Wales: Princes to Tudors
Wales: Princes to Tudors 2022-23
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 1
Wales in the age of Owain Gwynedd and Lord Rhys; Gerald of Wales; rise of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth in Gwynedd and over much of the rest of Wales; the reign of Dafydd ap Llywelyn and succession to Gwynedd; the hegemony and downfall of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, prince of Wales; poetry and history writing in medieval Wales; Welsh political aspirations in l4th century; Owain Glyndŵr and his movement; Brutus, 1485 and political prophecy; Wales and the Reformation; Wales and the Renaissance; Wales and 16th-century politics – the Acts of Union.
-threshold -Threshold students (D- [42%]) will demonstrate an appropriate depth of knowledge of at least parts of the relevant field, and will make at least partly-successful attempts to frame arguments which engage with historical controversies
-good -Good students (B-, B, B+ [60s]) will show a solid level of achievement in all the criteria listed.
-excellent -Excellent students (A-, A, A+, A* [70s and above]) will show this solid achievement across the criteria combined with particularly impressive depths of knowledge and/or subtlety of analysis.
-another level-C- to C+ (50s) lefel students will demonstrate a greater depth of knowledge, and an ability to present evidence-based and coherent arguments on a number of topics relevant to the field.
Essay Plan and Bibliography