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Destruction of the Monasteries 

By Squaducation - 2015

Thomas Cromwell explains what happened to the churches and religious houses after the Pilgrimage of Grace. 

Disease and Epidemic

By Squaducation - 2015

A Victorian woman describes the way Dr John Snow removed the handle from the water pump to prove cholera was spread by contaminated water

Dissolution of the Monasteries - part 1 

By Squaducation - 2015

Thomas Cromwell describes the beginning of the dissolution of the monasteries

Dissolution of the Monasteries - part 2 

By Squaducation - 2015

Thomas Cromwell talks about the beginning of the closure of the smaller monasteries and convents  

Dr. John Snow & Rev. Henry Whitehead

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 7 of this series John Snow talks about his collaboration with the Reverend Henry Whitehead.

Dr. John Snow: Gathering Evidence

By Squaducation - 2015

Part 3 of this series sees John Snow explaining how he proved his theory about the spread of Cholera. 

Dr. John Snow: Introduction

By Squaducation - 2015

In the first of this series Dr John Snow introduces himself and discusses his thoughts on cholera.

Dr. John Snow: Proving a Theory

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 2 of this series, John Snow talks about proving his theory on how cholera is spread.

Dr. John Snow: Removing the Pump Handle

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 6 of this series, John Snow describes how he presented his findings to authorities and persuaded them to remove the handle from the water…

Dr. John Snow: the Investigation Continues

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 4 of this series John Snow describes how he investigated the cause of the outbreak of cholera.

Dr. John Snow: Unravelling a Mystery

By Squaducation - 2015

Part 5 of this series sees John Snow's continuing investigation into the cause of Cholera.

Edward Jenner's Vaccination

By Squaducation - 2015

Edward Jenner describes the experiment he carried out to develop his vaccination against smallpox 

Edward Jenner: Smallpox

By Squaducation - 2015

Edward Jenner explains what smallpox is, why people feared it so much and how inoculations were sometimes used to protect people.

Egyptian Gods - part 1

By Squaducation - 2015

An Egyptian priestess describes some of the Egyptian gods and what they represented; covering Ra, Geb, Nut and Shu

Egyptian Gods - part 2

By Squaducation - 2015

An Egyptian priestess continues the story of the Egyptian gods, referring to Osiris, Isis, Set and Nephthys

Egyptian Gods - part 3

By Squaducation - 2015

An Egyptian priestess describes some of the more unusual animal gods the Egyptians prayed to like Bast, the cat goddess and Sobek who has the head of…

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

By Squaducation - 2015

An Egyptian priest explains what hieroglyphics are, who reads and writes and how the pictures were carved into stone as well as written on papyrus.

Emily Wilding Davison

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline Pankhurst explains who Emily Davison was, and what she did for the suffrage movement.

Emmeline Pankhurst and Keir Hardie

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline talks about becoming friends with Keir Hardie and joining the Independent Labour Party

Emmeline Pankhurst and Winston Churchill

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline Pankhurst talks about the WSPU opposition to the Liberal party and the defeat of Winston Churchill

Emmeline Pankhurst in Prison

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline Pankhurst discusses the time she spent in prison and its effect upon her.

Emmeline Pankhurst: Becoming a Suffragist

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline Pankhurst introduces herself, her early life and some of the events that led her to be come a suffragette.

Emmeline Pankhurst: Woman Registrar

By Squaducation - 2015

Emmeline Pankhurst talks about her time as a woman registrar

English Civil War: A Parliamentarian

By Squaducation - 2015

A description of the causes of the Civil War from a Parliamentarian's point of view, including the ship taxes and the King's expensive lifestyle.

English Civil War: A Cavalry Trooper

By Squaducation - 2015

A description of a New Model Army cavalry trooper, one of Cromwell's ironsides which includes the clothing they wore and the weapons used.

English Civil War: A Musketeer

By Squaducation - 2015

A description of a musketeer, a roundhead in Cromwell's army; his clothing, equipment and the workings of a matchlock musket

English Civil War: A Pikeman

By Squaducation - 2015

A description of the armour worn by pikemen during the English Civil War, it also shows his main weapon, the long pike and explains how it was used.

English Civil War: A Royalist Soldier

By Squaducation - 2015

A Royalist soldier gives his point of view and explains why he follows the King

English Civil War: An Artillery Master

By Squaducation - 2015

A description of how important science and mathematics were to the artillery in calculating distance and trajectory of a shot together with how much…

Family Life for Men in Ancient Greece

By Squaducation - 2015

This short video gives a man's view of life in Ancient Greece, his position as head of the household and his values

Family Life for Women in Ancient Greece

By Squaducation - 2015

This short video gives a middle-class woman's view of life in Ancient Greece

Farming in Ancient Greece

By Squaducation - 2015

This short video describes what life is like on a farm in Ancient Greece, the terraces they farm on and food they grow and eat

Farming Techniques of the Maya

By Squaducation - 2015

This short video explains some of the challenges faced by Maya farmers and how they overcame them with raised terraces, aqueducts and irrigation.

Florence Nightingale: After the Crimea

By Squaducation - 2015

In the final clip of this series, Florence describes her life after the Crimea War, the report she published on her experiences there and the…

Florence Nightingale: Scutari Hospital - part 1

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 4 of this series, Florence talks about her arrival at Scutari Hospital and her dismay at the sanitary conditions there..

Florence Nightingale: Scutari Hospital - part 2

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 5 of this series, Florence describes the time she spent at Scutari hospital and the practices she introduced there.

Florence Nightingale: the Crimea

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 3 of this series, Florence explains why she recruited a team of nurses and travelling out to the Crimea.

Florence Nightingale: the Early Years

By Squaducation - 2015

Part 1 of a series on Florence Nightingale where she describes her early life, and what she felt it was like to be born in an age dominated by men.

Florence Nightingale: Training

By Squaducation - 2015

In part 2 of this series, Florence explains what training she undertook to become a nurse and the first hospital she worked in.

Galen and Hippocrates

By Squaducation - 2015

In this short video, Galen talks about Hippocrates and his theories

Galen and the Four Humors

By Squaducation - 2015

Galen explains what the four humours are and how they could be balanced to make people better.

Galen the Physician

By Squaducation - 2015

The Ancient Greek physician Galen talks about his travels as a young man and the importance of Alexandria, Egypt.

Gladiators

By Squaducation - 2015

This short video describes the different types of gladiator such as the retiarius and the murmillo together with the different weapons and helmets…

Great Plague 1665 - Samuel Pepys's Account

By Squaducation - 2015

Samuel Pepys gives an eye witness account of the Great Plague in London in 1665.

Heavyweight Crossbow

By Squaducation - 2015

A medieval bowman describes the more powerful heavyweight crossbow which uses a complex windlass mechanism to load it.

Henry VII - The King is Dead

By Squaducation - 2015

This video describes the funeral of King Henry VII, and his successor King Henry VIII's, promise to marry Catherine of Aragon and keep the alliance…

Henry VII's Children

By Squaducation - 2015

A Tudor lady talks about the seven children born to Henry VII and Elizabeth, including their first born Arthur and Henry who went on to become King…

Henry VII: What Did He Look Like?

By Squaducation - 2015

This video explores Henry Tudor and his coronation in 1485.  It also covers his marriage to Elizabeth of York uniting the house of Lancaster with…