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.