At the University of Northampton we use all kinds of interesting methods to assess our students! This piece of work by Nicole Brack was submitted as part of last year's assessments for the Wars of the Roses module, and Nicole has given permission for us to share it. The relationship between Henry VII and Elizabeth... Continue Reading →
Was Richard III guilty of murdering the Princes in the Tower?
This blog post is by Amber Millard, submitted last year as a coursework assignment for the module The Wars of the Roses. Now it's marked and deanonymised we can share it with you! The Two Princes Edward and Richard in the Tower,painted by Sir John Everett Millais, 1878. One of the most debated topics in... Continue Reading →
How Edward IV Inspired Game of Thrones’ Robb Stark
As part of the degree course at UON, history students have the opportunity to be assessed by all kinds of interesting methods, from podcasts to posters. Over the next few weeks we'll showcase some student work (now it's been marked and de-anonymised!) here. This is a blog post completed for the module Wars of the... Continue Reading →
Why History Matters: A Student Perspective
This post is by our student Charlotte - you can read more of her thoughts on her blog. I have been asked so many times, ‘what is the point in studying history?’ and ‘what good is a history degree?’ So, I thought I would write a blog about it! What drives your desire to study?... Continue Reading →