History 361: The Emergence of Modern Britain, 1485-1660 (Spring, 2009)

Welcome to History 361! At this site you will find general announcements from Professor Sommerville, information relevant to our discussion sessions, and supplemental resources for further reading and research. As indicated in class, be sure to visit the main course website regularly for lecture outlines and course requirements.

Over the course of the semester weekly discussion questions and materials will be posted here, in addition to my basic course policies.

Braun and Hogenberg
London, 1560, by the German Cartographers, Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg (click the picture for detail)

 

 

 

 

 

Materials for Week 2 on Basic Factors, Economy and Society, Government, and The Wars of the Roses, click here.

Materials for Week 3 on the Early Reformation, click here.

Materials for Week 4 on the King's Reformation, here.

Materials for Week 5 on Rule and Edward VI, here.

Materials for Week 7 on Mary and Elizabeth, here.

Materials for Week 8 on Eliz. and Special Collections, here.

Materials for Week 9 on Eliz. and Religion, here.

Materials for Week 10 on Gunpowder Treason, here.

Materials for Week 11 on Sports and Rights, here.

Materials for Week 12 on Charles I to 1640, here.

Materials for Week 13 on the Civil Wars, here.

Materials for Week 14 on Radicals and Special Collections, here.

Materials for Week 15, the Final Week, here.