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Old January 3rd, 2013, 02:49 AM   #91

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Would that be the tagline?
To be fair, Seleucus did have a remarkable life. Conquering across Asia with Alexander, and then to best all of the other Daidochi. It'd be action-packed, for sure.
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 03:57 AM   #92

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To be fair, Seleucus did have a remarkable life. Conquering across Asia with Alexander, and then to best all of the other Daidochi. It'd be action-packed, for sure.
He did indeed. I was just being facetious
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Old January 4th, 2013, 02:28 PM   #93
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I love all the above ideas. I also think these would be awesome:
  • Charlotte of Belgium & Maximilian of Austria who became monarchs of Mexico.
  • Marguerite, Eleanor, Sanchia & Beatrice of Provence - 4 sisters who all became queens in medieval europe
  • Greek monarchy in 19th/20th century
  • The Irish Famine
  • Cardinal Richelieu
  • Columbus/Marco Polo
  • Pizarro/Cortez/The Conquistadors
  • Queen Christina of Sweden (fascinating person)
  • The Odyssey
  • Grand Duchess Ella of Russia
  • Catherine de Medici
  • Grace Kelly
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Attila the Hun
  • Herod
  • The Great Schism in the Church (rival popes)
  • Wilhelm II
  • Persian kings eg Cyrus, Darius, Xerxes
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Old January 4th, 2013, 02:30 PM   #94

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I love all the above ideas. I also think these would be awesome:
  • Charlotte of Belgium & Maximilian of Austria who became monarchs of Mexico.
  • Marguerite, Eleanor, Sanchia & Beatrice of Provence - 4 sisters who all became queens in medieval europe
  • Greek monarchy in 19th/20th century
  • The Irish Famine
  • Cardinal Richelieu
  • Columbus/Marco Polo
  • Pizarro/Cortez/The Conquistadors
  • Queen Christina of Sweden (fascinating person)
  • The Odyssey
  • Grand Duchess Ella of Russia
  • Catherine de Medici
  • Grace Kelly
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Attila the Hun
  • Herod
  • The Great Schism in the Church (rival popes)
  • Wilhelm II
  • Persian kings eg Cyrus, Darius, Xerxes
Welcome to the forum. All good choices, but Herod, Harriet Tubman, and the Irish Famine all sound especially good.
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Old January 4th, 2013, 03:52 PM   #95

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I love all the above ideas. I also think these would be awesome:
  • Charlotte of Belgium & Maximilian of Austria who became monarchs of Mexico.
  • Marguerite, Eleanor, Sanchia & Beatrice of Provence - 4 sisters who all became queens in medieval europe
  • Greek monarchy in 19th/20th century
  • The Irish Famine
  • Cardinal Richelieu
  • Columbus/Marco Polo
  • Pizarro/Cortez/The Conquistadors
  • Queen Christina of Sweden (fascinating person)
  • The Odyssey
  • Grand Duchess Ella of Russia
  • Catherine de Medici
  • Grace Kelly
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Attila the Hun
  • Herod
  • The Great Schism in the Church (rival popes)
  • Wilhelm II
  • Persian kings eg Cyrus, Darius, Xerxes
Welcome also I could definitely see the Medicis being potentially good telly and thus likely to tempt funding. As ar as I know it's not been done so far either.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 01:35 PM   #96

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Toussaint Louverture needs a miniseries. What a guy.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 07:13 PM   #97

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Josip Broz Tito
Hannibal Barca
Pope Benedict IX
Leon Trotsky
Oda Nobunaga
Suleiman the Magnificent
Richard Nixon
Geronimo
William the Conqueror
FWIW, there has been a miniseries done on Oda Nobunaga already.

Nobunaga - DramaWiki
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Old July 8th, 2013, 09:32 AM   #98

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Sir William Marshall would be a perfect mini-series. Was born in the time when Matilda and Stephen were fighting for the throne, was held as a hostage by Stephen for his father's good conduct. Was nearly killed by Stephen when his father famously told Stephen to "go ahead and kill him" because he had the hammer and anvil to make more and better sons. He was a faithful knight to Eleanor of Aquitaine, who ransomed him after he was wounded and captured helping her escape from an ambush. He was a champion on the tournament circuit. He served 3 English kings, and Henry II's heir, called the young king. Going on pilgrimage to Jerusalem to fulfil a vow made by the Young King who died before he could do it himself. He managed to keep his head, and gain an Earlship and a wealthy wife in one of the most turbulent times in English history. What a life!!
I agree! Have you read Elizabeth Chadwick's two books (the Greatest Knight and The Scarlet Lion) about Marshal? A miniseries based off of these books would be phenomenal.
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Old July 18th, 2013, 07:28 AM   #99
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Yes I have read Elizabeth Chadwick's books, she does stick very close to the actual recorded history. David Crouch also wrote an excellent Biography, very readable.
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We need a good miniseries about Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and we need one were he isn't black, again...
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