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17 Mar: Wars of the Roses Webinar from The National Archives

Details of this free webinar

1 Feb: Helping students think about the provenance of sources

A couple of ideas – students assess the likely certainty of answer or predict what a source will say before they read or look at it …

31 Jan: Conference News 2017

Links to programmes and booking details for the HA and SHP Conferences and the HA’s Regional Forum events …

24 Jan: Exploring & Teaching Medieval History

Introducing a new long-term project exploring approaches to teaching about the Middle Ages and also a new HA publication on the same theme ….

13 Jan: The Fishpool Hoard

Is it evidence of Lancastrian resistance 1461-1464?

8 Jan: The Ryther Hoard and the Lambert Simnel Rebellion

A new resource for A level …

26 Nov: Understanding the English Succession: 1051-66

An activity providing an overview of the changing possibilities regarding the English succession in 1066 …

20 Nov: Nationalities and Family Connections: 1066

A short activity exploring links between England, Denmark and Normandy through the parentage of Edward the Confessor and Harold Godwinson …

19 Nov: Why was William able to invade England in 1066?

A short-role play explaining how events in northern France affected William’s chances of invading England …

16 Oct: Did people worry about dirt and disease in the later middle ages?

A favourite activity from the 1990s that may still be useful at GCSE or at KS3

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