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    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 8 - The King - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 143,908 views
      Terry Jones asks just how much we really know about our medieval kings. Using the three king Richards as a sample, he discovers that 'Good' King Richard the Lionheart was anything but, and discover...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 7 - The Outlaw - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 106,113 views
      Were medieval outlaws really like Robin Hood and were the sheriffs evil and corrupt. The answer is no. Terry Jones discovers that Sheriffs were pen pushing bureaucrats and the biggest threat to law...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 6 - The Philosopher - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 108,028 views
      Terry Jones puts a different view on Medieval scientists, or philosophers as they were known. Not only did alchemists, physicians and engineers of the Middle Ages make key scientific discoveries bu...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 5 - The Knight - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 166,061 views
      Terry Jones examines the romantic notion of the Knight in Shining Armour had little interest in rescuing damsels in distress. They were far more interested in the fine arts of killing people, makin...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 4 - The Minstrel - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 102,648 views
      Terry Jones investigates the truth about Minstrels, often seen as luvvies wandering the country to entertain the courts of lords and ladies with whimsical songs. But medieval showbiz could be a ver...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 3 - The Damsel - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 122,292 views
      The modern image of medieval women is passive, shy, vulnerable and constantly in need of rescue. But the reality is very different. The damsels that Terry Jones discovers, ran businesses, led armie...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 2 - The Monk - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 160,896 views
      Terry Jones examines the truth behind the medieval monastery. The ideal of giving up everything for a life of prayer and solitude was often undermined by monks' ability to make money out of almost ...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 1 - The Peasant - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 403,753 views
      The stereotype of the medieval peasant is a toothless, filthy, ignorant wretch. Or were they? Terry Jones discovers that peasants were in fact literate, emancipated, highly political and legally sa...
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    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 2 - The Monk - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 160,896 views
      Terry Jones examines the truth behind the medieval monastery. The ideal of giving up everything for a life of prayer and solitude was often undermined by monks' ability to make money out of almost ...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 3 - The Damsel - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 122,292 views
      The modern image of medieval women is passive, shy, vulnerable and constantly in need of rescue. But the reality is very different. The damsels that Terry Jones discovers, ran businesses, led armie...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 4 - The Minstrel - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 102,648 views
      Terry Jones investigates the truth about Minstrels, often seen as luvvies wandering the country to entertain the courts of lords and ladies with whimsical songs. But medieval showbiz could be a ver...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 8 - The King - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 143,908 views
      Terry Jones asks just how much we really know about our medieval kings. Using the three king Richards as a sample, he discovers that 'Good' King Richard the Lionheart was anything but, and discover...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 5 - The Knight - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 166,061 views
      Terry Jones examines the romantic notion of the Knight in Shining Armour had little interest in rescuing damsels in distress. They were far more interested in the fine arts of killing people, makin...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 7 - The Outlaw - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 106,113 views
      Were medieval outlaws really like Robin Hood and were the sheriffs evil and corrupt. The answer is no. Terry Jones discovers that Sheriffs were pen pushing bureaucrats and the biggest threat to law...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 6 - The Philosopher - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 108,028 views
      Terry Jones puts a different view on Medieval scientists, or philosophers as they were known. Not only did alchemists, physicians and engineers of the Middle Ages make key scientific discoveries bu...
    • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - S1 Ep 1 - The Peasant - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 403,753 views
      The stereotype of the medieval peasant is a toothless, filthy, ignorant wretch. Or were they? Terry Jones discovers that peasants were in fact literate, emancipated, highly political and legally sa...
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