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Castles: Britain's Fortified History Previous Broadcasts

Defense of the Realm (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Kingdom of Conquest (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

The story of Edward I, who turned the castle into an instrument of colonization.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Instruments of Invasion (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

The castle soon became a weapon with which unruly barons challenged the crown.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
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