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  1. Alexander II's brutality in the creation of Scotland

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    The brutality of Alexander II in forcing the unification of Scotland.

  2. Claimants to the Scottish throne

    Duration: 03.56

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    King Edward I of England decides the future of the Scottish crown at Norham.

  3. Death of King James II of Scotland

    Duration: 01.07

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    The death of James II left James III, a boy king, in charge of Scotland.

  4. Declaration of Arbroath

    Duration: 03.12

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    What it meant for Robert the Bruce to be excommunicated and the Declaration of Arbroath.

  5. Edward I and Caernarfon castle

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    Castle building by Edward I in medieval Wales.

  6. Henry II, Thomas Becket and the church courts

    Duration: 03.59

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    Henry II’s attempts to deal with the problem of church courts and the murder of Becket.

  7. Henry VII wins at the Battle of Bosworth

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    Reconstruction of the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.

  8. Interpretations of Thomas Becket

    Duration: 03.33

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    Different interpretations of the story of Thomas Becket.

  9. James I and Scotland's role in the 100 Year War

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    Scotland's support for France in the 100 Year War and how Henry V used James I.

  10. James III of Scotland

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    How and why James III is viewed as Scotland's first renaissance king.