Kings and Queens by David Starkey

Kings and Queens by David Starkey

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New, exclusive video for 2013: follow Dr David Starkey's lively insights into royal childhood as we near the birth of the first child of William and Catherine, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Dr Starkey covers topics such as: What was it like to be a royal child in medieval times? How have the laws of succession changed? What might the future hold for William and Catherine's child?


2013 sees events to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the birth of her grandson's first child. This app will help you discover more about nearly two thousand years of Britain's kings and queens.

Renowned historian and broadcaster Dr David Starkey brings the past to sparkling interactive life like never before. Explore the roller-coaster history of the British monarchy right up to the present in unprecedented detail, with stunning clarity and colour, in this unique, personal tutorial from one of the world's greatest history teachers and scholars.

Using his book, Crown & Country, as a framework, Dr Starkey charts almost two thousand years of royal history. Browse through timelines, tap in to family trees, and explore the overarching themes that have shaped Britain from the Anglo-Saxon period to today's House of Windsor.

Watch and listen to exclusive video of Dr Starkey as you dip in and out of the text of Crown and Country and on a voyage that brings you right up to the 2011 marriage of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Catherine.

* Exclusive video of Dr Starkey is included in the app download. Additional streaming video of Dr Starkey's views on royal childhood, and the timeline trails, require an internet connection and are subject to network connectivity. Please check with your network operator for details. The producers of this application are not liable for streaming charges.

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Addition of the 'Royal Childhood' streaming video section

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