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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:
- The Weaker Vessel? Women’s Lives in Early Modern England
Women in early-modern England lived under the yoke of patriarchy, and a misogynistic legal and political culture.
- Parishioners in a Changing World, c. 1500-c.1650
Between 1500 and 1660 great changes occurred in government and religion, and the population almost doubled in size. This course considers aspects of village life in that period, and how changes at the national level impacted on the local community.
- Researching a Garden: Investigative Tools for the Garden Historian
This course will look at the many ways that we can research a garden; from paper maps to the internet, and from manuscripts to Google Earth. Participants will also learn how to read an historic site through field trips to 3 eighteenth-century gardens.
- 2000 Years Around Newbury
An introduction to the history of the Newbury area, this course looks at a different chronological period each week. Local events covered include the Civil War battles and the story of Donnington Castle.
- Animals on the Move: Transhumance in Early England
Transhumance - moving grazing animals off the farm to pasture them for a season on uncultivated land of all kinds including moors, marshes, fens and woodlands - has been part of European farming for many centuries.
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