HST 260: History of England to 1688

In this introductory survey course, students will examine the history of England (as well as Ireland, Scotland and Wales) from ancient times to the early modern period. They will investigate the essential social, cultural, political, economic and religious developments of the British Isles during this period, and cover fascinating topics such as the Celts, the Druids, the Anglo-Saxons, Alfred the Great, the Vikings, William the Conqueror, the Battle of Hastings, Richard the Lionheart, Magna Carta, Parliament, the Hundred Years' War, the Wars of the Roses, Henry VIII, the Reformation, Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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