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Lizabeth J Johnson
HSTAM 365
Seattle Campus

Medieval England, 1042-1485

Upper level survey of English history from the Norman conquest until 1485. Emphasis on political, social, and economic history, with special attention to the peculiarities of English development as these had emerged by 1485.

Class description

This course will focus on the political, social, and cultural history of England from the post-Roman period to the emergence of the Tudor dynasty in 1485. Two major themes of the course will be the medieval foundations of English identity and English constitutional government. Both primary and secondary sources will be used to introduce students to these and other issues.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading

Grades in the course will be based primarily on a midterm exam, two essay assignments, and a final exam.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Lizabeth J Johnson
Date: 02/14/2007