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History Resources

Dr Sophie Therese Ambler - Simon de Montfort’s medieval revolution

Listen to the History Extra podcast by Dr Sophie Therese Ambler, lecturer in Later Medieval British and European History.

Click here as she chronicles the dramatic life of Simon de Montfort, the 13th-century rebel who battled Henry III for mastery in England.

Please click below to view YouTube playlists and taster lectures created by our academics in the History Department on their research interests.

Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold

With this free online course from Lancaster University, we will use Lancaster Castle to investigate how 2000 years of history has shaped the north-west of England.

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If you love History, read our magazine - EPOCH

EPOCH is a magazine published by members of the history community at Lancaster University. It allows our postgraduate to show their work for everyone to enjoy. People from other universities have also contributed to bring you global history.

Please click the link below to look through articles on different regions around the world.


If you'd like to get an insight in to the books used and read at degree level, click the links below.