• 87%
    6 votes
  • Rate this show
    What did you think?
  • 100
    watchers
  • 276
    plays
  • 248
    collected
  • 65
    lists
PosterPoster

She-Wolves: England's Early Queens 2012

  • Ended
  • BBC Four
  • 2012-03-07T08:00:00Z
  • 60 mins
  • 3 hours, 3 mins
  • Documentary
In the medieval and Tudor world there was no question in people's minds about the order of God's creation - men ruled and women didn't. A king was a warrior who literally fought to win power then battled to keep it. Yet despite everything that stood in their way, a handful of extraordinary women did attempt to rule medieval and Tudor England. In this series, historian Dr Helen Castor explores seven queens who challenged male power, the fierce reactions they provoked and whether the term 'she wolves' was deserved.

1 season

If you like She-Wolves: England's Early Queens, check out...

Loading...