Terry Jones’ Medieval Lives | The King

How much do we really know about our medieval kings? Terry Jones finds flaws in Richard the Lionheart, admirable qualities in the pilloried character of Richard II, negative bias in Shakespeare's portrayal of Richard III - and even a male monarch airbrushed out of the royal line.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 29'22''
  • Broadcast date: 2004

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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