Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty

Out of the chaos, darkness and violence of the Middle Ages, one family rose to seize control of England - The Plantaganets. Acclaimed historian Dan Jones tells the story of the dynasty who ruled England and much of France during the Middle Ages. More shocking, brutal and exhilarating than Game of Thrones, these events actually happened.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom Channel 5 (2014 - 2014)
Schedule: Thursdays at 09:00 (45 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 1x04; Dec 18, 2014

The story of the Plantagenets reaches its catastrophic climax under the most vicious of them all, the boy-king Richard II. A hero after he crushes the Peasants' Revolt, the 14-year-old ruler launches a reign of terror that threatens to bring down the

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: TyrannyDec 18, 2014
1x03: RevengeDec 11, 2014
1x02: HatredDec 4, 2014
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