Scotland: The Thistle to the Hammer with Mark Barnard

Ref: C2346465

Outlining what became known as Scotland, this course explores some of the key characters that helped shaped the country and looks at how independence was won against the background of Anglo-Scottish relations.

Course aim

Beginning with the Scoti, Kenneth MacAlpin and Macbeth, this course provides a brief overview of how Scotland and its identity developed.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Briefly explain from where the name of Scotland originates.
  • Identify some of the key characters that have helped shape what became known as Scotland.
  • Analyse and explain the origins of the country’s distinctness
  • Discuss the significance of the ‘disputed lands’ and border for Anglo-Scottish relations
  • Describe how Scotland won its independence

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

No-pre reading or anything else is required but perhaps some background reading on Scotland's early monarchs via BBC Scotland @https://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history/early_scotland/ may prove useful.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Scotland: The Thistle to the Hammer with Mark Barnard

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