Re-Discovering the Making of the UK provides an accessible textbook for the early modern part of the revised History National Curriculum: ‘The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745’. It investigates four key topics:
– Daily life in the 1500s (for the rich, the poor, and family life)
– Religious change in Tudor times (from the English Reformation to the Gunpowder Plot)
– The English Civil War (from 1642 to the Restoration)
– The Scientific Revolution (viewed in context).