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Britain's Bloody Crown 

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Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.
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Series cast summary:
Dan Jones ...  Himself - Presenter 4 episodes, 2016
Steffan Boje ...  Richard, Duke of York 3 episodes, 2016
James Oliver Wheatley ...  Earl of Warwick 3 episodes, 2016
Darren Bransford ...  Richard III 2 episodes, 2016
Tom Durant Pritchard ...  Edward IV 2 episodes, 2016
Constantin Florescu ...  Edmund, Duke of Somerset 2 episodes, 2016
Adina Galupa ...  Elizabeth Woodville 2 episodes, 2016
Voicu Hetel Voicu Hetel ...  Henry VI 2 episodes, 2016
Deliu Ionut Deliu Ionut ...  Bow Master 2 episodes, 2016
Alexandra Popescu Alexandra Popescu ...  Margaret of Anjou 2 episodes, 2016
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Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.

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7 January 2016 (UK) See more »

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Seems more of personal opinion than fact, leaving vital clues out, seemingly for bias reasons. Very bias
21 November 2019 | by mrsksnookSee all my reviews

There is so much left out of this series. Although I didn't at first dislike it. Not until they continually left out key people who played major parts/factors in the decades of the wars of the roses. When watching the "princes must die" is where my enjoyment of the series really wavered. I didn't like the way Mr. Jones mocked Richard III, rolling his eyes like, "Seriously?!" and continually called him a tyrant and that his reasoning was always ridiculous or his claims and justifications are "paper thin." Truly it wasn't, for it is more clear to anyone that the Duke of Gloucester stayed loyal to his brother king Edward to the end. They also add that, "it's almost certain he (Richard)had them (the Princes) murdered." There isn't any proof of this. And whoever wrote for the show is adamant to get the old age image of Richard back to being the tyrannical horrid usurper that the Tudors painted him to be. Lastly, to say that the one that benefited the most from the princes murders was King Richard is quite false. For in fact it was indeed Buckingham who would. I didn't dislike the show, as I've said but there was so much left out from the beginning of it. Things that are important to some of the key players case.


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