Archive by Era: 16th Century - page 2

  1. Shakespeare and Literary Criticism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the enduring popular and academic appeal of Shakespeare.

  2. Shakespeare's Life

    Melvyn Bragg and guests consider the enigma of the life of William Shakespeare

  3. Shakespeare's Work

    Melvyn Bragg examines what it is about Shakespeare’s work that makes it universal.

  4. Slavery and Empire

    Melvyn Bragg examines British imperialism and its captives, both slaves and Britons.

  5. St Bartholomew's Day Massacre

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the infamous St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 1572.

  6. The Aztecs

    Melvyn Bragg examines the creation, power and legacy of the Aztec Empire.

  7. The Death of Elizabeth I

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth I.

  8. The Diet of Worms

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the events that helped trigger the European Reformation.

  9. The Dissolution of the Monasteries

    Melvyn Bragg examines Henry VIII's policy of the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

  10. The Field of the Cloth of Gold

    Melvyn Bragg examines the Field of the Cloth of Gold, and Tudor conspicuous consumption.

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