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Class Code
HJ200H
Module Title
Outlaws In Medieval England And Wales
Venue
Library
Town
Colwyn Bay
Day
Wednesday
Start Time
1.30pm
End Time
3.30pm
Start Date
10-01-2018
End Date
21-03-2018
Other Date(s)
17/01/2018
24/01/2018
31/01/2018
07/02/2018
21/02/2018
28/02/2018
07/03/2018
14/03/2018
Tutor(s)
Rossini, Gill(Ms)
Fees
£110.00 (concessions: £90.00)
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Brief description

Through an examination of the socio-legal concept of outlawry to provide an insight on law and order issues in Medieval English and Welsh society. Module will also trace the development of outlaw tales as a literary genre in the middle ages. Further, using contemporary record sources, students will be challenged to determine whether selected outlaws were villains, or, victims of political intrigue or legal injustice.
This course investigates the phenomenon of outlawry in the middle ages both in terms of historical fact and of how the outlaw was presented in literature and contemporary record sources. Hereward the Wake, Robin Hood from England, Edric 'The Wild', Fulk Fitz Waryn and Humfrey Kynaston from the Welsh March and Welsh outlaws such as the Red Bandits of Mawddwy, will all be considered.

Note

This module is at CQFW Level 4

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