Romans to Normans
Michael Wood uncovers the history of Kibworth's first 1000 years, with a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and evidence of life on the eve of the Norman Conquest.
Groundbreaking series in which Michael Wood tells the story of one place throughout the whole of English history. The village is Kibworth in Leicestershire in the heart of England - a place that lived through the Black Death, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution and was even bombed in World War Two.
With the help of the local people and using archaeology, landscape, language and DNA, Michael uncovers the lost history of the first thousand years of the village, featuring a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings and graphic evidence of life on the eve of the Norman Conquest.
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- Wed 22 Sep 2010 23:30
- Mon 5 Dec 2011 19:00
- Tue 6 Dec 2011 00:55