- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: March 30, 2005
Campaigns with the man who etched the year 1066 into the annals of the Western World.
- THE CONQUERORS blends incisive scholarship and dramatic re-creations to bring iconic figures to life.
- Follow William's extraordinary campaign to claim dominion over Britain.
- Filled with visits to important sites and interviews with leading historians.
He was a ruthless leader with a gift for politics. In an age of short and often brutal lives, he reigned for over thirty years. And only then did he embark upon the campaign that made him a legend.
THE CONQUERORS tells the remarkable story of William, the man whose ambition remade the Western World. Through ancient documents and modern scholarship, see how he came to power in France in 1035 and solidified his rule through marriage, diplomacy, battle, intrigue and intimidation. Discover the origins of his claim to the English throne, and follow his famous campaign, an 11th-century version of D-Day in reverse. Finally, WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR examines the innovations that William brought to the lands he ruled, ensuring that his legacy would not fade over the centuries.