Henry II’s legacy | A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Simon Schama discusses the legacy of Henry II, following his role in the death of Thomas Becket.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'21''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Medieval Kingdoms, 1100-1406 | The Creation of the Medieval Kingdoms | Royal power in the reign of Henry II

Licence: ERA Licence required


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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: A History of Britain by Simon Schama
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Dynasty