A History of Royal Fashion
The University of Glasgow
  • Start Date: 23 Mar, 2020
  • 5 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Explore how British kings and queens have influenced fashion over 500 years. In partnership with Historic Royal Palaces.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how royalty used fashion to entertain, control and impress


A History of Royal Fashion takes you into the wardrobes of British kings and queens across five royal dynasties from the Tudors, Stuarts and Georgians to the Victorians and Windsors.


With exclusive access to the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, experts at the University of Glasgow and Historic Royal Palaces will introduce you to the different sources we can use to study fashion history.


Go behind the scenes at the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace and the Banqueting House to explore the styles of monarchs and their families and the impact of their clothing on society.


This course is designed for those who have an interest in fashion and history. No prior knowledge is required; all learners are welcome.


While the Educators themselves aren’t available to facilitate this run, we encourage you to engage with other learners and there are opportunities to do this throughout the course.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

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