England to American Revolution

Princes in the Tower (2005)
Henry VII (1485-1509)
Story of Perkin Warbeck who claimed to be the heir to the British throne during the reign of King Henry VII (ruled, 1485-1509), first monarch of the Tudor dynasty
The Shadow of the Tower (1972)
Henry VII (1485-1509)
Founding of the Tudor Dynasty by Henry VII
The Tudors (2007)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Mini-series with Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII
Henry VIII (2003)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
250 minutes
Henry VIII (1991)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
200 minutes
Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Mini-series
Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Of England, 1509-1547
The Sword and the Rose (1953)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Henry VIII uses his sister Mary Tudor's marriage prospects as a pawn in international politics
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Struggle between the two Boleyn women to marry King Henry VIII
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife of Henry VIII & mother of Queen Elizabeth
Deception (1920)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Silent film of tragic story of King Henry's second wife with Emil Jannings as Henry
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Sir Thomas More won't compromise; with Paul Scofield
A Man for All Seasons (1988)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
Sir Thomas More (1509-1547) gets in deep trouble with Henry VIII; with Charleston Heston
The Pearl of York (2007)
Henry VIII (1509-1547)
First woman to die for her religious beliefs following the start of the Reformation
Nine Days a Queen (1936)
Jane (9 days a Queen in 1553)
Lady Jane Grey's short life
Lady Jane (1986)
Jane (9 days a Queen in 1553)
Tragedy of Lady Jane Grey, immediate predecessor of Mary, Queen of England
The Twisted Tale of Bloody Mary (2008)
Mary I (1553-1558)
Mary Tudor as tragic figure
Elizabeth (1998)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Elizabeth I, 1558-1603,daughter of Anne Boleyn and half-sister of Mary, Queen of England
Elizabeth I (2005)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
HBO drama focusing on the private life of the "Virgin" Queen
Young Bess (1953)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger
The Virgin Queen (1955)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
The Queen and Sir Walter Raleigh; (with Bette Davis)
Elizabeth R (1971)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Miniseries about Queen Elizabeth I starring Glenda Jackson
Elizabeth: the Golden Age (2007)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Elizabeth and Sir Walter Raleigh and the Spanish Armada; starring Cate Blanchett
The Virgin Queen (2005)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
TV mini-series
Drake the Pirate (1935)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Privateer Sir Francis Drake brings lots of money into England
Sir Francis Drake (1961)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
3 DVD-set (26 episodes of a TV series) about the famous privateer
Seven Seas to Calais (1962)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Sir Francis Drake
Drake’s Venture (1980)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Sir Francis Drake
The Sea Hawk (1940)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Spanish Armada (with Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh)
Fire Over England (1937)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
British-Spanish conflict of 1500s
Mary of Scotland (1936)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
With Katherine Hepburn
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Executed by Elizabeth for plotting against her
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Mary, Queen of Scots, her son James and Guy Fawkes
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
To Kill a King (2003)
Charles I (1625-1649)
Cromwell, General Fairfax, Mrs. Fairfax and Charles I (1625-1649) struggle over the future of England
By the Sword Divided (1983)
Charles I (1625-1649)
In the English Civil War the Lacey family supports King Charles I and the related-by-marriage Fletcher family supports Oliver Cromwell (BBC series)
The Devil’s Whore (2008)
Charles I (1625-1649)
TV mini-series; an aristocratic lady goes through trials and tribulations because of problems associated with the English Civil War
Witchfinder General (1968)
Charles I (1625-1649)
Matthew Hopkins tours the land searching for and finding witches
The Moonraker (1958)
Charles I (1625-1649)
The Moonraker, the Earl of Dawlish, travels to the Windwhistle Inn on the south coast to prepare the escape of the future Charles II
Winstanley (1975)
Charles I (1625-1649)
Gerard Winstanley leads the religious sect the Diggers to reclaim land for the poor, around 1649
The First Churchills (1969)
Charles I (1625-1649)
John Churchill and his wife Sarah Jennings, ancestors of Winston Churchill
Libertine (2004)
Charles I (1625-1649)
17th century British poet who leads a life of debauchery
Black Swan (1942)
Charles I (1625-1649)
Pirate Captain Morgan in Jamaica
Cromwell (1970)
Oliver Cromwell (1653–1658)
English Puritan leader, ruled England 1653-1658
The Crimson Blade (1963)
Oliver Cromwell (1653–1658)
Love affair in the time of Cromwell's struggle
The Last King (2003)
Charles II (1660-1685)
The restoration of the absolute monarchy for a brief time following the reign of Cromwell
The Exile (1947)
Charles II (1660-1685)
Story of the restoration of Charles II to the English throne (discontinued by the manufacturer)
Restoration (1995)
Charles II (1660-1685)
In the reign of Charles II of England 1660-1685
Forever Amber (1947)
Charles II (1660-1685)
One of the many mistresses of Charles II
Nell Gwyn (1934)
Charles II (1660-1685)
One of Charles II's mistresses who enjoyed her great liveliness
Stage Beauty (2004)
Charles II (1660-1685)
First woman to play the role of a woman on the stage in England under Charles II
New Worlds (2014)
Charles II (1660-1685)
England and Hadley, Massachusetts fight for liberation from Charles II
Captain Blood (1935)
William III & Mary II (1689-1702)
Set in the transition between James II and the reign of William and Mary
Saraband (1948)
George I (1714–1727)
Sophie Dorothea seeks out Swedish Count Philip Konigsmark when her husband, the future King George I of Great Britain, wants nothing to do with her
Blackbeard (2006)
George I (1714–1727)
Lt. Robert Maynard of the Royal navy is sent to Jamaica to end Blackbeard's reign of terror
Blackbeard the Pirate (1952)
George I (1714–1727)
Edward Teach (Blackbeard) captured in November 1718
The Massacre of Glencoe (1971)
George II (1727–1760)
Massacre of the Macdonald Clan by the Campbell Clan, 1692
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
George II (1727–1760)
British film about Prince Charles of 18th century Scotland
Culloden (1964)
George II (1727–1760)
Bonnie Prince Charlie defeated at this 1746 battle; terrible massacre
The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
George II (1727–1760)
Battle of Culloden
Kidnapped (1960)
George II (1727–1760)
A young man cheated out of his inheritance joins forces with Alan Breck, just escaping from the defeat at Culloden, to get the inheritance back; Disney movie
Chasing the Deer (1994)
George II (1727–1760)
Last Jacobite uprising; death of the Highland clans at Culloden Moor, 1746
Rob Roy (1995)
George II (1727–1760)
18th century Scotland
Rob Roy: the Highland Rogue (1953)
George II (1727–1760)
The Madness of King George (1994)
George III (1760–1820)
Of American Revolutionary War fame
Young Mr. Pitt (1942)
George III (1760–1820)
William Pitt the Younger is prime minister from 1783-1801 and 1804-1806 where he came up against Napoleon
The Duchess (2008)
George III (1760–1820)
Terrible situation for women in Britain as illustrated by the marital problems of the Duchess of Devonshire (married 1774)
Amazing Grace (2006)
George III (1760–1820)
1807, William Wilberforce is the main force behind the passage of the bill eliminating the slave trade in the British Empire
John Wesley (1954)
George III (1760–1820)
John Wesley (1703-1791), founder of Methodism
Morgan the Pirate (1960)
George III (1760–1820)
An English slave working for the Spaniards leads a revolt onboard ship; he and his men become pirates and make Spain suffer for their cruelty
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
George III (1760–1820)
1787 mutiny on trip to get the breadfruit plant (with Charles Loughton and Clark Gable)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
George III (1760–1820)
The fictionalized story
The Bounty (1984)
George III (1760–1820)
The truer story with Mel Gibson
In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)
George III (1760–1820)
Not only what happened on the Bounty, but what also happened afterwards
A Royal Scandal (1997)
George IV (1820-1830)
King George IV (ruling from 1820-1830) and Princess Caroline of Brunswick weave a tale of infidelity, illegitimacy and mistresses
Mrs. Fitzherbert (1947)
George IV (1820-1830)
Married the future George IV in 1785