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At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of this seminar, the student should be capable of putting the historian's procedure into practice in the context of the documentary and critical study of a precise question in modern history.
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At his mere whim this Renaissance sovereign could not only have two of his wives and his most competent ministers executed, but also turn the whole society of his kingdom upside down. At the beginning of his reign, Henri VIII proved very medieval - he had a weakness for pomp and chivalry. He was well advised and reached a kind of balanced point in European relations. Although belatedly, he took the pah of despotism never to return and provided England with some of its most lasting features. We will try to explore his multifaceted period his brillant and perilous court, his clumsy military campaigns, dramatic religious upheavals, everyday life of a prosperous society, ad the unequal developments of arts and though.