The Reformation in England and Europe - The First Brexit!

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The century from 1450 - 1550 was momentous. The discovery of the ‘New World’; fresh insights into faith and the upheaval that created; and the end of the middle ages and the birth of modern Europe. This lecture investigates the birth and development of the Reformation. The thought of Luther and Calvin together with the reforms of Henry VIII all feature in this extensively illustrated lecture. The lasting effects of this movement in our own day is also explored.

Course aim

This lecture examines the impact of the Reformation on art, faith and history. Extensively illustrated it traces the main developments as the middle ages came to a close and the modern world was born.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • understand the background to the Reformation
  • discuss the beginnings and beliefs of the Reformation and its impact on history.
  • set in context the upheavals in Church and State in Tudor England.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Nothing needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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The Reformation in England and Europe - The First Brexit!

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