Testimonials

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How we used to live... So fascinating, especially when compared with the similarities of today. Toni Mount has produced an interesting and engaging course which I absolutely loved completing. I have learned so much! My favourite section was The Archer's Tale and I liked the video of the man who completed the pilgrimage to Canterbury from Southampton. Well done, Toni! This course is a winner!

Janine April 25, 2016

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A great and worthwhile course.  I will study more on Medieval Courses for certain!

Tonya Osborne-Blake October 30, 2017

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I greatly enjoyed taking Everyday Life of Medieval Folk from Medieval courses. The 20 modules cover a wide range of interesting topics and detail many fascinating people and facts.
Each module is written in an easy to follow style and filled with so many wonderful tidbits of medieval daily life and the end of module quiz is a great way to test your knowledge of what your learning.
I highly recommend this course to anyone with an interest in learning more about the medieval time period. I found I learned a lot more about the time period than I previously knew. Thank you, Toni.

Marsha January 19, 2016

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I thought the course was excellent. It gave enough information, but not too much. It was thorough, interesting and I enjoyed having to answer the questions. Again, I thought the balance of the course to be perfect. Many thanks, I genuinely enjoyed it!

Virginia August 21, 2016

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I have done several courses and enjoyed them all!

Laticia Wolter September 13, 2017

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Loved it. Bring on more please

Debbie August 28, 2016

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I enjoyed working my way through the modules and learned much. I liked the way "asides" were inserted into the text so that reading did not become a chore, more of an enjoyment. Many of my misconceptions and gaps in knowledge were corrected. Thank you.

Sally February 8, 2017

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I enjoyed the whole course. I learned so much but I didn't know how complicated the subject is. And I was surprised about the canceling of Christmas. Well- planned course and well-written.

Sandra Warfield September 20, 2017

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I loved this course, but I found it the most challenging so far of the ones I've taken. There is a lot of detail in this one and a lot of names and dates. Overall, it was fun and I am going back to read and listen to all the course materials again.

Sandra March 23, 2017

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I loved the course, studying each new topic was a real treat for me after a boring working day, and I didn’t expect to be so gripped

Polina Zemtsevatrista-farnon April 23, 2018

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enjoyed the course
very interesting learnt a lot

Caroline Sprigg March 15, 2018

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Very good indeed. Thanks a lot !!!

Newton July 21, 2017

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Very comprehensive.
I enjoyed all the modules immensely.

Samantha Bulmer October 1, 2017

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I loved this course. I enjoyed listening to each lesson and I learned so much! It was a privilege and a pleasure to listen to the lovely and clear narration. I intend to take further courses. Thank you for all the hard work it must have taken to put this all together!

Valerie Canosa October 1, 2017

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I enjoyed every minute of doing the course, as a relatively recently new member of the Richard the III Society it has given me a very good basis on which I can build and learn more. I can now contribute to discussions more. It has also along with some other sources helped me finally make a decision about what I believe happened to the Princes, not that I doubted Richard's good character for a minute!

The course is well set out, clear and easy to understand. Easy to start, put down and then return to again so as it can be fitted into a busy life. I think I may well go on to do the heroes and villains course when I have the money to do so.

Caroline June 23, 2016

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Easy to access and full of great information, renowned historian and medieval author Toni Mounts explores the world of the medieval period in her course “Everyday Life of Medieval Folk”.

With the course online and able to be accessed throughout the year you are able to study in your own time, at your own pace, and in the comfort of your own home! With twenty units focusing on different people and occupations of the medieval period there is something for everyone in this course.

Finally there is a medieval course available for everyone no matter where they live in the world!

Sarah Everyday Life of Medieval Folk December 9, 2015

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I love these courses. I learned a lot from this one and all the others. Keep them coming!

Sandra Warfield August 20, 2018

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I really really enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more!:) This is the kind of stuff that I've ALWAYS been looking for! Just perfect

Teri October 18, 2016

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This course was incredibly informative, it told me so much about the crime and punishment law that I did not know, it was awesome.

Charlotte July 28, 2017

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I have been a member of the Richard lll Society for many, many years and I can honestly say I loved this course which Toni has written and produced beautifully.
I hope it will encourage others to learn about Richard and his life and times. This is a fascinating period to study which has everything: battles, knights, castles, treason - sufficient to surely draw the interest of those with an interest in past.
Well done to all concerned!

Janine March 22, 2016

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Very interesting information on specific criminals as well as more details about the formation of different police forces and origins of uniform and equipment. All in all a very informative course, which I enjoyed very much.

Angela Blaydon October 30, 2017

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Organized, factual and quite fascinating. I loved the narrator’s beautiful accent. Listened not for details but for general new information.

Virginia Dane May 17, 2020

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Very interesting and well presented.

Janet Avery October 23, 2019

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Really enjoyed this course

Christine Houghton April 3, 2018

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The content of the course was well organized. The reader did an excellent job.

Rich January 9, 2017

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I loved this course! As a lover of medieval British history, I was so excited to find a course on women! Aside from being extremely informative on the lives of women across the social scale, it was also very entertaining! I can’t wait to sign up for my next course!

Jackie Kossoff April 3, 2018

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Very interesting and intriguing course I learned quite a lot from it. Thank you!

Sandra Warfield July 2, 2019

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Just great 🙂

Sarah Peters October 13, 2019

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I really enjoyed this course and learned a lot!

Francesca January 29, 2016

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Thank you for letting me try out this course during your trial period. I really enjoyed all of the modules (20!) and learned a lot of things I didn't know before. Toni Mount's research is great, and Claire Ridgway's reading made learning a joy.

Tudor Guy Everyday Life of Medieval Folk December 3, 2015

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I really enjoyed this course because it has taught me so many things about women from medieval and Tudor times that are so amazing!! There are so many cool stories in this course...I wonder why Hollywood hasn't made some of them into movies yet!
Thank you!! I very much enjoyed this!

Teri Martin January 22, 2018

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I thoroughly enjoyed the course and only wish that it had been much longer. It reinforced my knowledge from the numerous books that I have read on the subject and I gleaned many new facts. I had not expected the inclusion of the 1984 Trial which I had previously dismissed due to its date (i.e. not having the facts of the most recent archaeological finds) but found it very interesting.

Anthony Cox May 10, 2018

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I was absolutely mesmerized by the lesson on Anne Boleyn's coronation. It was well past time to shut the computer off but I read a paragraph and the "story" of her coronation was so real, colorful and exciting that I couldn't stop reading.

Thank you so much for such professional work that allows me to continue to learn and occasionally find myself back in 1533 as I did last night.

Sandra June 19, 2017

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I LOVED the course! All you need is a computer and you're set. I like that you can keep the transcripts from each module. I think the parts I enjoyed the most were the examples of 'ever day' people. Instead of just focusing on royalty there were countless examples of commoners, middle class people, higher ranking people and of course royalty. Loved that!

Sarah January 5, 2016

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Fascinating, thank you so much.

Wendy Ahl January 29, 2018

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I enjoyed it very much, thanks.

Monica L October 29, 2019

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It was fascinating!! I loved listening.

Rebecca Burrington February 12, 2019

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I have loved this course and I have learned a great deal. It is well-constructed and very accessible, which makes learning a real joy. Thank you to all concerned.

Angela Blaydon September 18, 2017

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I loved this course. Having read so many historical novels on Richard III, I was pleased to realise how much of them were actually true.
Sharon Penman, Jean Plaidy and Phillipa Gregory among them.

Samantha July 18, 2017

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Richard III has always been a particularly fascinating historical character to me: the mysteries surrounding his nephews, Richards supposed villainy at odds with his acts as a King, his heartbreaking losses of wife and child, his undying loyalty to his brother....contradictions abound! So this course, as others I have perused, only served to intrigue me further. What I would give to have that moment (or two!) with a contemporary, reliable source!
I was not expecting a decidedly pro-Ricardian stance - not that it swayed or determined any frame of mind I have or questions I have- I was expecting a more "cut and dry" formula. Was rather surprised and pleased to have personal opinion inserted into this extremely well-done and presented course!

Deborah June 29, 2017

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It was great

Renee November 24, 2016

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I have thoroughly enjoyed this course, and plan on taking many more from you!

Amanda November 14, 2016

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This course was very stimulating and highly interesting.

Samantha July 21, 2017

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I really enjoyed this course, the modules were fascinating. The audio lessons were both informative and enjoyable. I have definitely learnt a lot about the day to day lives of medieval people.

Jennifer June 7, 2017

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It was great! I enjoyed the history of crime and punishment and especially the individual histories of criminals I've never heard of since I'm in the States. Mary Ann Cotton's case is especially interesting and sad. Interesting, too, that one of the perpetrators was shipped off to Maryland where I live. I always get so much out of these courses and this one was no exception. Thank you for the course!

Sandra Warfield November 13, 2017

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I love the course! I love opportunities that give me the chance to step into the Tudor world and learn, and this is perfect! I love the flexibility, as you guys know I have very little free time. This course gives me the opportunity to learn at my leisure. That is so great for people like me!!!

Laurie January 7, 2016

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I found this course extremely enjoyable. It cast a new light on Richard III and dispelled some of the myths I thought were truth. I still have questions but there are just some things we can't know. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in history.

Kimberly April 18, 2017

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Although I thought this course rather brief in its materials, quite an in depth study was provided. The C of E has always intrigued me as I was raised Lutheran and not only enjoyed learning about Martin Luther but Henry VIII- particularily as he was so against Martin Luther's leaning initially. I find it fascinating how politics and religion try time and again throughout history to convince people they are "seperate" entities but are so completely intertwined and almost inseperable.

Deborah Harsen March 26, 2018

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It was very interesting, it was very intriguing, it was easy to read, fun to do.

Sandra Akin May 17, 2020

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Very enjoyable course!

Stacy Biccum September 20, 2017