Henry VIII To The Industrial RevolutionStreaming Video - 2014
The tale of Kibworth village reaches the dramatic events of Henry VIII's Reformation and the battles of the English Civil War. Michael Wood tracks Kibworth's 17th century dissenters, travel on the Grand Union Canal, and tells us about an 18th century feminist writer from Kibworth who was a pioneer of children's books. The story of a young highwayman transported to Australia comes alive as his living descendents come back to the village to uncover their roots. Lastly, the Industrial Revolution comes to the village with framework knitting factories, changing the village and its people forever.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2010
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (59 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Michael Wood's Story of England (Television program)