Historical Docsby FangedAngel | created - 02 May 2017 | updated - 30 Sep 2018 | Public
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Not Rated | Documentary, History
British historian Lucy Worsley travels to Russia to investigate the 300-year reign of the Romanov dynasty.
3. Tales from the Royal Bedchamber (2013)
Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary
Lucy Worsley gets into bed with our past monarchs to uncover the Tales from the Royal Bedchamber. She reveals that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. ... See full summary »
Historian Lucy Worsley reveals how some of the biggest moments in British History are actually a concoction of fibs and stories which have been manipulated by whoever was in power at the time.
Star: Lucy Worsley
8. Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home (2015 TV Movie)
60 min | History
The introduction of world trade in Tudor England inadvertently introduces foreign poisonous substances. One such case is sugar and the subsequent rotting of teeth.
9. Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home (2013 TV Movie)
60 min | History
Suzannah Lipscomb takes a tour of the Victorian home and unveils the hidden dangers that posed a deadly threat to Victorian life.
10. Tales from the Royal Wardrobe (2014 TV Movie)
PG | 59 min | Documentary, History
Today, few people's clothes attract as much attention as the royal family, but this is not a modern-day paparazzi-inspired obsession. Historian Dr. Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator at Historic ... See full summary »
11. Henry VIII and His Six Wives (2016– )
Not Rated | 60 min | History
A series about Henry VIII and his wives, chronicling the ups and downs in his marriages and how they shaped his reign as King and ultimately the face of Britain.
12. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (2001– )
50 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A dramatic documentary narrated and presented by controversial historian David Starkey about the lives as wives and Queens of the six wives of Tudor king Henry VIII.
13. Britain's Bloody Crown (2016– )
Not Rated | Drama, History
Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.
16. Inside the Court of Henry VIII (2015)
56 min | Documentary
Henry VIII is the most iconic king of English history. Part medieval tyrant, part renaissance prince, he ruled over his people as no king of England had ever done before. He took a country ... See full summary »
18. She-Wolves: England's Early Queens (2012)
177 min | Documentary
Helen Castor presents an in depth and insightful series covering England's early Queens, from the High Middle Ages with Eleanor and get daughter-in-law Eleanor of Aquitane, through the Late... See full summary »
Star: Helen Castor
19. Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History (2014– )
This two-part docudrama shows the love affair between King Henry VIII of England and his second wife, Anne Boleyn; presented by historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb.
20. New Hidden Killers (2013– )
Not Rated | Documentary
While trying to lead an empire, these rulers had no idea that the biggest threat to their lives was under their own roof. After the discovery of electricity, there were many wild inventions... See full summary »
22. Edward and Mary: The Unknown Tudors (2002– )
94 min | Documentary, History
Mary (who was to become England's first reigning Queen since Matilda but who is best known to generations of British schoolchildren as Bloody Mary) was the first born child of Henry VIII. ... See full summary »
23. The Real Versailles (2016 TV Movie)
Lucy Worsley untangles Louis XIV's complex world of court etiquette, fashion and feasting, while court politics expert Helen Castor delves into the archives and unpicks the Machiavellian world that Louis created.
Women life in 17th century.
28. Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death (2013– )
177 min | Documentary
In Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death, historian and author Dr. Helen Castor (She-Wolves: England's Early Queens) examines how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's ... See full summary »
29. Ancients Behaving Badly (2009– )
376 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This documentary explores some of the psychological behaviors regarding the world's most infamous celebrities in the ancient world, while utilizing modern scientific techniques to explain their actions.
30. The Most Evil Men and Women in History (2001– )
23 min | Documentary, History
Documentary series with each episode focusing on a solitary historical figure who, for various reasons, including despotism, canibalism, genocide, and too many atrocities to imagine, are ... See full summary »
33. The Real White Queen and Her Rivals (2013– )
60 min | History
The stories of three women at the heart of the Wars of the Roses - the 'White Queen' Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, as told by Phillipa Gregory
34. The Bible Rules (2014– )
Everyone knows about the Ten Commandments, but there are more than 2,000 rules and laws contained in the pages of the Bible. The Bible Rules on H2 explores these directives, which govern ... See full summary »
36. Bloody Queens: Elizabeth and Mary (2016 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A dramatised documentary detailing the bitter feud between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. The two Queens never met, but communicated for many years via letter. Mary's turmoil is ... See full summary »
37. Roman Vice (2005 TV Movie)
For more than 500 years, Rome was the most powerful and advanced civilization the world had ever known, ruled by visionaries and tyrants whose accomplishments ranged from awe-inspiring to ... See full summary »