The Norman Conquest (HIH1543)

15 credits

This module investigates the events leading up to 1066 and examines its status as one of the most well-known dates in English history. Using a variety of sources from the 10th, 11th and 12th centuries, students are introduced to the different types of evidence that historians use to study the social, cultural and political implications of the Conquest. Through interpreting these sources, students will develop their own analytical skills and reach conclusions about the extent of the Norman impact on England. No prior knowledge, skills or experience are necessary for students wishing to take this module and it is suitable for both non-specialists and those following interdisciplinary pathways.