Lisa Hilton’s new BBC documentary Charles I and a Nation Divided
At this special screening, historian Lisa Hilton will introduce preview clips from a new three-part documentary on Charles I and the tumultuous period in British history that saw nation divided, history re-written and monarchy and parliament changed forever.
Charles I’s reign saw his three kingdoms plunged into a brutal civil war that would rage for almost a decade and reverberate down the centuries. The documentary combines interviews with dramatic reconstruction, as it follows Lisa on a journey to discover the origins of Charles’ downfall. But was he a victim or a villain?
Lisa Hilton is author of several history books, including Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince – A Biography and Queens Consort: England’s Medieval Queens, and historical novels. She also writes psychological thrillers as L. S. Hilton.