The execution of King Louis XVI of France in 1793 raises questions about the future of the British monarchy.
The American War of Independence results in Britain's loss of those Colonies.
England becomes known as Great Britain, reflecting the monarchy's extended rule over Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
William of Orange leads the Dutch Invasion of 1688.
King Charles II aligns his throne with Roman Catholic France and Britain's Protestant Parliament, restoring authority of the crown.
A new course of action, putting the king on trial for his life, is decided upon.
James Stuart united England and Scotland under one rule, but his son was responsible for civil war.
Henry VIII's three children all failed to produce heirs to the throne.
Henry VIII sees a new kind of politics in France which puts him in a position of power.
The reigns of Edward IV and Richard III were marked by family feuds, a secret marriage and a mysterious murder.
The story of Shakespeare's kings.
The reign of three Edwards.
King Henry II marries Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their children are Richard the Lionheart and King John, who is forced to sign the Magna Carta.
The monarchy takes a radical new turn.
The cost of Britain's monarchy.
The Anglo-Saxon kingdom of England fell in the end to the knights of William the Conqueror. With host David Starkey.
Great kings like Alfred the Great and Canute the Viking established the rites and rituals of kingship.
As Britain loses its reliance on the class system, the monarchy must take on a new identity.