|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials||10 x 2 hours|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 1 2,500/3,000 word essay||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 2 2,500/3,000 word essay||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 1 2,500/3,000 word essay||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 2 2,500/3,000 word essay||50%|
Students will be introduced to the materials and methods for the study of landownership in Wales in the period 1400 - 1800. The course identifies the medieval framework and describes and analyses the developments of the early modern period.
1. Introductory session
2. Why study land and its ownership in Wales?
3. The Rise and ‘Decline’ of the Gentry
4. Landownership, Law and Inheritance
5. Property, crime and society
6. Land, authority and politics
7. Social relations and the landed estate
8. Rural Discontent
9. The View from Outside
10. The Paternal Landowner: myth or reality?
This module is at CQFW Level 7