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Britain's Most Historic Towns

Duration: 60 min

Alice Roberts explores the Norman period of British history by examining events that occurred in Winchester, a historic town that still retains many hallmarks of the 11th and 12th centuries. To get a taste of this era, she attempts to storm a castle wearing chain mail, investigates the origins of modern surgery, and tries some eel pie. At the conclusion of the episode, cutting edge CGI is used to take the town back in time, and recreate how it would have looked during this period of British history

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