is a 2014 television documentary series on the House of Plantagenet
, which ruled England from 1154 to 1485. The series first aired from 17 March to 31 March 2014 on BBC Two
and was presented by historian Robert Bartlett
Bartlett, a historian and professor, examines the history of the House of Plantagenet
, England's longest-ruling dynasty.
While the names and stories of the Tudors
are well known in popular culture, less is known about the Plantagenets, says Bartlett, who describes them as a "fascinating but ferocious dynasty."