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Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:

  • William the Conqueror
    This course will trace the story of William from his birth as the illegitimate son of Duke Robert of Normandy, through to his trials and successes as Duke of Normandy, culminating in his conquest of England in 1066.
  • The Elizabethan World
    The reign of Elizabeth I witnessed some of the most momentous and memorable events in English history, all contributing to the creation of a vibrant literary and artistic culture...
  • ‘A World Turned Upside Down’? English Civil War & Revolution, 1642-1660
    The Civil War resonates with imagery: cavaliers and roundheads, defiant Charles I, and puritanical Cromwell. These images tell only half the story. For England not only lost a king, and gained a Lord Protector, but, truly was a ‘world turned upside down.
  • Paradise in an English Garden
    The course explores a thousand years of English gardens from the monastic flowery mead, through great 18th century landscapes to today’s suburban plot, focussing especially on the role which the University of Oxford has played...
  • Civil war and revolution: Britain divided, 1640–60 (Online)
    The Civil Wars which swept across the British Isles in the seventeenth century left few lives untouched. This course will explore the causes, conduct and significance of the English Civil Wars

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