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Dr David Kenyon is a British archaeologist and military historian. He was one of the military advisors on the film War Horse. David is the Research Historian at Bletchley Park @BletchleyPark.
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In our first-ever History Hit Live in association with the British Academy, Dan talks to Diarmaid MacCulloch about Thomas Cromwell, whether or not the Reformation was like Brexit, and what is wrong with Putney.
Alfred the Great - King of the West Saxons and later King of all the English not under Scandinavian rule - is the only English King to be given the title “the Great”.
So why did he become such a legend that to become a British citizen you now have to answer questions about him?
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Dan and Tim Minchin discuss the value of argument, history, and how approaches to history are changing in Australia at the moment.