Did you know that a war was once fought over a bucket? Or that a seasick chicken ruined a Roman battle? Horrible Histories presents history as it really happened – with all the horrible bits left in! Meet heroes, villains and ridiculous romantics. Learn why Henry VIII was not a good person to get dating tips from and why it was no fun being a Victorian kid. Rock with the Vikings and dodge rotten rulers. Tap your toes to some sensational songs throughout the ages, with hits from Florence Nightingale, Mary Queen of Scots and the War Lords.