Fees: Standard £ 135 Conc £51 Full £275
|Thursday||14:00 - 16:00||11||MAC||19/09/2019||05/12/2019||HH1190|
The course will consist of eleven sessions: Session 1 19/09/19 Alfred the Great (871-899). Session 2 26/09/19 Edward the Elder (899-924). Session 3 03/10/19 Ethelweard (924). Session 4 10/10/19 Athelstan (924-939). Session 5 17/10/19 Edmund the Magnificent (939-946). Session 6 31/11/19 Edred (946-955). Session 7 07/11/19 Edwy the Fair (955-959). Session 8 14/11/19 Edgar the Peaceable (959-975). Session 9 21/11/19 Edward the Martyr (975-978). Session 10 28/11/19 Ethelred the Unready (978-1013) & (1014-1016). Session 11 05/12/19 Edmund Ironside (1016).
Anyone interested in learning about the Anglo-Saxon monarchs of England.
None but your English should be good enough to be able to follow the lectures, participate in class discussions and activities and do some background reading and research.
- demonstrate knowledge of the eleven Anglo-Saxon monarchs covered in the course - identify how Anglo-Saxon England changed and developed over time - recognise the influence of the Anglo-Saxons on the modern world - be aware of the different types of historical evidence and how they are used - understand how a range of sources help make the ‘story’ of Anglo-Saxon England
11 two-hour long sessions with each one focusing on a particular Anglo-Saxon monarch. Towards the end of the course the tutor and the students will discuss the possibility of a walking tour or visit to a site of historical interest in order to see first hand relics and artifacts from Anglo-Saxon England.
Some reading is required in order to complete independent research.
By your contribution in class.
Tutor will advise.
No other costs. A notebook and a pen to write down notes.
Ask at reception if you have any additional needs or requirements.