The Reformation: the view from the north

Annual Conference 2013 Podcast

By Professor Bill Sheils, published 5th June 2013

Lecture from the Historical Association 2013 Annual Conference - Podcast

Professor Bill Sheils - University of York

The Reformation comprised a range of regional and local experiences, each with its own character and chronology. This talk will examine the broad characteristics of religious change in the north of England between 1520 and 1640, and identify local variation within the region also. The idea is to provide ways for teachers and others to use local sources and what they show us to challenge the national story and to engage students at all levels with the value of local historical materials and to introduce them to the ways in which historians approach processes of cultural and religious change.

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