The course examines the period of English history from 1216 – 1485. It will examine the individual reigns of the Plantagenet kings of the 13th and 14th centuries and the competing houses of Lancaster and York during the turbulent years of the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century. As well as the lives of the kings themselves, the course will explore the social and religious developments of the time including the rise of parliament in the 13th century, the impact of the Black Death in the 14th century and the beginnings of the Renaissance in the 15th century.
Please note: this course is also offered on Tuesdays at Cheadle Hulme Quaker Meeting House under the title ‘The Plantagenet Kings 1216-1485’.
Any introduction to the political or social history of the period.
Day: Thursday Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm
10 weeks, 26 September to 5 December 2019
(Half term break: 31 October 2019)
The Deaf Centre, Crawford House, Booth Street East, Manchester, M13 9NG
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Please send your MANCENT booking form with accompanying payment to the address below. If you prefer to pay through BACS, please contact the lecturer for further particulars.
Contact details: Michael Tunnicliffe
5 St Georges Way, Northwich CW9 8XG
email: firstname.lastname@example.org telephone: 01606 42116