In Search of Medieval Britain
2008, regia di Dan Walker
Scheda: Nazione: GB - Produzione: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) - Distribuzione: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) - Fotografia: Julian Clinkard - Montaggio: Jonathan Rowdon - Formato: Color, serie tv, documentari - Durata: 30' ognuno dei 6 episodi.
Cast: Alixe Bovey.
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«Season 1 Episode 1:
North of England
University of Kent lecturer Dr Alixe Bovey embarks on a historical journey around the country using the Gough road map which, originating in the 14th century, is the oldest surviving map of its kind. She begins her trek by following the trail north from York toward the Scottish border.
Season 1 Episode 2:
University of Kent lecturer Dr Alixe Bovey continues her journey using the Gough map - the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain - by travelling west from Gloucester into Wales. She uncovers evidence of a lawless borderland and a Medieval arms race, along with clues to the origins of the map itself. Part of Medieval season.
Season 1 Episode 3:
London & South East
University of Kent lecturer Dr Alixe Bovey continues her journey following the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain - the Gough map. She tracks the ancient pilgrim trail down the east coast of the country - a route used in the exchange of commodities and ideas between London and the rest of Europe. Part of the Medieval season.
Season 1 Episode 4:
Dr Alixe Bovey continues her journey through Britain in the Middle Ages, exploring the life of the commoner and discovering the origin of precedent in common law. She also uncovers the foundations of the modern parliamentary system and its connection to a bloody power struggle. Part of the Medieval season.
Season 1 Episode 5:
Dr Alixe Bovey explores the most mysterious region on the Gough map. Scotland was a nation still in its infancy when the map was produced in the 14th century, with gangsters terrorising the border lands and wolves reigning over the highland wilderness. Part of the Medieval season.
Season 1 Episode 6:
University of Kent lecturer Dr Alixe Bovey heads south-west toward Cornwall as she explores some of the myths and legends depicted on the Gough map. Such was the influence of these folkloric tales, they were frequently used to exert influence over the general populace and legitimise wars and empires. Last in series. Part of the Medieval season».