The Worst Jobs in History

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In this series, Tony Robinson sheds light on how a previously unsung army of workers shaped the world as we know it.

First series are concentrated on a different historical period per programme: <strong>Roman and Anglo-Saxon</strong>, <strong>Medieval</strong>, <strong>Tudor</strong>, <strong>Stuarts</strong>,<strong>Georgian</strong> and <strong>Victorian</strong>.

Second series is concentrated on particular job settings, namely: <strong>Urban</strong>, <strong>Royal</strong>,<strong>Industrial</strong>, <strong>Maritime</strong> and <strong>Rural</strong>.

Some of the more repulsive or dangerous jobs included chimney sweep, executioner, leech collector, Plague burier, rat-catcher, leather tanner, gong farmer and sin-eater.

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