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Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold

Lancaster University via FutureLearn

Found in History

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This course takes an innovative approach to exploring history, focusing on Lancaster Castle as a microcosm of broader trends. This fascinating location provides a wealth of evidence from the remains of Roman forts to its life as a prison and visitor attraction.

Our engaging educators respond to the castle and its surroundings in relation to their research interests, such as medieval Anglo-Scottish warfare, the witchcraft trials of the seventeenth century and the achievements of prison reformers.

Join us to uncover this castle’s vital role in northern English history over many centuries.

This course is designed for adult learners with an interest in castles, the history of the North West of England or British history in general.

Taught by

Fiona Edmonds

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