Edward I: Relations between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Medieval British History

by Dr Philip Morgan, 12th August 2015

The First English Empire

In this podcast Dr Philip Morgan of Keele University examines the significance of the reign of Edward I and relations between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

1. Introduction: The First English Empire. Arthurian ambitions.
2. State building across the British Isles.
3. Resistance to Edward I's ambitions in Wales and Scotland. Robert the Bruce.
4. A fragile and short term conquest of the British Isles. The Rise of Westminster.


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