Academic Papers on England (Before 1700)

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Anne and Mary Boleyn

  • 3 page paper

In three pages this paper contrasts and compares these sisters in terms of their relationship, how both were used for the advancement of their families, their involvements with Henry VIII, and their perceptions of duty. One source is listed in the bibliography.

The writer of this 14 page research paper provides an informative informative view on the Stonehenge Temples in England. The description of Stonehenge is inclued, as well as the theories on how this monument came to be. Bibliography included.

Thomas A Becket

  • 5 page paper

5 pages in length. Just as fascinating as the mystery that surrounds his murder is the whereabouts of Thomas A Becket's bones. The English saint's death was considered so dramatic that its historical value has withheld the test of time, as well as inspired countless poems, novels, plays and films. Unraveling the mystery around Becket's ...

A 5 page essay which compares the English document with the American Constitution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the history of England as it reflects the neoclassism of the 17th and 18th centuries and correlates this to the development of England's earliest asylum. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Medieval Feudalism

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page research paper exploring the elements of medieval feudalism in England. Descriptions of what constituted medieval feudalism, reason for wars, status of women and the decline of the feudal system are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 references.

In this 9 page paper, the writer is concerned with whether or not Feudalism imposed by the 11th century Norman Conquest truly had an impact on politics in England. Issues of ownership, social class, and much more are examined to reach the ultimate conclusion that the impact of Feudalism was a positive one indeed. Bibliography ...

This 8 page paper reviews how feudalism evolved from its original application after the Norman Conquest and the rule of William I. Bibliography lists five sources.

A 3 page essay discussing John Locke's perceptions and philosophy regarding human ideas as the primary and the difference to ideas of the secondary qualities. No additional sources cited.

Mary I has come down in history with the unpleasant name of "Bloody Mary" because of the religious persecutions of her reign. This 7 page paper reviews W.F.M. Prescott's book entitled "Mary Tudor" -- a text which goes into considerable detail about the Queen's terrifying reign. No other sources are cited.

This 11 page paper examines the Anglo-Saxon settlement in England -- why they moved there, their subsequent society and culture. Particular emphasis is paid to medieval literature and its reflection of the Anglo-Saxons. Bibliography lists 8+ sources.

This 11 page report summarizes the history of the English Civil War during the period of 1642-1651. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

English Feudalism

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper discussing English feudalism under two kings: Edward the Confessor, and William the Conqueror. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

English History Essays

  • 6 page paper

8+ page worth of essays pertaining to English history. Topics include William the Conqueror, Henry II, Thomas Becket, The Magna Carta, The Hundred Years' War, and the Wars of the Roses. Bibliography lists 6 primary and secondary references.

Francis I

  • 5 page paper

5 page biography and general discussion of England's Francis I (16th century). Good for those studying Western Civilization; Keyword Western Civ. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Frederick II

  • 4 page paper

Brief 4 page biographical overview of Frederick II- the eighteenth century English monarch. Paper outlines his life, times, and political activities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the affects of French and English colonization from the 1500's to present day and the benefits derived from it. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

6 pages in length. This paper discusses and compares two of King Henry VIII's six wives and their very different fates at the hand of their husband. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper examines the impact of urbanization on the established system of feudalism in the Middle Ages. The Magna Carta, the growth of cities, the centralization of governmental power all led toward the ultimate collapse of feudalism. Bibliography lists six sources.

King Canute

  • 10 page paper

10 pages in length. After a century as Danish plunder of England, Canute came to the throne. He was also the king of Denmark and Sweden but held a special fondness for England. His reign was peaceful and prosperous for England. Canute's life and work are discussed. Bibliography included.

A 5 page overview of King John of England. Presents the perspective that the societal wrongs typically associated with King John were really in existence prior to his gaining the throne and that the Magna Carta's original provisions were designed to protect England's rich, not her common citizens. Bibliography lists four sources.

This 6 page research paper describes the life of a typical member of Elizabethan society. Specifically discussed are Elizabethan work, play, food, drink, fashions, hairstyles and amusements. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

An 8 page paper discussing the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I to England. Bibliography lists six sources.

Both English leaders are compared and contrasted in this 6 page analysis which focuses on biographies of these famous subjects. Queen Elizabeth I by John E. Neale and Oliver Cromwell by Peter Gaunt are discussed in depth. No additional sources are cited.

An 11 page research paper examining poverty and its growth during the reign of Elizabeth I. England's population nearly doubled during the period between 1520 and 1620. Coupled with an estimated 40% inflation with no appreciable rise in wages, those on the fringe lost living standard ground and their numbers increased dramatically. ...

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