Michael Wood





Michael Wood


Born
in Manchester, The United Kingdom
July 23, 1948

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Michael David Wood is an English historian & broadcaster. He's presented numerous tv documentary series. Library of Congress lists him as Michael Wood.

Wood was born in Moston, Manchester, & educated at Manchester Grammar School & Oriel College, Oxford. His special interest was Anglo-Saxon history. In the 70s Wood worked for the BBC in Manchester. He was 1st a reporter, then an assistant producer on current affairs programmes, before returning to his love of history with his 1981 series In Search of the Dark Ages for BBC2. This explored the lives of leaders of the period, including Boadicea, King Arthur, Of
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In Search of the Dark Ages

3.90 avg rating — 665 ratings — published 1987 — 13 editions
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Shakespeare

4.11 avg rating — 479 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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In Search of the Trojan War

4.08 avg rating — 467 ratings — published 1985 — 19 editions
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In the Footsteps of Alexand...

3.97 avg rating — 353 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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The Story of India

3.85 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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Conquistadors

3.78 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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The Story of England

4.05 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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In Search of England: Journ...

3.95 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Domesday: A Search for the ...

3.85 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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In Search Of The First Civi...

3.87 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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“The tale of someone's life begins before they are born.”
Michael Wood, Shakespeare

“The theologian and the executioner have been intimates throughout history.”
Michael Wood, In Search Of The First Civilizations

“People are far too quick to judge others, especially when they don’t have the full facts.
--from the book For Reasons Unknown
Michael Wood

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