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HI4024: SPECIAL SUBJECT: THE THREE KINGDOMS IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course will take a chronological approach to the three Stuart kingdoms in the seventeenth century from the regal union in 1603 to the Anglo-Scottish parliamentary union in 1707. It will begin with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the English throne in 1603 and the creation of the Stuart monarchy of Britain and Ireland. It will continue to examine the collapse of the Stuart monarchy in 1638- 42 leading to the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and the rise of Oliver Cromwell in the 1640s and 1650s. Download course guide.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Kirsteen MacKenzie

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 4
  • Either Erasmus Off Campus or History (HI)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • HI4015 Special Subject 1 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will take a chronological approach to the three Stuart kingdoms in the seventeenth century from the regal union in 1603 to the Anglo-Scottish parliamentary union in 1707. It will begin with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the English throne in 1603 and the creation of the Stuart monarchy of Britain and Ireland. It will continue to examine the collapse of the Stuart monarchy in 1638- 42 leading to the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and the rise of Oliver Cromwell in the 1640s and 1650s. It will evaluate the reigns of 'Charles II and James II and examine the 'Glorious Revolution'. Finally the course will explore the events which led to British parliamentary union in 1707.   All events will be examined their wider British, Irish and European contexts.

Further Information & Notes

Students are not permitted to register for this course after the end of week 2 of teaching.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • One 3-hour written examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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