Royalty in Bristol
Essential viewing for anyone who is fascinated with Bristol’s history, especially if you are also interested in the monarchy through the ages.
This is a visual history of Bristol’s royal connections throughout the last millennium, from William the Conqueror’s construction of Bristol Castle to Elizabeth II’s memorable visit to the city for the Maundy Service in April 1999.
You can also re-live the time when Edward III granted Bristol’s status as a county, and spectacular visits by Elizabeth I and Victoria.
Not every royal visit has been so joyous, however. King Stephen was held prisoner in Bristol in the 12th century, Edward IV witnessed a grisly execution in the city and Charles II arrived as a fugitive.
Stunning photographs and beautiful royal souvenirs blend with modern film of the city including interviews with people who have met royalty in Bristol.
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