BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival: New Generation Thinker: Sarah Peverley

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The Real Game Of Thrones – Power In 15th Century England

In the 15th century, people believed that rulers were appointed by God and that the King had absolute supremacy. So what happened when medieval kings were unfit to rule or when the throne was contested? Sarah Peverley, from Liverpool University, explores how people living through the Wars of the Roses perceived their rulers and how they responded to the shifts in royal power brought about by the real-life Game Of Thrones.


Part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2013

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Part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2013

BBC Radio 3’s festival of ideas returns to Sage Gateshead on 25, 26 and 27 October for a weekend of provocative debate, new ideas, music and performance. This year’s festival theme is “Who’s In Control?” Do workers or their bosses suffer most stress? Has twitter...

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