From St. Augustine to Elizabeth I: England’s First Christian Millennium
This course is part of Dillington Discovery Summer/Autumn week.
From the conversion of the English to Christianity by Roman and Irish missionaries in the 7th century to the creation of a church of England under Elizabeth in the 16th century, this course tracks the major staging posts in a journey through a fascinating period in this country’s history.
We will also look at the great artistic legacy of the period: architecture, illuminated manuscripts and music.
There will be a field trip to a site of related interest. All-comers welcome.
Residential Fees From: £780. There will be a supplement of £50 for this course towards the cost of transport and entrance fees.
Non-resident fee £324 (includes supplement)
Course runs from Dinner on Sunday to Lunch on Friday.
Mark Cottle was born in the Scilly Isles, educated at Truro School in Cornwall and was a graduate of Birmingham University with a Masters Degree in late Medieval History. Mark has spent over 20 years lecturing in Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Tudor history in further and higher education.
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