Here is the document referred to by Professor Scott at the Thursday 21st January 2016 monthly meeting: Orientalism – Common Scale Patterns.
This is the resources page for the U3A Todmorden Magna Carta group. We met January to April 2015, the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Our co-convenor Jean Pearson’s report on what we did is attached here.
To add links or images please email Alan McDonald.
Official Magna Carta site – www.magnacarta800th.com
British Library – www.bl.uk/magna-carta
Review of British Library exhibition – http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1749
Royal Holloway London – https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/aboutus/newsandevents/events/magnacarta/magnacartamooc.aspx
Monologue by Marriott Edgar – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qqsZ_5W9eQ
BBC 4-part series on the Legacy of Magna Carta (January 2015) – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04y6wdt/episodes/guide
BBC2 Taking Liberties season including David Starkey one-hour film – http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2014/taking-liberties
William Marshall, the man who ensured the legacy of teh Magna Carta: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b054qc24
Coming up: Horrible Histories Special 13 Feb: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/horrible-histories
Modern day English – www.bl.uk/magna-carta/articles/magna-carta-english-translation
Lincoln 3-day conference in April – http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/whatson/eventsconferences/#
Day conference in Oxford in June (pricey) – https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/details.php?id=V100-282&area=month&y=2015&m=06&search_type=800
Pontefract Hermitage – said to be the ‘home’ of Peter who was executed by King John for foreseeing his downfall! – http://www.pontefractdispensaryhermitageactiongroup.btck.co.uk/HistoryoftheHermitageandOratory
Lancaster Castle – www.lancastercastle.com/history-heritage
Rochdale Town Hall bookings – email@example.com
King John – http://www.genordell.com/KingJohn.htm