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Horrible Histories

From rotten rulers to gory battles and crazy inventions, discover the funniest, silliest and most gruesome bits of history. Based on the books by Terry Deary.

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    Season 6, Episode 1

    PG Watch King John annoy the Barons and agree Magna Carta at Runnymede, after a banging Rap Battle. Plus, we meet the formidable Genghis Khan in Mongolia, and catch up with the crafty Saladin during the Crusades.

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      PG Watch King John annoy the Barons and agree Magna Carta at Runnymede, after a banging Rap Battle. Plus, we meet the formidable Genghis Khan in Mongolia, and catch up with the crafty Saladin during the Crusades.

      PG Watch King Alfred the Great argue with his older brothers, then defeat the Vikings using his cunning hit and run tactics, summoning the spirit of Ed Sheeran. Plus, Ant and Dec host a very special Chinese edition of I'm A Celebrity, and the Egyptians tell us how healthcare should really be done.

      PG Join your host Rattus for an episode all about William the Conqueror. We meet young William, Duke of Normandy, as he quarrels with Harold Godwinson about who should be King of England, before bashing the English and taking the crown at the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066!

      PG Join your host Rattus for a special episode about Mary Queen of Scots. We follow Mary as she stumbles from being a young girl in Scotland, to becoming Queen in France, then back to Queen in Scotland, and finally to becoming Elizabeth I's public enemy no. 1.

      PG We follow Napoleon Bonaparte as he rises from humble beginnings to become the Emperor of France, bashing most of Europe along the way. Plus, we meet the Indian traveller who brought Shampoo to the world.

      PG We meet the young Henry VIII as he struggles with his boring dad Henry VII, before becoming King himself, and going through wives like most people go through toothbrushes! Plus, we meet the great Ottoman leader Suleiman the Magnificent in Turkey.

      PG We meet Cleopatra as she clashes with her brother, seizes power, and hooks up with great Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. Plus, we catch up with the thoughts of famous Chinese philosopher Confucius and encounter the less glamorous side of life in Rome.

      PG We follow George III from being a young unpopular King to becoming a much loved figure some 60 years later, and check out a bit of his Court Life along the way. Plus, the Battles of the Day team give us their unique insight into the American Revolution.

      PG We follow the great British Queen Boudica as he she turns against her Roman masters, and unleashes her Wrecking Ball on Colchester, St Albans, and London. Cut-throat Celts versus Rotten Romans, it's going to end up gory!

      PG We follow Winston Churchill from his time as a young soldier in India during the time of Queen Victoria, through the First World War, to victory in World War Two, and finally to his retirement in the Swinging Sixties - what a journey!

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