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Secrets from the Sky - Tintagel Castle episode 1
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Secrets from the Sky – Tintagel Castle episode 1

Secrets from the Sky - Tintagel Castle episode 1: Historian Bettany Hughes takes to the air to unravel the legend of King Arthur. Bettany and Ben visit Tintagel Castle in Cornwall to show evidence that the castle has its roots in the Dark Ages and was once part of a world trading network.     Britain is full of monuments and other buildings that have historical significance, some of which are explored in an unusual way on this show. Historian…

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Read more about the article In Search of Myths and Heroes episode 4 – Arthur
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In Search of Myths and Heroes episode 4 – Arthur

In Search of Myths and Heroes episode 4 - Arthur: Michael Wood examines the enduring legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. How did the myth develop and what is the history behind this famed figure?     Documentary series in which historian Michael Wood goes in search of the world's greatest myths.   In Search of Myths and Heroes episode 4 - Arthur   King Arthur (Welsh: Brenin Arthur, Cornish: Arthur Gernow, Breton: Roue Arzhur)…

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Read more about the article King Arthur’s Britain – The Truth Unearthed
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King Arthur’s Britain – The Truth Unearthed

With exclusive access to a major new excavation, Alice Roberts pulls together all the latest evidence to reveal what Dark Age Britain was really like. In the fifth century, the future of Britain hung in the balance; after four centuries of straight roads and hot and cold running water the Romans upped and left, called back to support their own ailing Empire.     The country quickly descended into chaos, plunging the native population into poverty and instability as their…

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