Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title The story of medieval England [videorecording] : from King Arthur to the Tudor conquest / Jennifer Paxton.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    941.03 STO    Available
Description 6 videodiscs (ca. 18 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guidebook (vi, 203 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series The great courses. History. Medieval history
Great courses (DVD)
Note Course guidebook includes professor biographies, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, glossary and bibliography.
36 lectures (30 minutes each)
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.
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 -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Added Author Paxton, Jennifer. Speaker.
Teaching Company.
Added Title From King Arthur to the Tudor conquest
ISBN 1598037080
Music No. 8410 Teaching company
PD8410A Teaching Company (set)
ID8410A Teaching Company (DVDs)
PB8410A Teaching Company (guidebook)

Available items only