Education and the Church, and their links with the monarchy are examined with a visit to Cambridge University and the ecclesiastical centres of Bury St Edmunds and St Paul's. It was at Cambridge that the monarchy evolved from warrior kings to the modern model, and it was through its links with the clerical that the crown preserved its unique position as head of both state and church.
History's Wars and Battles
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- Ch 354Inside The Tower of London: Crimes, Conspiracies, ConfessionsThe Princess in the Tower, who lost their lives in mysterious circumstances; evil Judge Jeffries and how he came to regret his actions, and the larger than life Colonel Blood, who remains the only person to steal the Crown Jewels, and how he got away with it; also the story of the last man to be executed there.Modern Warfare: The Falklands WarThe Battle between the UK and Argentina over claims to the Falkland Islands systematically merged weapons technology of air, sea, and ground. A UK invasion yielded a bombardment of speed, weaponry and destruction.