Episode guide

Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History

Series 1

Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History

  • Tudors to Stuarts: From Gods to Men

    Lucy Worsley's series explores how poor health has blighted our past monarchs' rule, starting with the Tudors and Stuarts.

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  • Bad Blood: Stuarts to Hanoverians

    Lucy Worsley reveals how the ailing health of our royals actually shaped the nation. The focus is on the later Stuarts and Hanoverians here.

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  • Happy Families: Hanoverians to Windsors

    Queen Victoria's depression and the turmoil of Edward VIII's abdication are explored in Lucy Worsley's first-rate study of our royals' health.

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