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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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Tue 6 Dec 2011 00:55

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  • Wed 22 Sep 2010 21:00
  • Wed 22 Sep 2010 23:30
  • Thu 23 Sep 2010 00:30
  • Thu 23 Sep 2010 03:00
  • Thu 23 Sep 2010 22:00
  • Sat 25 Sep 2010 20:00
  • Thu 30 Sep 2010 21:00
  • Thu 30 Sep 2010 23:50
  • Sat 2 Oct 2010 22:30
  • Wed 13 Oct 2010 23:20
  • Sat 3 Sep 2011 20:00
  • Sun 4 Sep 2011 01:15
  • Mon 5 Dec 2011 19:00
  • Tue 6 Dec 2011 00:55