Videos based on our family history:
This Emmy award-winning film chronicles the history of Orchard House...the home in Concord, MA where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set Little Women. The house was built in the mid-1600's and this is the 400+ year story of its journey.
Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and will one day furnish Britain with a king: Diana's son, Prince William. Noted for their generosity, the Spencers once came to the rescue of a distant cousin fallen on hard times: the great-great-great-grandfather of George Washington. Althorp House has hosted some of the kingdom's most distinguished guests, and its rooms have witnessed scenes of great celebration, the first earl's secret wedding to his sweetheart and most recently, the marriage of the current earl, who takes viewers on a personal tour around the noble manor that's first of all his family home.
Presented by Charles J Burnett (Former Ross Herald) explaining the practice of devising, granting, displaying, describing and recording coat of arms and heraldic badges.
Historian of the medieval period, Helen Castor, presents an in depth and insightful series covering England's early Queens, from the High Middle Ages with Eleanor and get daughter-in-law Eleanor of Aquitane, through the Late Middle Ages with Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou and finishing with Lady Jane Grey, Mary I and Elizabeth I.
Britain's Bloody Crown tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.
Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets is a four-part documentary follows the period from Henry II to Richard II.
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