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National Trust Histories: Wessex  

Posted by AlenMiler at June 20, 2015
National Trust Histories: Wessex

National Trust Histories: Wessex by Humphrey Welfare
English | 28 Apr 2015 | ISBN: 1782811451 | 96 Pages | EPUB/AZW3/PDF (conv) | 30.42 MB

The name 'Wessex' is full of echoes of the ancient past - of Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill - and of the regional novels of Thomas Hardy. The ploughing up of traditional downland pastures and the removal of ancient hedgerows, woodlands and wetlands from the vales have changed some of Hardy's windswept grasslands and dairy-rich lowlands.

BBC - Tudor Monastery Farm (2013)  

Posted by Polik88 at Dec. 19, 2013
BBC - Tudor Monastery Farm (2013)

BBC - Tudor Monastery Farm (2013)
HDTV | English | MKV (H264) 25.000 fps 4209 Kbps | 1280x720 | AAC 160 Kbps 48.0 khz | 6x59mn | 6x1.51 GB
Genre: Documentary

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold turn the clock back over 500 years to run a farm at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500, during the reign of the first Tudor King, Henry VII.