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The Tudors

Go back in time to learn about the dramatic rule of the Tudor monarchs and religious change of the sixteenth century reformation.

30 hours

Created by Suzannah Lipscomb, offered on FutureLearn

Description

Uncover the turbulent history of Tudor England and its lasting impact

From magnificence and martyrs to weddings and war, the Tudor period was one of the most eventful in British history. The reigns of the five (or was it six?) monarchs during the late fifteenth to seventeenth century has enthralled historians, students and television and film producers alike.

On this course you will compare the rule of the Tudor monarchs and examine the significant political, religious and cultural changes of the period. You will be taught by renowned scholars on Tudor England from the University of Roehampton who will reveal how this era has shaped modern-day British politics.

This course is for anyone with a general interest in the British monarchy, heritage and history. This includes students studying the Tudors in English, drama or history courses.

What you will learn

  • Explain the legitimacy and legacy of the Tudor dynasty in British history
  • Engage with the social and political history of the Tudor era
  • Evaluate the significance of the Tudor dynasty in British history
  • Interpret the cultural artifacts, artwork, literature, and heritage sites of the Tudor era

Requirements

  • This course is for anyone with a general interest in the British monarchy, heritage and history. This includes students studying the Tudors in English, drama or history courses.
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  • Price: $null
  • Platform: FutureLearn
  • Language: English
  • 30 hours
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