Emma of Normandy: The Woman Who Was Queen of England Twice with Alastair Clark

Ref: C2346562

After her first marriage to King Aethelred, Emma of Normandy was later again married to another king Cnut. We will look at how her life in the tenth century is remarkably well documented and how her life has inspired historical novels.

Course aim

The course will look at the life and influence of Emma of Normandy who was Queen of England twice.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Outline the main events in the life of Emma of Normandy circa 984 -1062
  • Describe the way in which the government of England was dominated by the activities of Viking raiders
  • Outline the main sources of information about Emma's life
  • Describe how Emma has been portrayed in historical fiction.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Just bring yourself.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Emma of Normandy: The Woman Who Was Queen of England Twice with Alastair Clark

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