The Episode “138. The Princes in the Tower Part 1” of “The Rest Is History“
Who killed the Princes in the Tower? The inspiration behind Shakespeare’s Richard III, their murder is one of the greatest mysteries in English history.
In the first of two episodes, we start with the princes’ father, Edward IV. Tom and Dominic discuss the remarkable parallels between Edward IV and his grandson, Henry VIII, and why Edward’s brother, Duke of Clarence, is certainly not a friend of the show.
All this, plus Tom’s case for why he does a better prince impression than Brian Blessed.
Producer: Dom Johnson
Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
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Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.
They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.
They’re distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes.
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