The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII
By Oxford University
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In this history lecture series Professor Stephen Gunn look at the effects of war on the people of England in the 1500s. This lecture series was recorded in Hilary Term 2015 and is part of the annual James Ford Lectures in British History series at the Examination Schools in Oxford University.
||CleanWars and Rumours of Wars||This lecture introduces the series and asks how many people took part in war in Henry VIII's England and how far those not directly involved were aware of what was happening.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTowns and villages||This lecture uses the records of hundreds of parishes and boroughs to see how communities coped with the pressures of war in Henry VIII's England.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNoblemen and gentlemen||This lecture explores how military service related to the social power and self-image of lords and gentlemen in Henry VIII's England.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade and tillage||This lecture examines war and the economy in Henry VIII's England: heavy taxation and disrupted trade threatened recession.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKilling and dying||This lecture asks what weapons people owned in Henry VIII's England and whether they knew how to use them, some of its evidence drawn from coroners' inquests into accidents with bows, guns and swords.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKings and peoples||This lecture argues that engagement in war vitally shaped the relationship of Henry VIII's subjects with the king and with his immediate successors.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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