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A Renaissance Education: The Schooling of Thomas More's Daughter

The intellectual forces at work in the Tudor era ensured it was a pivotal period for children's education. Historian Dr Helen Castor reveals how the life and education of Margaret More, daughter of Thomas More, tell a story of the transforming power of knowledge. As a child in Tudor England, and educated to an exceptionally high level, Margaret embodies the intellectual spirit of the age - an era which embraced Humanism, the birth of the Church of England and the English Renaissance. This film reveals what a revolutionary intellectual spirit Margaret More was and how the ideas that shaped her education helped change the cultural life of England forever.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 1 Nov 2012 22:50

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerFiona Cushley
ProducerFiona Cushley
PresenterHelen Castor
PresenterHelen Castor
Series ProducerMary Sackville-West
Series ProducerMary Sackville-West
Executive ProducerHelen Thomas
Executive ProducerHelen Thomas