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The Great Famine and the Black Death: The Field System

Duration: 02:35

Helped by today's villagers - field walking and reading the historical texts - and by the local schoolchildren digging archaeological test pits, Wood follows stories of individual lives through these times, out of which the English idea of community and the English character begin to emerge.

Available since: Fri 15 Oct 2010

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Michael Wood
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Michael Wood
Presenter
Michael Wood
Writer
Michael Wood
Presenter
Michael Wood
Writer
Michael Wood

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Michael Wood's Story of England The Great Famine and the Black Death

3/6 In 14th century Kibworth, a terrible famine is followed by the Black Death.

First broadcast: 06 Oct 2010

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