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Author Paxton, Jennifer, lecturer.

Title The story of medieval England [(DVD) videorecording ] : from King Arthur to the Tudor conquest / the Great Courses ; Jennifer Paxton ; producer, Jennifer Gray ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Wendy Scarbrough.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2010]
Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2010.
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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Series The great courses. History. Medieval history
Great courses (DVD). Modern history.
Note Course no. 8410
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary and bibliography.
Includes 36 lectures (30 min. each) on 6 videodiscs.
Bibliography Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-203).
Contents Disc 1. From Britannia to Britain -- Roman Britain and the origins of King Arthur -- The early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms -- The conversion of the Anglo-Saxons -- Work and faith in Anglo-Saxon England -- The Viking invasions.
Disc 2. Alfred the Great -- The government of Anglo-Saxon England -- The golden age of the Anglo-Saxons -- The second Viking conquest -- The Norman conquest -- The reign of William the Conqueror.
Disc 3. Conflict and assimilation -- Henry I, the lion of justice -- The anarchy of Stephen's reign -- Henry II, law and order -- Henry II, the expansion of empire -- Courtly love.
Disc 4. Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade -- King John and the Magna Carta -- Daily life in the 13th century -- The disastrous reign of Henry III -- The conquests of Edward I -- Edward II, defeat and deposition.
Disc 5. Edward III and the Hundred Years' War -- The flowering of chivalry -- The Black Death -- The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 -- Chaucer and the rise of English -- The deposition of Richard II.
Disc 6. Daily life in the 15th century -- Henry V and the victory at Agincourt -- Henry VI, defeat and division -- The Wars of the Roses -- Richard II, betrayal and defeat -- England in 1485.
Credits Camera, Jim M. Allen, Alexis Doty, Robert Evans, Jonathan Leven, Jackson Styron ; editor, Ines I Perez-Thompson.
Performer Lecturer, Professor Jennifer Paxton, Georgetown University.
Summary Lectures cover English historical periods from Roman times to the Tudor conquest.
System Details DVD.
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Videodiscs.
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485 -- Videodiscs.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- Videodiscs.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1066-1485 -- Videodiscs.
Civilization, Medieval -- Videodiscs.
Genre Instructional films.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Added Author Gray, Jennifer, producer.
Leven, Jon, director.
Scarbrough, Wendy, director.
Teaching Company.
Added Title From King Arthur to the Tudor conquest
ISBN 1598037080
Music No. course No. 8410 Teaching company
PD8410A Teaching Company (set)
ID8410A Teaching Company (DVDs)
PB8410A Teaching Company (guidebook)
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