of the English monarchy by a series of political twists and turns.
A look at the events of 1688 and the aftermath, when the unpopular Roman Catholic King James II was overthrown and replaced with the protestant Stuart Mary and her husband William of Orange.
David Starkey explores the impact of the French Revolution on the monarchy in Britain, the madness of George III, and the subsequent long war with France.
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