Bonnie Prince Charlie: from Carlisle to Derby and back again

Ref: C2340279

Find out about Bonnie Prince Charlie's journey from Carlisle to Derby and back again in the winter of 1745 using primary source material, popular history and legend. Discover spies, intrigue and incompetence as a fossilised strata of society impinged upon a modern world.

Course aim

To provide an oversight into the 1745 campaign in England.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Outline the Jacobite march south and return journey in terms of geography, propaganda and Hanoverian reaction.
  • List three ways that the Hanoverian government sought to counter the Jacobite threat.
  • Review the way in which journals, letters and newspapers presented the Jacobites.
  • Hypothesise on the reasons behind the Jacobite's lack of popular appeal in England at this time in comparison with 1715.
  • Discuss the difference between the reality of events and popular perception giving three possible reasons for the discrepancies.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Bonnie Prince Charlie: from Carlisle to Derby and back again

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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