Featured Guests

William the Conqueror, King and Conqueror; Richard the Lionheart, King and Great Crusader; Empress Matilda, Empress, daughter of Henry I, mother of Henry II and first female ruler of England; Henry VII, the last King of England to win his throne on the field of battle; Henry VIII, composer of Greensleeves; Elizabeth I, Gloriana, who routed the Spanish Armada; Dr Watts, theologian, logician and the Father of English Hymnody; Mark Catesby, English naturalist and illustrator; Benjamin Disraeli, Parliamentarian, novelist and inventor of the Conservative Party; Eric Ravilious, painter, engraver and war artist; Princess Alexandra, Princess; Derek Jacobi, Actor; Jay Kay, Musician; Jamie Oliver, cook, author and saviour of school meals; Larry Lamb, actor and presenter; David Starkey, historian; Spencer Matthews, socialite; Jules Hudson, presenter; Matt Le Blanc, actor.