Did the Norman Conquest change everyday life?

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An overall assessment of how far the Norman Conquest affected every day life.
An evaluation of the different impacts on the aristocracy compared to the peasantry.
An understanding of how the Normans affected land use, language, laws, and castles.
Alex Richardson Host: Alex is a History teacher at Warlingham School, with an MRes in History from Goldsmiths University. His specialist areas are the German Revolution of 1918, the Cold War, and the history of the early Soviet Union.

Normans changed so many aspects of life in England...tune in to find out more! This class will take a ‘zoomed out’ view of the overall changes and continuities in everyday life following the Norman Conquest, with a focus on land, laws, castles, and language. For each of these changes students will examine the impact on both the aristocracy and the peasantry, and explain the differences in how these classes were affected. 

This is a great class for anyone currently covering the topic but also for students who have an interest in the subject or want to get ahead with a firm background understanding allowing them to excel in exams and teacher assessments. 

Related Classes: How did the Normans change Education?How religious were people in Norman times?The Impact of the Norman Conquest on Villages

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This class is suitable for History students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

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You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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