Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on History Hit

Watch this video and more on History Hit

Ray Mears, The Bow: From Survival to Conquest

1066 Collection • 35m

Up Next in 1066 Collection

  • Castles That Made Britain - Bamburgh ...

    Castles have loomed over the landscape of Britain for centuries. They hold the keys to unlocking some of the greatest stories of our past.

    Join History Hit's medieval expert, Matt Lewis, in this new series as he explores some of Britain’s most iconic castles. It is a spectacular journey to some...

  • Rebellion in the North: The Harrying ...

    In the winter of 1069–70, William the Conqueror waged a series of military campaigns to subjugate northern England, where the presence of the last Wessex claimant, Edgar Atheling, had encouraged Anglo-Danish rebellions.

    In Part 1 of this three part series, Daniel Gray explores the context behind...

  • Securing his Kingdom - Castles

    As soon as William entered England, he started to build the ultimate tool of control: castles. These symbolic powerhouses display how William stamped his authority on England. In this episode, Jack visits Buckenham Castle to gain a better understanding of a typical Norman castle.