Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This course used iconic Lancaster Castle to investigate how 2,000 years of history has shaped the north-west of England. It covered the period from Roman times to the present day, and developed skills of source analysis.
5 weeks, 3 hours per week
Dr Fiona Edmonds
Director, Regional Heritage Centre,
- Reflect on the long sweep of history in relation to one site
- Interpret the regional context of broader historical trends
- Evaluate historical debates critically
- Explain the relationship between famous events or individuals and deeper social and political developments
- Explore several different types of source material
- The Roman coastal fort and its relationship to the northern frontier
- The Norman Castle: its role in Anglo-Scottish warfare and the emergence of the Duchy of Lancaster
- The Castle’s role as a prison for the Lancashire Witches, in the context of post-Reformation history
- The role as a debtors’ prison in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and changes in prison organisation
- The First and Second World Wars
- The importance of the castle to the region’s heritage
Issued on 23rd April 2020
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